Food Photographers

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.

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Starting Salaries

Avg. 

387000

Min. 

121000

Max. 

1000000

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.

Employment Outlook

  • 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.

International Opportunities

Hawaii, New York, California, Morocco, Chicago, Iran, Chile, Russia, India, Peru

Educational Qualifications

  • B.Sc. in Photography / BFA

  • PG Diploma / M.Sc. in Photography

Soft Skills

  • Communication

  • Problem Solving

  • Decision Making

  • Coordination

  • Detail-Oriented

  • Instructing

  • Negotiation

  • Content Creation 

Technical Skills

  • Photography 

  • Editing

  • Camera Operation 

  • Aesthetics

  • Digital cameras and printing 

  • Computer editing software

  • Business 

  • Marketing

  • Learning Strategies

  • Management of Personnel Resources

  • Content Creation 

  • Operations Analysis

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