No matter where they may be, foodies who appreciate a beautifully arranged plate of food are tempted to grab their smartphone and start shooting.
FriendsEAT co-founder Blanca Valbuena has a natural gift for food photography and has compulsively snapped food photos at restaurants from New York to Europe with her smartphone.
As CNET’s Sharon Vaknin points out, there’s an art to capturing food photos. “A simple lighting error can make your soup look like something post-digestion, while a slight tilt of the camera can make it look magazine-worthy.”
For those of us slightly lacking in natural talent, Sharon has passed on some techniques that make food photos stand out from the ones that look like this.
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