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8 tips for taking great food photos

By: Jaymi Heimbuch on July 31, 2013, 10:41 a.m.
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The first bite is best

The first bite always tastes best — and it looks the best too. Add dimension to your food photographs by showing what that first bite looks like, and the second and third. Your viewers will want to snag the fork right from the image! A spoonful of delicious food, a few crumbs scattered next to a broken cookie near a plate full of them — these are little details that make a viewer feel like they've sat down and are enjoying the meal. Your plate doesn't always have to look like it has just been set down by the chef. Dive in, nibble at the meal, and you might find you take more interesting photos.