35 Photographs of Chocolate


On the frame of Easter, we want to slow down our pace and simply enjoy life, here is a selection of 15 images for indulging your cravings, 15 photographs of chocolate! In general, food photography is made or broke by the quality of light used (usually in conjunction with a narrow depth of field). These images really demonstrate that with their soft light.

To get you head around how to use that light for your own images, we highly recommend taking a look at Kent DuFault's Understanding Light.

Photo by Charisse Kenion
Photo by Jennifer Pallian
Photo by Monique Carrati
Photo by Amirali Mirhashemian
Photo by Jordane Mathieu
Photo by Kristiana Pinne
Photo by Helena Yankovska
Photo by Heather Hill
Photo by Daniel Fazio
Photo by Amirali Mirhashemian

To get your own ideas about how to use this beautiful soft light for your own food photography, we suggest you take a look at Understanding Light. by Kent DuFault. You will learn how to get this quality of image by understanding how light works.

Photo by Klara Avsenik
Photo by Viktor Forgacs
Photo by Heather Barnes
Photo by Louis Hansel
Photo by Sara Cervera

To get your own skills up to the level of these gorgeous food shots, it is imperative that you know how light works and how to attain this soft quality of light in an image. For that, no guide is better than Understanding Light by Kent DuFault. Take a look.

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Federico has a decade of experience in documentary photography, and is a University Professor in photography and research methodology. He's a scientist studying the social uses of photography in contemporary culture who writes about photography and develops documentary projects. Other activities Federico is involved in photography are curation, critique, education, mentoring, outreach and reviews. Get to know him better here.

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