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Food Photographers




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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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Current position

Journalist, communist & editor for Hindustan Times, DNA & Nat Geo Traveler. She's covered stories from travel start-ups, communities, gentrification, gender issues, and human rights.


Career prospects & criteria 

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Educational Qualifications

  • B.Sc. in Photography / BFA

  • PG Diploma / M.Sc. in Photography

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.

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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