Newbie, budding, and aspiring food photographers and bloggers are often told to "buy a piece of white foam core and place it next to your food to fill in the shadows". I'm here to tell you that advice isn't all it's cracked up to be.
Dark and moody food photography adds character and intrigue to your photos. It can really elevate the beautiful textures at play in your subjects. So if this is a style you’re hoping to develop, I’m here to share some good news: there are simple lighting tricks that make it easy to create these dramatic images!