Food Photography – my first test

Learning to See Light

Finally my favourite deli got the Bohemein Sea Salt Caramel chocolates in stock in a 6 pack, and I snapped up a box to take home and treasure. I was lucky enough to have TWO samples at a tasting day a few weeks ago, but they have continuously sold out since 😦

Before I madly guzzled them all down in a frenzy of chocolate caramel salty bliss, I decided to try my hand at a spot of food photography. It was a bright overcast day so the light was nicely filtered, so I placed them on the arm of the sofa in good light and put the 50mm F1.8 lens on the camera.

My biggest issue appears to be focus. I often find the 50mm hunts a lot, even when I specify a focus point. Im not sure if there wasn’t enough contrast in the area I was setting focus…

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