Shoot a dynamic 'fast food' photograph

How to take a dynamic shot: fast food
(Image credit: Claire Gillo)

If you enjoy setting up shots in the comfort of your own home, this is the perfect project for you! Not only will it test your technical skills, but it’s also a fun creative challenge that will push you to be experimental with your photography.

First you'll need a backdrop – this could be a piece of card or a sheet. You'll also need two flashguns. You can make do with one if you don’t have two, but you will need another light source like a lamp to light the backdrop. 

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Claire Gillo

Claire is a professional photographer and writer, and lives by the the sea with her two young children, husband and cat in the southwest of the UK.

After graduating from The Bournemouth Arts Institute with a first-class degree in photography, Claire worked for a number of years in the publishing industry, including as Technique Editor for Digital Camera magazine.

She loves anything and everything to do with photography, from creating magazine articles to photographing ballerinas on the beach and newborn babies (but not at the same time). She mainly shoots with digital DSLRs, but does dust off her beloved Hasselblad medium-format film camera once in a while…