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Mad keen photographer figuring it out as she goes!

Loaded Apricot Meringue

Time to step up my game and start making food specifically for the camera.  I had some ripe apricots and a pomegranate, and experimented with one way of combining them, but it didnt work out so well. Today I bought … Continue reading

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Zephyr Marshmallow

  One one of my food FB groups, a lady posted an image of gorgeous pink swirly meringue looking things – turns out they are an east european dessert called Zephyr. Zephyr recipe link They are a marshmallow made with … Continue reading

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Props and Accessories for Food Photography

One of my biggest challenges when I started out with shooting food was not having enough variety of props.  The range of things you need is quite extensive and will also depend on the style of shooting you do as … Continue reading

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Styling a Food Shot

Got a splendid haul of red currants in the garden this year and what better way to showcase them than with a gorgeous tarnished silver jug on a clean white background? Now I have my flash up and going, its … Continue reading

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Experimenting with Flash

Recently I have been struggling with my food photography due to issues with light – in short, there hasn’t been enough of it as the summer we have had so far more resembles winter. It has been dark and overcast … Continue reading

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ICM Beach Scenes

Today I went down to the local beach with my camera setup to do more ICM – Intentional Camera Movement images.  I was recommended to check out a British photographer who does a lot in this style and he had … Continue reading

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Intentional Camera Movement

In November I am taking part in a Camera Mode Challenge – where the idea is to challenge yourself to learn more about your camera mode settings and to try something new. One of the things I have never done … Continue reading

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