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Photgraphing Food Issue 5 & 6 | I’m Lovin’ It


Visit any food blog or book store and you’ll be overwhelmed by the array of scrumptious recipes accompanied by wonderful photography!

Sticky stacks of pancakes drizzled with rich syrup on a clean plate just calling your name to pull up a chair – you know the shots. Sometimes the photography takes center stage, with the recipes taking a secondary role.

Pumpkin Pancakes by Russel van Kraayenburg at ChasingDelicious.com

You’ve heard me gush in the past over my favorite food photography ebooks by Taylor Mathis, a professional food photographer, titled Photographing FOOD.

On his blog, Taylor Takes a Taste, you can find  several  food photography tutorials tips and tricks, and now he is offering a downloadable PDFs exploring the world of food photography, photographing FOOD…. and what I love about it is, he has broken each issue into just one topic related to food photography.  As of now, he currently has 6 issues, and I think he has plans for many more!

LEARN and IMPROVE your food photography

For those of you who are interested in food photography, check out any or all of the issues.

photographing FOOD Issue 1
Taylor teaches you about Window Lighting in this downloadable PDF that is formatted to read beautifully on your computer, ipad or iphone. You can click here to read my post about photographing Food issue 1,  it was the best $5 I’ve spent in a long time!

photographing FOOD Issue 2
Taylor  talks about  Color & Camera, a full color 34 page downloadable PDF available for $5. If you enjoyed issue 1, you will love issue 2!  Read my post about photographing FOOD Issue 2. 

photographing FOOD Issue 3
Taylor walks you through how to make beautiful pictures of your food once the sun has gone downPhotographing FOOD Issue 3 is a full color 33 page downloadable PDF available for $5. 

photographing FOOD Issue 4
Taylor will show you how to create delicious looking images before the food is plated. Photographing FOOD Issue 4 is a full color 40 page downloadable PDF available for $5. 

photographing FOOD Issue 5
this issue is all about “After The Shot!” The first 4 issues were designed to help you with your lighting, propping, styling, and the technical sides of food photography. In Issue 5 Taylor will show you how to take these images you have made and make them even better! Through post processing, cropping, and adding text you can bring out the full potential in your food images!  This 35 page color downloadable PDF can be yours for only $5!

photographing FOOD Issue 6
Hitting the road and shooting outdoors this summer? Issue 6 has everything you need to know to take beautiful pictures of your food outdoors! Inside this 38 page full color downloadable PDF, you will learn about taking pictures at farmers’ markets, restaurants, picnics, your backyard, and much much more! From hobbyist to professional, there is something that every photographer can take away from this issue. For only $5 you can take your food photography outdoors and on location!

photographing FOOD e-book series.  Issue 1-6 just $5 each

 All issues can be found and purchased at photographingFOOD.com

I would LOVE to hear if you have purchased any of the issues and what you thought!

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Cheryl Sousan

A self-proclaimed neat freak, Cheryl chronicles her journey through homemaking on her blog, TidyMom.net, where she shares recipes, tutorials, crafting and her ever-growing love for photography. This St. Louis mom juggles her passion for life, her daughters and her tiger-loving husband, all while her obsession with tidiness cleans up the trail blazed behind her. Google+


  1. Thanks for the party, Cheryl! Happy (almost) weekend!! 🙂 Have a fabulous one!

  2. Thanks Cheryl! I’m going to need to get those books!!!

    Thanks for the party!

  3. Those all sound great – I’m so bad about using my automatic point & shoot in bad lighting and just getting the best shot I can that way. Thanks for hosting!

  4. Thanks so much for the party Cheryl! I could definitely use some help on my photos – those sound great. Hope you have a wonderful weekend!
    Jenn 🙂

  5. Thanks for the party Cheryl! I hope that all is well in the new home! It looks like everyone has been loving it!

  6. I enjoy Taylor’s photography! I have not bought a book yet but I read his blog and receive his email updates. He lives in the same town so that is how I found his site!

  7. Thanks for the fun party this week, Cheryl!!

  8. Thank you for the party, Cheryl!

  9. Thanks for the fiesta, Cheryl! I could definitely use some food photography tips, especially since I just got my hands on my 1st DSLR this week.

  10. Thanks so much for hosting, Cheryl!! 🙂

  11. Thanks for the party, Cheryl! Have a great weekend! 🙂

  12. Thanks for the party! Hope you have a great weekend!

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  14. Thanks so much for the party, Cheryl! Hope your weekend is great!

  15. Thanks so much for link party! Happy weekend to you! @littleislandstu

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  17. These ebooks sounds awesome! Have a great weekend, Cheryl!

  18. Thanks so much for the wonderful party every week, Cheryl! Happy Friday to you! Enjoy your weekend.

  19. Oh how I love good food photography. Great ebook set.

    Have a great weekend Cheryl!!

  20. I love Taylor and really need to get some of his ebooks.
    (and that photo by Russell is amazing)

  21. His photos are always SO beautiful!

  22. Thanks for hosting a great party! Have a great weekend.

  23. Thank you for hosting this great party. Please stop by and join us on our Tuesday Brag About It Party.

    ~~Thanks, Sharon & Denise

  24. Cheryl, I am new to Taylor. I must buy his fabulous ebooks! (I need all the help I can get, LOL!) Thanks so much for sharing and have a wonderful weekend! *mwah!*

  25. Thank you for a great party Cheryl, have a wonderful weekend!

    xo, Tanya

  26. I will definitely be checking out those ebooks- Taylor is so talented and I’ve definitely benefited from his photography tips on Taylor Takes a Taste. Thanks so much for sharing, and for hosting the party! Hope you’re having a great weekend, Cheryl!

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  28. Oh so many wonderful ideas . . . thanks for hosting!

  29. Fabulous post!

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