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Food Photography & Lighting: A Commercial Photographer’s Guide to Creating Irresistible Images by Teri Campbell

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Chocolate, Candy, and Cookies

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Macaroons are so colorful and so much fun to shoot.ISO 50, 1/125 sec, f/16, 90mm lens on Sinar P3Food Stylist: Jean-Francois Flechet

Assignment Six: At the Bakery

Who doesn’t love something sweet? After dinner, as a snack, or on your birthday! Desserts and candies are a part of our culture. Drizzled with sauce, dipped in chocolate, sprinkled with sugar, or beginning to melt. Capturing images of sweets is usually about capturing the moment. The moment just before they are eaten. Photographing them can be challenging, but oh, so rewarding.

This shot was done after the assignment was complete and the client had left. ...

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