Home photography ideas: Use a shift lens for sharper food and product shots

Home photography ideas: Use a shift lens for sharper food and product shots

With all the time we're spending indoors right now, this is a great opportunity to dust off your tilt/shift lens – and these optics are perfect for fantastic food photographs and tip top product shots.

Close-up photography is all about capturing detail. Whether the image is a macro shot of a plant in a natural setting or a magnified product image, the goal is the same – to depict elements of the subject that are not easily visible with the naked eye alone. 

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Peter Fenech

As the Editor for  Digital Photographer magazine, Peter is a specialist in camera tutorials and creative projects to help you get the most out of your camera, lens, tripod, filters, gimbal, lighting and other imaging equipment.

After cutting his teeth working in retail for camera specialists like Jessops, he has spent 11 years as a photography journalist and freelance writer – and he is a Getty Images-registered photographer, to boot.

No matter what you want to shoot, Peter can help you sharpen your skills and elevate your ability, whether it’s taking portraits, capturing landscapes, shooting architecture, creating macro and still life, photographing action… he can help you learn and improve.