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Chapter 5. Framing & Composition > Perspective & Framing

Perspective & Framing

Sometimes a well-lit scene and beautifully styled dish just aren’t enough—finding the best position from which to photograph your food can make a big impact on the look and feel of the image.

Vertical and Horizontal

There are two ways you can frame your photograph: vertically or horizontally. Most types of foods photograph well both ways, especially if you’re photographing something on a plate or in a bowl (Figure 5.6). I experiment with different framing positions for my images and usually end up finding several ways to photograph one setup.


  

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