Food photographers design and capture stunning and tempting food images for magazines, cookbooks, promotional restaurants and websites. They collaborate with food stylists to give the food the attractiveness and aesthetic beauty it has to offer. They work hard to make their audience search for a dish with the enticing appearance, taste, aroma and texture of their food.
What you need to get started
+1 year of training in photography is preferred
Work shadowing, volunteering, and project work with food photographers and bloggers can help gain experience and skills and make contacts.
There is a continuous growth in demand for exotic foods and useful visuals. There are ceaseless possibilities for food photographers in future.
Food Photographers do not work as employees. They work on a contractual basis.
There are employment opportunities for food photographers in hotels and restaurants, ice cream and dairy companies, exporters, recipe book and magazine agencies, and newspapers.
Hawaii, New York, California, Morocco, Chicago, Iran, Chile, Russia, India, Peru
B.Sc. in Photography / BFA
PG Diploma / M.Sc. in Photography
Digital cameras and printing
Computer editing software
Management of Personnel Resources
Considering this field, the best place to get started is to find the perfect mentor to guide you.