12 Food Styling Tips, Tricks and Hacks: food photography experts show you how
November 4, 2018
Food styling and photography is an art we love at Women Creating. Show us an artist who makes our mouths water with drool worthy cakes, rustic homemade cookies or a gourmet meal and we’re absolutely going to hit them up for a feature on our Instagram hub. Have you ever wondered how they do it? After a series of our own so-so food images snapped at restaurants and cafes we decided to hit up four of our favourite food styling experts for the low down on how to get the perfect shot every time. Check out their twelve top tips, hacks and tricks for levelling up your food photography below.
The rustic food styling of Amy Minichiello is guaranteed to take you back to your childhood. Memories of cookies wafting their delicious scent through homes, grandmother’s hands working dough in the morning light. Her Instagram gallery is a collection of recipes and warmth wrapped in the gentle beauty of her images. Here’s Amy’s top three food styling tips
Lauren has a knack for bringing the full sensory experience to her food styling and photography. Her website & Instagram images draw you into the meal right along with her. Her work at the Hungry Lens is about as close to a scratch and sniff full body experience as you’ll get when it comes to the art of photographing food. Here’s Lauren’s top three tips for bringing your viewer along for the ride:
From a a small Greek island in the Aegean sea Bella has perfected simple and beautiful food styling. Her blog takes you on mouth watering stroll through the homemade delights of her recipes. You’re sure to get lost on her Instagram feed for hours. She has a wonderful way of presenting fresh ingredients all in Greek Island style. We adore the way she weaves the story of her home into the story of her food. Here’s Bella’s top three food styling tips for a stunning aesthetic:
Dark moody deliciousness is how we describe the food photography of Naomi. The woman is a power house of food styling talent and does bright whites and healthy glow equally well. One of the many things we love about her work is the way it invites us to take a seat at her table. Her website is full of food styling inspo and recipes to try. And if technical isn’t your strength never fear, Naomi has put together a set of Lightroom presets to help you on your way. Naomi shares her top three tips for nailing the technicalities:
That’s a wrap (pun intended). So get out there and start levelling up your food styling photography. Tag us on Instagram @womencreating if you use any of our experts tips so we can check out your results. Got tips of your own? Share them below in the comments.