An important aspect of food photography, or any kind of photography, is camera angle. With food though you have to think about what will show off the element of the dish. Does the dish have a glossy top that you want to show off? Or neat layering that you want to be in the spotlight? These are things you need to consider when bringing up the camera to snap the shot.
Here are three of the best camera angles: from above, straight on, and three-quarters. Continue reading
Update: Laurel West is the winner of this giveaway! Thanks for playing!
I’m super excited to be givingaway a beautiful set of mugs from the Etsy shop Carnevale Clay. They hand make the most unique and wonderful clay items for the kitchen.
Carnevale Clay is giving this set of red cafe mugs to one lucky reader! Thanks so much to Carnevale Clay for doing this giveaway with us, it’s so fun. And trust me lucky winner, these mugs are even better in person.
Just visit their store, and leave a comment below!
A winner will be chosen at random Thursday, December 5th at 5:00PM Pacific time.
Set includes two handmade clay mugs.
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I look forward to Thanksgiving mostly because I officially get to bust out the Christmas music the day after. And get to say “merry Christmas!!” to everyone I encounter without getting weird looks. So let’s kick off the season with chocolate! And mint! And merriment!
This is one of those deceiving desserts that looks way way harder then it is. The hardest part is making sure you remember to use pie weights when baking the crust, as I did not remember. And I ended up with a sunken deformed crust. Oh well, It’s beautiful in it’s imperfections. You can probably actually make a crust that looks good, don’t rub it in, one day I will do it too.
Backdrops are some of the most important elements in taking a photograph. A messy and distracting background compared to a clear and simple backdrops is one of the main components to taking a professional looking photograph. Here are some thing I have learned when it comes to selecting a backdrop for food photography.
I seriously do not know how I have had this blog for so long and never blogged this recipe. Every year I have the intention of blogging the multiple pies I make, but never get the chance to photograph it before it’s consumed. Oh and I busted out the Christmas music while I made this, and confession, I am listening to it while I type this. Dang it! I can’t help it! It’s about that time and I am more excited about the holidays this year then I have been in years.
You want to know the secrete to the best pumpkin pie? Homemade pumpkin puree, and whole cream. My pies are never perfect looking, my crust is made with 100% butter so it’s normally a little deformed (as you can tell in the picture). But the imperfections are worth it, the taste makes up for that by ten fold.
Update: Especially Eli was the random winner of this giveaway! Thanks for everyone who entered! It was so fun to hear from all of you. I have some more giveaways in the making so stay tuned!
Guys! I brought you back something from my trip! Chocolate from Switzerland, a classic reindeer cookie cutter from Salzburg as well as a awesome giant wooden spoon from Austria! This is the first giveaway that I have done on the blog and I am so excited to share some sweet stuff from the places I visited.
Here are the details:
Includes, an awesome giant wooden spoon, reindeer cookie cutter (about 3 inches), and two dark chocolate (72% coco) bars!
To enter, just leave a comment! (Keeping it simple this first time around!) Deadline to enter is November 14th by 5pm Pacific time. Winner will be chosen by random.
So excited to share with you!
These are a classic in my family. The card that is always pulled out of the recipe files when biscuits are needed to accompany a dinner. I think I started making these when I was around 10 when I started making these, I cannot believe I am just getting around to blogging them. They always turn out so fluffy and light. I made these for dinner at my parent’s house tonight, we just finished up eating them alongside a beef roast. I’m sitting on the floor of my parent’s kitchen listening to the quibble over the last of the biscuits. I think they have it sorted out now, the adults get two, the kids get one.
Tell, me what in the world could be better then Swiss chocolate, and cheese? Loving the epicures side of Switzerland.