Food photography is a still life photography genre used to create attractive still life photographs of food. It is a specialization of commercial photography, the products of which are used in advertisements, magazines, packaging, menus or cookbooks.

Pork knuckle
Pork knuckle

This type of photography is used by restaurants, websites or bloggers to entice customers to try and sell their products.

A Tip: One of the most crucial factor in food photography is to use natural light. Always remember to turn off the flash. It’s a big ‘No’ in this style of photography.  When you use flash, many unwanted elements get captured. For instance, your food might look greasy and the actual colours get washed out.