One of the most popular photos I've ever styled is of a dish called Greek Baked Eggs. It's been pinned again and again on Pinterest since it was posted a year ago, and continues to be pinned everyday. The photographer Chia Chong and I were working on an article about backyard chicken farmers and all their quirky beauty for our blog, Salted & Styled. We got great portraits of the farmers and chickens and wanted some with the delicious eggs. I love baked eggs for breakfast because they are fast and chic, so I created this recipe.
So many people are posting food pictures these days. The most successful food images are those that tell a story. Every element in an image informs that story…surfaces, dishes, flatware, fabrics. The talent comes in knowing when to stop, and that just takes practice. Take a lot of shots and play around. Make sure the food is fresh and lovely. Most importantly, shoot where there is light! Move your set up near a window and diffuse the direct light with a sheerRead More »from Secrets of a Food Stylist