Food Photography Blog

Prime vs. zoom lens

An argument which constantly comes up amongst photographers is the age old debate of prime lens versus zoom lens. In honesty if used well then both are fantastic additions to your kit but there are different pros of each lens. A prime lens is a lens with one fixed focal length and can range from a wide angle to a longer telephoto version; whereas a zoom lens is a lens with a range of focal lengths. Arguments for prime lens Quality The quality of zoom lens has moved massively in the last few years when DSLR cameras have become more and more popular but fixed lens tend to be able to produce

Mirrorless camera’s are they better than DSLR’s?

Compact system cameras are often referred to as mirrorless cameras because unlike DSLR cameras they don’t have a mirror to bounce light from the lens to the viewfinder. Because the mirror and pentaprism are missing from compact system cameras they can be made much smaller than DSLR’s. How often have you gone out and not wanted to lug your DSLR because it’s a bit bulky and then been disappointed because you wanted to take some good photos? We’ve all been there. Everyone can take a photo, but a photographer has the skill set to create a great image in any situation and with any equipment. How

Rainbow Food - How food’s colour can affect a photo

The items that we eat - and therefore the ones we photograph - come in a wide variety of colours. From fresh fruit and vegetables to brightly iced cakes, this are no shortage of colour combinations, but it’s amazing how much difference a colour can have on the way a photo looks. Colours communicate an emotion within a photo, and just one small error can make a dish go from mouth-watering to unappealing in one go. The problem with colour in a lot of photos is when natural light isn’t used as it can skew the colours. The most common reason for not getting the right colour in photos is the

What makes a good food photograph?

Once you’ve got your camera and you’ve had some practice you’ll probably be wondering how to create the perfect photo. Here are our top 5 tips to make your food photography truly appetising: Try not to use your flash Pouring light in from one angle will flatten the look of your dish and push away any delicate natural shadows which are present. In low lighting situations then the best options are to move location to somewhere lighter (perhaps outside?), put reflectors, or even just white card around the area to reflect as much light as possible or invest in a cheap softbox light to allow more

Some of the best equipment to photograph food with

How far you want to push your photography is something you need to ask yourself, because there is so much choice out there when it comes to cameras that you could spend thousands on choosing the right camera and accessories. Practice is a huge thing when it comes to any form of photography, so once you get a camera make you use it. Photograph everything you make because you’ll start to find out where the best lighting in your kitchen is, angles you might need to adopt and what particular types of food seem overly photogenic. You don’t need a super duper fancy camera when taking photographs of

Editor’s choice - March 2015

Hello, Thank you all for delicious food pictures you sent to us on March. We present the best of FudPix Editors' choice ! Doris Heinrichs - Beef steak with country potato and spices Doris Heinrichs - Spinach smoothie with flowers Gediminas Gruzauskas - Strawberry Pavlova Alina Vicu - Strawberries Marcelo Cabral – Pomegranate Dan Rențea - Colors Marco - Raw beeswax for dinner or lunch Deborah Lee Rossiter - Chocolate muffins and Raspberries Sangeeta Nameirakpam - Cake in a cup Gabriela Lupu - Cherry pie At FudPix we carefully choose only finest pictures. Congratulations to the Editor’s choice

Easter Egg Competition!

Hi There, Easter is coming! So we would like to ask you to the competition – Easter Eggs! Take photos of Easter eggs, eggs, dishes with eggs and upload to FudPix. The best photo will win 50 €, FudPix PRO membership and your photo will be on the main page of FudPix for one month. Deadline: 2015-04-10 Entry : Free Entry Requirements: Only full size and at least 6 Mpx; Only excellent quality images; tags – Easter eggs competition By uploading photo You confirm to FudPix that you shot the photo, that you are the rightful owner of the photo, and that you have obtained any necessary third ‐ party

Editor’s choice - February 2015

Hello, We would like to thank you all for delicious food pictures you sent to us. We present the best of FudPix Editors' choice ! Sangeeta Nameirakpam – Mixed Fruit Gabriela Lupu - Tomato sauce Sila Tiptanatoranin - Pasta Tatyana Saprykina - Truffles Sangeeta Nameirakpam - Sweet oranges Sila Tiptanatoranin - Pudding Brinda Mojgani - Pasta Leonardo França – Red Fruits Razvan Radu – Foie Gras Gediminas Gruzauskas - Red Currant Sorbet At FudPix we carefully choose only finest pictures. Congratulations to the Editor’s choice authors of February! Upload your pictures and maybe you will be selected

Editors' choice

Hello, We would like to thank you all for delicious food pictures you sent to us. We present the best of FudPix Editors' choice ! Uros Zunic - Canoli Pasta Paulius Šuksteris – Tomato Sauce Octopus Ani Dimi – Tomato Soup Klaikungwon Pouring Caramel Sauce Waffles Strawberry and Blueberry Mila Atkovska - Healthy Vegan Aubergine Tomato Appetizer Algirdas – Iced Rum Tropical Cocktail Rada Assi - Lentil Soup Indian Spices Gustavo Pomar – Tomates Frescos Sila Tiptanatoranin - Fresh Strawberries Uros Zunic – Sweet Tart At FudPix we carefully choose only finest pictures. Congratulations to the first

It’s time to start earning!

Dear Fudpix Members, Happy New Year! It’s been one month. We have more than 150 members, more than 500 photos. Each day FudPix grows with you. Every day we get more and more delicious photos. It’s time to start earning! We offer an attractive and easy to understand pricing model. The more popular the image is, the higher price it has. The time has come to share, invite your friends and write comments. Click here for see new photos Click here to see popular photos We’re waiting for your delicious photo! FudPix - The World's Best Food Photography Community www.fudpix.com