Our First Ever Tasty Food Photography Workshop

Seriously pinch me. Our first ever Tasty Food Photography workshop has come and gone in about three little winks of an eye. On Friday night, as I was "getting ready for bed" aka nervously running through all possible scenarios and details and mishaps and ... Read More →

How to Hide an Image in a WordPress Post

Really? This again? 😱 Yes. I know. This again. Let's just get it out of the way right now - this one does not apply to my food-only readers. Dear food-only readers, my 90%, this is the moment where you get dismissed from class a little bit ... Read More →

5 Ways to Improve Your Food Photography with Artificial Light

For as long as I've been taking pictures of food, I've believed that beautiful food photography requires natural light. But here's the question - does it really? For the last four years, as an elementary school teacher and a friend and a wife and a ... Read More →

Food Photography: 10 Tips for the Pour Shot

Dressing! Sauce! Toppings galore! Drizzling and swirling and pouring things over my food is probably among the top 5 things I enjoy about food blogging. Because my life goal is to make errathing so purty. Okay though, back up the train. It's time to tell ... Read More →

The Evolution of a Food Photo

Just because I think it's funny, today I'm showing you the evolution of one of my recent food photos. It's for the eCookbook I'm writing and it's delicious and healthy and it's made in the crockpot and OH YEAH BABY. Which reminds me, if you wanna know ... Read More →

Artificial Lighting Tips for Food Photography

I've been preaching natural light since before I knew what "natural light" even meant. Whether food photography, portrait photography, or whatever in the whole wide world photography, NATURAL LIGHT RULES. In my opinion, there is no comparison to the beauty ... Read More →

Ten More Household Items That Can Improve Your Food Photos

Hey-o and happy Friday! Let's jump right into the good stuff today - we've done this once before, so here goes round two! My goal for today is that you could find one thing that you have in your house right now that can really improve your food photography. ... Read More →

Behind the Scenes: 5 Time-Saving Tips for Food Photography

Last week when I finished taking pictures of the Zucchini Parmesan, I stepped back and looked at my workspace and just laughed at my scrappy homemade system of shortcuts. I remembered a few requests I've had to do a post showing the "behind the scenes" of a ... Read More →

Ten household items that can improve your food photography

Today's post is for the food photographers! I promise that POY won't get overtaken by food photography stuff but lately I've been trying so many new (read: scrappy, easy, homemade) little things in my food photography and I'm just feeling compelled to share ... Read More →

NEW Tasty Food Photography + Giveaway

Exciting day! As of this very minute, the newly updated version of my ebook, Tasty Food Photography, is ready for the world! As a little bit of background on the ebook, I first published Tasty Food Photography in 2012 as a way to share practical tips and ... Read More →

Tasty Food Photography

I have never been more excited to share a post with you than I am today! I'll admit, it's a close second with those Mexican Sweet Potato Skins and the Best Ever Brownies. But no doubt - today's post wins!The eBook, Tasty Food Photography, is finally here!So ... Read More →

Food Photography eBook and $100 Giveaway

So, I've been writing an eBook. It's about food photography. The goal of the eBook is to share the practical tips and tricks that I've learned over the last few years that have helped me improve my own food photos. ... Read More →

Food Photography FAQ

Update (3.28.12): Tasty Food Photography is now available!Check it out here: http://pinchofyum.com/tasty-food-photography I have something that I'm really excited to share with you guys. Ready? ... Read More →