The best books on food photography: whet your appetite for picture taking!

best books on food photography
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Looking for the best books on food photography, then you are in the right place! Food photography was once a genre reserved for a few skilled professionals, but now it’s one of the biggest areas of imaging – thanks to Instagram.

The roots social media has established don’t only motivate sharing your own meals, but compel every food creator – from food blogger to Michelin-starred chef – to get the best images of their meals.

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Adam Juniper
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With over 20 years of expertise as a tech journalist, Adam brings a wealth of knowledge across a vast number of product categories, including timelapse cameras, home security cameras, NVR cameras, photography books, webcams, 3D printers and 3D scanners, borescopes, radar detectors… and, above all, drones. 

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He is the author of a number of books including The Complete Guide to Drones, The Smart Smart Home Handbook, 101 Tips for DSLR Video and The Drone Pilot's Handbook