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!
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….