Dark food photography is an artform all it's own. Popularized by the breathtaking styles of What Katie Ate, Madeleine Lu and Smitten Kitchen, dark photography lends a deliciously moody, deeply artistic feel to food.
If you love the look of dark photography, but don't know where to start, I've simmered down the basics into 5 simple must-haves. Though my typical set-up relies on both white background and base, a new client requested darker colors, so I've have to shorten my learning curve with this style and these five essentials are truly all you need to get rocking with a proper dark photo setup.
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Check out the final shots captured in the four shoots featured in this video.
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