Experimenting with food photos

posted on 21st of october, 2009
Food photography as Amitai says, is definitely not an easy field. There is so much demand and money in it that the pros perfected it to the maximum. When I tried it before, the results were disastrous and I thought I will never be able to come close to a picture that could be accepted here.
All changed when I bought two of these:

I bought them to try some portrait photos, which came out much better than anything I did before.

But the surprise came when I tried the softboxes on still life.

It is not rocket science. I am not saying I know what I am doing but the outcome is pleasant to the eyes. My wife who does not care too much about my photo hobby (understatement)...

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Posted by Joezachs on May 08, 2010
45 deg to the side and above eh ?
Good. I will keep that in mind.
Posted by Palinchak on October 26, 2009
OK. You use permanet light soft-box. Thanks for writing ;)
Posted by Gmargittai on October 25, 2009
Softbox does not need any trigger. There are 5 electrical bulbs inside that give constant light. The camera can work TTL, just as with natural light.

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