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Food Photography: From Snapshots to Great Shots by Nicole S. Young

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1. Photography Fundamentals

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Understanding the basics of digital photography

When it comes to photographing food, the basics of digital photography are really no different than those of other photographic genres. If you’re new to photography in general or could use a refresher, then this chapter is for you! It’s important to have a solid understanding of basics like file formats, aperture, shutter speed, and white balance before venturing into food photography—if you want your images to make mouths water, that is.

Poring Over the Picture

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