Personal photography projects can be incredibly beneficial to your growth as a photographer. Whether it be a 365 or a series of self-portraits, it will stretch you beyond your safety zone. And what could be more fun than seeing what personal projects the CMpros are up to?! In this series, we’ll feature a different CMpro and follow along as they show off some of their images and share about their unique project. Today we are excited to have Jessica Nelson(…)
You’ve probably seen Matt Armendariz’s work and don’t even know it. His photography has been in numerous national magazines, several books, and all over Target during the Thanksgiving season. Matt is an incredible food photographer that loves to share his knowledge with others and is also the author of a new book called Food Photography for Bloggers published by Focal Press. Please enjoy the most mouth watering interview we have ever featured here on the Clickin Moms blog!
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Picking up your camera, shooting, and challenging yourself is the best way to improve your photography. The Creativity Exercises within the Clickin Moms photography forum are a great source for finding new ways to challenge yourself. On the first Monday of every month the wonderful Sarah Wilkerson posts a new tutorial and challenges our members to shoot with the exercise in mind. While the exercises are ongoing, at the end of each month we choose a few images as the(…)
For many of us, we spend the majority of our time photographing our children and perfecting those techniques. Photography food, however, is a completely different ball game. If you struggle with photographing food then you’re going to love today’s article brought to you by guest writer and CMpro Allison Jacobs. She’s an incredible food photographer and she’s here to share some of her favorite tips with us!
6 tips for making your food photography shine
by Allison Jacobs
1. Find the light
As photographers, we love to WOW people with our beautiful photography. But sometimes it’s fun to show them we are skilled in other areas too. Imagine walking in to your next photographer meet-up holding these tasty treats. You would be the hit of the party with these cookies made from the Camera Cookie Cutters in the CMstore. Oh wait, you say you have no time to bake or decorate cookies?! Why not use them as sandwich cutters for the kids.(…)
Yesterday we posted a fabulous tutorial on photographing your Thanksgiving table. Today, CMadmin April Nienhuis is following up with some tips on how to take some fantastic images of all that mouth-watering yumminess!
Food Photography | 7 Easy Tips to Making Appetizing Images
by April Nienhuis
1. Start With the Prep
Food photography isn’t just about the finished product. There are many times that just watching someone cook is enough to make my mouth water and my stomach rumble. Whether you get in close(…)