Natural Light Food Photography: Making Your Images Pop With Just Natural Light

Image of a salad, fruit and bread on a wooden table using natural light food photography

“Light is the single-most important storytelling element.” I heard that quote often enough from my photojournalism professor back in college that it still springs to mind when I think about what goes into the making of a good photograph. It was said in the context of telling a journalistic story, but it applies to food …

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How to Name and Organize Your Digital Photos [So you Can Keep Your Sanity]

Image of an Apple laptop computer with other organized things around it as a visual for how to name and organize your photos

Naming and organizing your photos is a crucial and often-overlooked part of your workflow as a photographer. It’s a bit tedious, but neglecting this step can make it difficult to locate photos.

The key is to determine what information is important, and then to use it to consistently name your photos and the folders where they are stored.

I will take you through the process I use to name and organize my own photos. If you’re looking to improve your organizational system, perhaps this will help.

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Amelia Robertson is a photographer based in the Midwest. She specializes in landscapes, food, and travel photography. You can find her work at ameliarobertsonphotography.com.

Simple Ways to Improve your Food Photography [To Create Mouth Watering Images]

Image of an oatmeal chocolate chip cranberry cookie shot by Amelia Robertson

Food photography is something we see all the time – on billboards, magazine covers, the television, probably on your social media feeds, too.

When done well, food photography can produce enticing, tempting, make-your-mouth-water images. Done poorly, it can produce images that are incredibly unattractive and off-putting.

Chances are that if you’ve ever tried your hand at food photography, you know it can be harder than it looks to make images that truly capture the food you see in front of you.

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Amelia Robertson is a photographer based in the Midwest. She specializes in landscapes, food, and travel photography. You can find her work at ameliarobertsonphotography.com.