Taking a Bite Out of Food Photography

Ever scrolled through Instagram and simultaneously felt your stomach rumble? Well that’s the goal when it comes to the Imagineers tackling Food Photography! With clients like Lucy’s Market, home to the freshest produce in Atlanta, the challenge is on when it comes to new, unique, and mouth watering food styling to attract the audience. Here are a few of our top tops and favorite accounts to follow. Sit back, relax, and get hungry with us!

Tip #1: Don’t Be Afraid to Get Your Hands Dirty

We decomposed this salad completely by hand, then re-built it based on colors and textures. It was pretty messy, but the outcome is beautiful!

We decomposed this salad completely by hand, then re-built it based on colors and textures. It was pretty messy, but the outcome is beautiful!

Tip #2: Any Action is Good Action

Have salad dressing, olive oil, or spices sitting around? Make sure to take some action shots to make your plate look more realistic AND delicious. 

Have salad dressing, olive oil, or spices sitting around? Make sure to take some action shots to make your plate look more realistic AND delicious. 

Tip #3: Play with Color and Pattern

"Taste the Rainbow" doesn't just apply to Skittles! Give color combos like this one a try for a fun new take on food shots.

"Taste the Rainbow" doesn't just apply to Skittles! Give color combos like this one a try for a fun new take on food shots.

Tip #4: Get Handsy

Adding a personal element to your photos, no matter what they may be, is ALWAYS a good idea! Brush up on your hand modeling skills and make your next shoot more interractive. 

Adding a personal element to your photos, no matter what they may be, is ALWAYS a good idea! Brush up on your hand modeling skills and make your next shoot more interractive. 

Tip #5: Melting Ice Cream is Always a Good Idea

And to cap things off, here are a few of our all time favorite food accounts to follow for constant inspo!

Food 52

Good Eggs NYC

The Kitchn

Bon Appetit

Avocado Toast

Infatuation

Post by Margot Dukes