Book Publishing

Creation, Explore these links for all your self-publishing needs.   If you choose to use a professional publisher outside of these tools I ONLY recommend D.K. Walker founder and C.E.O. of En E…

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10 Things That Define a True Winner in Life (3 min read)

Millionaire's Digest

If I’m not the best, someone else is.

Everyone talks about the importance of loving what you do, but if you’re one of a thousand doing the same thing the same way, you’re not going to love the result. Being passionate about what you do is a good start. But it’s just that, a start. To finish a winner, you need to be the best at what you do.

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Food photography – Tips for beginners

Cooking Without Limits

I often get asked photography questions: what camera I use, how to take good photos without a professional camera, etc. Everything  in this post comes after a few years of taking photos and making lots of mistakes, but learning from most all of them (Sometimes you repeat the same mistake).

  • Lighting – For a good photography you will need good lighting. Start with natural light at your window sill; turn off all artificial light and don’t use your flash. Just see how beautifully the sunlight comes in. If the light is too strong, add a diffuser, such as a white curtain, to soften the light. If taking pictures during the day doesn’t work for your schedule (as it often doesn’t with mine) then I’d suggest investing in some lighting gear. Do not use your built-in flash. Ever!  Don’t feel confined to taking photos in your kitchen. Move around to see…

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Same settings – different photos

Cooking Without Limits

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For me, setting up a table for food photography takes time. So, when the light is good, I am in an inspirational mood and I have time, I am taking more photos with the same settings. In the photos you will see I have a corner with lots of light coming from lots of windows.

Here I used only a diffusible panel to have smooth shadows. The background is the same, my beautiful old wooden board. I also added a grey shawl and a yellow board. The light was the same, only the styling and the props changed in the photos.

You can see some examples with the settings.

Keep taking photos!

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