Whether you snap food photos for fun, for a personal blog, or for a business website, you’re going to need some eye-catching photography.
The days when sharing your food meant taking a nibble off your neighbor’s plate are long gone. Today, sharing food means sending shots of our favorite food delicacies out into the world.
For social media mavens who wouldn’t dare eat a bite of a deliciously grilled meal until after the photo op is over, you’ll be happy to know that according to a 2014 study by Socialbakers.com, photos shared on Facebook garner more interaction than any other form of shared content. So when dining mates complain that the food is getting cold while you find the perfect shot, remind them that your food photos are actually connecting you with others. (Heads up: your mom may not buy that argument.)
Whether you snap food photos for fun or for your personal blog or business website, you need some eye-catching photography. Fortunately, this doesn’t require blowing your budget on the latest camera. You really only need a smartphone and these 5 tips for taking great food photos on social media.
Pictures are still worth a thousand words. Done correctly, however, they’re also now worth an 87% engagement rate.