Put things in the right spot: Food Photography
To photograph food properly is an art form in its own right. Food photographers use many techniques to let food come across well in advertisement and media. How this works, you can read here:
Within professional photography there are two big areas: first the photo journalism, secondly the advertising photography. While photo journalism is about objective representation of reality, the advertising photography wants to represent people and objects in an especially attractive way. The advertising photographer reproduces the world with his camera to stimulate consumption.
- Aspects of Food Photography
Freshness and attractivity are the most important elements in the effectiveness of food photography. Indeed, food is a perishable product and not always looks in the reality as nice as the photographers wish for. Hence, help is needed with some tricks.
- Tricks of Food Photographers
Christopher Mick (47) lives in Essen, has studied Communication Design and runs his own photo studio in Düsseldorf-Unterbilk. Self-employed since 1996, first as Art Director and photographer, since a few years exclusively as photographer. Main focus on food and food technology.
- „With food I always count on surprises.“