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Food Photography

Take mouth-watering shots of food with food photography. This still life photography genre is a form of commercial photography, great for marketing food if you’re a chef or baker, or possibly even launching a new cooking book.

Wouda Interviews Local Photographer Albie Bredenhann

Albie Bredenhann has been a full time freelance photographer for the past 8 years with a studio based in Silverton, Pretoria. He describes the perfect way to wake up in the morning would be in a beach hut on some tropical island but settles for [...]

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Wouda Interviews International Food Photographer Dina Belenko

After joining 500px, scrolling through the most beautiful photographs my eyes immediately spotted something yummy… a photograph by Fine Art Photographer Dina Belenko. Going through her profile I was amazed at the extreme lengths at which she obviously goes through to create those mouth-watering works [...]

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Wouda Interviews Local Food Photographer Melissa Delport

I can’t even remember how I stumbled upon Melissa Delport’s work but I’m sure glad it happened! She's a young, vibrant food photographer from Cape Town who claims her hidden talent is eating more than the average Joe, which we think fits her [...]

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Wouda Interviews International Photographer Alex from A Couple Cooks

Alex and Sonja are a photographer and writer/recipe developer couple who live in Indianapolis, Indiana; they believe in the power of real good food and are passionate about sustainability. They create the recipes together, do the styling together and then Alex takes the photographs [...]

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Creating dark mood food photography

From Woolworth's double page spreads to Plum magazine, the world of food is being dominated by dark, moody photography styles. With an emphasis on muted tones and rich textures, this photography style adds drama to photos; conjuring feelings of rustic farm kitchens and intimate [...]

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Chocolate Body

    Continuing on with our “Food” Photography, we decided to give something a bit messier a go: Chocolate! We need: 1. Chocolate: Check 2. Plastic… lots of plastic: Check 3. Cool Model: Check! 4. Assistants: Check! This was our first try at chocolate, [...]

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Pastries with a Profoto Pro Tungsten Air (1000 watt)

I have always loved working with hotlights. There is something about the healthy glow from a tungsten that just makes certain images work better (and off course, lighting up ‘moving pictures’ is another thing altogether.)         The problem has always been [...]

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