Your best plan of action for fantastic food photography is to start with a good camera so that you don’t have your work cut out for you later on. But even with the best equipment, some touch ups will probably be required before publishing. The best practice for editing food photos is always less is more to keep the photos looking as natural (and edible) as possible.
Professional food photographer Matt Armendariz shares his food photography editing tips collected across a decade of industry experience.
Learn hospitality skills for today’s world, including:
- Making color and contrast corrections for food photography
- What color balancing is and why white balance matters
- What to avoid when editing food photos
Restaurant marketers, master food photography for your venue. This is also a perfect lesson for owners and managers of small venues who want to get some DIY photography skills.
Matt Armendariz has been working in the food industry for over 20 years. His food photography has been featured in a range of publications, from cookbooks to The New York Times.