We think that fruit photography is a genre of food photography. As we tell you on our Food Photography: Challenging yet Fun! articles, the treatment for fruit photography isn’t too much different from food photography. It has to combine delicacy and creativity to to be able showing maximum freshness from the fruit.
In this article, Dropicts will give some tips and ideas for your fruit photography reference. Here it come!
Fruit Photography Tips, Makes Your Fruits Images Look Dazzling
Food and fruit photography is one example of still life photography, one of the photography genres that used for the depiction of inanimate subject matter, usually a small group of objects like fruits and vegetables, or watch, tablewares, and any kind of object. If you want to make a dazzling fruit photography collection on your own, maybe you can try some of this tips below.
1. Combination of Simplicity is Interesting!
Keeping your fruit in good shape and creating a good composition will help you to achieve interesting and unique shots. When you got the best composition of your fruits and combining with some other ingredient, then take a shot! As we can see in the photo above, is it interesting, right?
2. Playing with the fruit shape
There are so many different ways when you want to shoot fruits. Slicing the fruit is one of them. It gives the image look more interesting in your fruits. It will become easier when you cut the hard fruits like orange, apple, watermelon, etc. You can also apply some food styling techniques to make the fruits more stand out.
Some fruits will give the maximum level of freshness when they are wet, you can spray your fruits with 50:50 of water and glycerin to make them look fresher. And some other fruits look better when it looks neat and clean. Give it a try!
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3. Choosing the right background
In every image that we take, background always becomes an important part. Adding some sliced fruits or other ingredients will help you to make your images looks fresher!
Using a wooden table or dark background usually looks good for food or fruit photography. You also can experiment with the direction of the light source to get the best result. Set up your lighting equipment properly, or maybe experimenting with using the natural light resource (it comes best when you shoot near a window) to get your fruits illuminated from the side as well. Your fruit bowl pictures will look better.
Practice makes Perfect! Don’t be easily satisfied with your fruit photos. Take a lot of practice, both for technically operating the camera and playing around with composition.
If your business needs a good fruit, or vegetable, or product photography for advertisement, we recommend creating one by yourself rather than using stock photos. It will give a nice little touch to your vision and create more natural photograph. And, if you need any assistance with image editing, you can easily contact us here for getting your images edited by our professional image retouching team.