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with food photographer, Regan Baroni

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HOW TO SHOOT IN MANUAL MODE

If I had to pick the biggest game-changers for me as a food photographer, I would tell you three things: learning how to shoot in manual mode, learning my editing style and learning how to shoot with artificial lights. I emphasize control with photography all the time. The more control you have over your camera […]

BEST CAMERA FOR FOOD PHOTOGRAPHY

Spoiler alert, my friends… there isn’t a best camera for food photography. It’s about the artist, not the camera. But, this is definitely a popular topic of discussion amongst food photographers because we like to nerd out from time to time. The truth is there are several great cameras on the market and the technology […]

GETTING STARTED IN FOOD PHOTOGRAPHY

After I shared My Overhead Setup for Food Photography, I started getting a lot of questions asking for my advice for getting started in food photography. This post shares how I got started, the gear I recommend for now and extra gear for later. Full disclosure, you don’t need a lot of equipment to get […]

ARTIFICIAL LIGHTS FOR FOOD PHOTOGRAPHY

Let’s talk about artificial light! I’ve been excited to start this conversation with you, because switching from natural light to artificial light was a huge game-changer for me. I love natural light, but artificial light is all about control, my friend! And, the more control you have with your lighting, the more creative you can […]

FOOD AND DRINK PHOTOGRAPHY AT HOME

The shelter in place law is causing a lot of photo shoots to be put on hold, but it doesn’t have to be this way. I value the importance of the production and miss my team, but we simply can’t work that way right now. It’s time to get creative remotely. I am available to […]

MY CURRENT GEAR FOR FOOD PHOTOGRAPHY

See what gear I use as a professional food photographer ranging from cameras and lenses to lighting equipment and travel bags. Read more.

I get A LOT of questions about the equipment I use, so I decided to create a blog post listing my current gear for food photography ranging from my camera and lenses to my studio lights and travel bags. I’ll keep this post updated as I add new “must-have” items to the list. You can […]

HOW TO SHOOT & COMPOSITE A BOTTLE | STUDIO LIGHTS DEMO

Learn how to shoot and composite a bottle using studio lighting and one dimmable light shot in my home studio. Click to read more.

Shooting a bottle is a different type of shooting, but it’s also a really cool process to experiment with. Rather than focusing on the bottle as a whole, you focus on shooting parts of the bottle separately. Then, during editing, you composite the different parts of the bottle to create your final image. In a […]

HOW TO SHOOT & COMPOSITE A BOTTLE | NATURAL LIGHT DEMO

Learn how to shoot and composite a bottle in photography using natural light and one dimmable light shot in my home studio. Click to read more.

The process of how to shoot and composite a bottle is pretty interesting. Shooting a bottle is a little different than other types of shooting, because you focus on shooting one part of the bottle at a time. After you’ve shot the different parts of the bottle, you take the images and combine them to […]

MY FAVORITE LENSES FOR FOOD PHOTOGRAPHY

My favorite DSLR lenses for food photography including Nikon, Canon and Sigma Art. Click through to read the tips.

I’m a photographer who knows that you don’t need the most expensive equipment to capture beautiful images. But, with good lenses, it can be tricky to avoid the expense. So I have invested in lenses that range from affordable to pretty damn expensive and all of them have been wonderful to work with. I decided […]

NOTHING IS ORDINARY IN FOOD PHOTOGRAPHY

Transform ordinary ingredients into something beautiful for food photography. Click to see behind the scenes.

With the state of the world sheltering in place and staying home, I have been trying to figure out what small, but helpful role I can play in a world full of uncertainty. I think we are all looking for something beautiful to inspire us again. As a food photographer, I constantly see beauty in […]

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