Food Photography
The art of chocolate photography

The art of chocolate photography

Chocolate is a bit more temperamental than other foods and is very affected by temperature. If the room is too cold the chocolate can look too hard, while a warm room could cause the chocolate to melt and look too moist

Food Photography Blog by London Food Photographer Stephen Conroy

Want to be food photographers assistant?

Want to be food photographers assistant?

Wannabe assistants need to realise the importance of the first contact being verbal. A lazy email is not a positive first impression. You find out more about someone if they are brave enough to call and have a chat.

Food Photography Blog by London Food Photographer Stephen Conroy

The food photography tips you forget

The food photography tips you forget

Although many people are guilty of piling their plates with food, less is more when it comes to food photography. If the shot spills over with food it can be hard to focus in on specific parts of the image, making it look very unappealing to the eye.

Food Photography Blog by London Food Photographer Stephen Conroy

Why do we need props in food photography ?

Why do we need props in food photography ?

Careful placement of well chosen props creates the mood or lifestyle. They should complement not distract. 

Food Photography Blog by London Food Photographer Stephen Conroy

Tricks that food photographers use to entice customers

Tricks that food photographers use to entice customers

The angle from which a picture is taken makes a massive difference on the finished product. Taking from head on for example will affect the way the light falls on the subject. A 30 degree angle allows for inclusion of background props, props that can transform the image. One popular angle – especially with food bloggers – is the overhead shot

Food Photography Blog by London Food Photographer Stephen Conroy

Top 5 sweet things to photograph

Top 5 sweet things to photograph

At Stephen Conroy Photography we believe there are five sweet things that always look yummy on camera.

Food Photography Blog by London Food Photographer Stephen Conroy