Food Photography with Artificial Ego Lights

3 minutes
July 18, 2017
Carole Jones

I get so many questions from all of my rockstar readers and many of them revolve around my photos, so I thought I would share one of my favorite food photography tips today!

Food Photography with Lowel Ego Artificial Lights

It has been 7 years since I began my food blog at My Kitchen Escapades and when I look back at some of my older photos, I can’t help but cringe!  In fact, I have started a new Recipe Retake Series just so you can have a proper photo of some of my earlier recipes.  You deserve it!

Over the years, the biggest lighting roadblock I’ve encountered are the long Minnesota winters because it gets dark at 5:00 pm.  I love natural sunlight for shooting my photos, but that isn’t always available when I am pulling a recipe out the oven.  Especially since most of the baking I do for our family of 8 is after my littles are fast asleep in their beds and it is pitch black outside.

So, let’s take a minute and take a look at different lighting options with the exact same photo….


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Carole Jones

Carole Jones is an Arizona-based cookbook author & food blogger. She's authored The 30 Minute Cooking From Frozen Cookbook and the self-published Take 5: Chicken e-cookbook. For the past 15 years, Carole has shared her culinary adventures cooking and baking for her six brutally honest children here on My Kitchen Escapades. Hot, crusty bread is Carole's love language, but her two adorable grandchildren are a close second. Yes, second. Don't judge.

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