Photography

Wellness coach's guide to: food photography props

  • Posted on: 28 November 2018
  • By: jessica
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The internet is saturated with advice on the subject of food photography. Want to learn how to take a picture of cereal using elmer's glue? There's a youtube video for that. Want to learn how to snap of photo with all the ingredients of a hamburger flying through the air like on a commercial? There's a video for that. But, my guess is that if you've landed on the Spiffy Eats page, that's not your goal. If your goals are more along the lines of taking a stunning photo of that green smoothie recipe you just created or that vegan quinoa burger you can't wait to share with your readers, then you'...

A wellness coach's guide to: photographing farmers market haul

  • Posted on: 10 November 2018
  • By: jessica
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The Pepper Place Farmers Market is one of my most favorite things! One of the first things I discovered when moving to Birmingham five years ago was our amazing farmers market. I fell in love instantly with the vibe- connecting with the farmers who had worked hard to grow the food I would serve at my dinner table- it’s a powerful experience. One thing that didn’t come instantly to me however was how in the world to take those beautiful photographs of my farmers market haul. You know the ones I’m talking about. A Beautiful spread of apples next to perfectly ripe autumn squash All brought...

Where I shop for food photography props!

  • Posted on: 8 November 2018
  • By: jessica
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One question I get asked all the time is where I buy my food photography backdrops. And the answer is- lots of places! Join me for this this Spiffy TV episode as we travel to some of my favorite spots to find beautiful pieces that act as counters, walls, and more in my food photography.

Editing bright & vibrant food photos

  • Posted on: 24 July 2018
  • By: jessica
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When I first started editing my photos I felt overwhelmed, anxious, & straight up stressed out! All of the tutorials I found online were so technical and confusing. "Before you can tell me what to do with the saturation and color range, would you please tell me what in the world those are?" I didn't give up though. Because I knew that well edited photos were the best way to attract my dream clients. I knew if I could make healthy food look irresistable it would be worth all of the frustration and struggle. After several years of research and practice, (oh, and crying, lots of crying when...

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