Photographers and videographers in any genre can learn a lot from food photographers. The good ones capture depth using lighting and focus. They get close enough to show texture. The next time you take a photo or shoot b-roll think about your depth and texture. Use light to make colors more vibrant. Don’t be afraid to get close.
Here are a few examples of composition, lighting, and angles in photos from my Instagram account.
Check out my playlist with some of the food shows I produced and executive produced: