How To Take Better Instagram Food Photos

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Foodies unite with style! We all love to look at food, especially when it is presented beautifully. Not only does it look artistic, it makes us want to eat that meal (hello advertisers). Join us as we share some tips about how to take better Instagram food photos. Bon appetit!
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How To Take Better Instagram Food Photos

When using Instagram, zoom in close to really capture the food, and play with different angles, like shooting from above or from the side.
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How To Take Better Instagram Food Photos

Take shots along the way. One of the raw ingredients laid out, then the prep stage, and then the beautiful finished dish.
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How To Take Better Instagram Food Photos

Normal portions look lonely on giant dinner plates, but a full, small plate looks much more appealing.
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How To Take Better Instagram Food Photos

With a super simple recipe, you can add texture using burlap bags, unique plates, and wooden utensils.
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How To Take Better Instagram Food Photos

Shop to get unique plates from all sorts of places, like garage sales, vintage shops and gifts from friends.
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How To Take Better Instagram Food Photos

Separate out ingredients by color (rather than tossing them all together) and place the most eye-catching ones on top. This way you’ll make a simple bowl of veggies look much prettier.
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How To Take Better Instagram Food Photos

To make hues look extra vibrant, place contrasting or complementary shades next to each other.
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How To Take Better Instagram Food Photos

Change up the shape. Cutting techniques, like using a vegetable spiralizer, can transform carrots, cucumbers, zucchinis and beets into a beautiful and interesting bowl of noodles.
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How To Take Better Instagram Food Photos

Using a flash in a dim setting will bleach your food of any defining features and splashes of color. A plate will always look better in natural light.
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