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I get it. Instagram content creation takes a lot of time and can feel overwhelming. You already spend a lot of hours working on client shoots, editing or doing other admin duties, so finding time to create additional Instagram content seems impossible. This is why I wanted to share with you a few tips that help me make the most of my content creation shoots, so I can get a lot of unique Instagram content out of one single photoshoot.

March 3, 2020

Instagram content creation takes a lot of time and can feel overwhelming. You already spend a lot of hours working on client shoots, editing or doing other admin duties, so finding time to create additional Instagram content seems impossible. This is why I wanted to share with you a few tips that help me make the most of my content creation shoots, so I can get a lot of unique Instagram content out of one single photoshoot.

Stunning food photography starts with excellent food styling! Follow my 6 easy steps to get tantalizingly good images, every time you shoot.

February 25, 2020

Stunning food photography styling starts with a story! Follow my 6 easy steps to get tantalizingly good images, every time you shoot. And while you’re at it, snag my food styling checklist to make sure you have all the right tools to create beautiful food photography.

When we start a photography business, we have a long wish list. On that list are lenses, camera bodies, and fancy tripods but often times, that doesn’t leave much budget for props and backdrops. As a food and product photographer, props and backdrops are at the center of our photos and they reflect on our photography, but also our brand! Over the last few years I tried a lot of different places, but there are 11 sources I just keep coming back to time after time.
Today, I’m sharing those sources with you! When you’re ready to build up your own supply, these 11 places are where I recommend you get started.

February 12, 2020

As a new professional food photographer, you probably have a long wish list. Lenses, camera bodies, and fancy tripods are key. But that doesn’t leave much budget for photography props and backdrops. I tried a lot of different places to source them, but there are some places I just keep coming back to time after time. Today, I'm sharing 11 affordable places for your props and backdrops, so you know where to look when you're ready to build up your own supply for your photography business.

This behind-the-scenes look at Frenchly Photography’s Food Photography Studio was first published on mylucie.com. I thought it would be interesting for my readers to get this behind the scenes from my friend Lucie’s blog. I hope you enjoy!    My name is Fanette. I am a French food + product photographer & educator located in Washington D.C. […]

January 29, 2020

Behind the scenes of a Food Photography Studio with Frenchly Photography

Today you’re getting a VIP behind the scenes of my food photography process step by step. From the pre production planning to editing and delivering the images, I’ll show you everything. I’m super excited to share it with you!

January 1, 2020

No one is born knowing how to run a food photography shoot, and figuring it out takes a lot of time!Today you're getting a VIP behind the scenes of my food photography process step by step. From the pre production planning to editing and delivering the images, I'll show you everything. I'm super excited to share it with you!

 If you’ve never considered selling stock photography, you could be missing out on extra money. While selling digital images is not hard, you need to know a few things to do it successfully on your own. For one thing, you need the people who would buy those images to actually see them. That’s no small […]

July 24, 2019

Bowl of Blueberries, lemons on a plate, glass of water next to an iPad and a camera

Image optimization probably isn’t the first thing on your mind when you’re ready to share a fresh batch of photos. Those of us who just want to focus on making the very best images possible sometimes find things like website design and SEO to be a frustrating distraction, but they’re a vital part of today’s […]

July 10, 2019

Please note – some of these are affiliate links, which means I’ll make a small portion of the profit if you purchase something, at no extra cost to you! Thanks for supporting us!   In Advanced Lightroom Editing for Food Photography, we’re ready to really dive into Lightroom editing and all of the different ways […]

June 19, 2019

Glass of Whisky on the rocks shot from above on a white bench

Whether you are shooting your own products or shooting for a client, you must be able to produce professional product images that will attract customers. Carefully planned and executed product styling will ensure your images will communicate the brand values as well as create a representation of a lifestyle that will attract the brand’s ideal customer.

February 21, 2019

5 Actionable product stying TIPS for more professional photos. Product Photography by Frenchly Photography - Fanette Rickert

There are many things that come together to create good food photography: your photography skills, good use of the light, some cooking knowledge. But one of the most important skill is one that is often overlooked: your food styling skills can make or break an image.

January 31, 2019

food styling for food photography - Frenchly Photography

Please note – some of these are affiliate links, which means I’ll make a small portion of the profit if you purchase something, at no extra cost to you! Thanks for supporting us! Food styling is a seemingly simple task that can be surprisingly difficult! Food has a life all on it’s own… I’m lucky […]

December 5, 2018

Fanette Rickert Food Photography Cauli gratin Washingtom DC

If you’re an Instagram addict like me, you’ve definitely noticed the abundance of amazing flat lays coming from some of your favorite bloggers, influencers, and brands. A good flat lay is carefully constructed and pieced together with purpose, yet it effortlessly tells a stylish story. So what are their secrets and how do they do […]

November 20, 2018

I truly believe that editing is as much a part of a photographer’s style as his styling and composition, and this is the reason why I never give out my raw files. What I didn’t know was that I was using about 40% of the Lightroom capabilities and that I was creating good work, instead of putting out great work.

November 5, 2018

There is a lot of food photography resources out there, so I have listed here a round up of my absolute favorite online food photography classes.

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