Best Camera and Lenses To Use For Food & Blog Photography
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What Camera and Lenses To Use For Food & Blog Photography?
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The next lens on my list of "must-have" is the Canon EF 85mm f1.2. I have wanted this camera for a very long time, but simply can't justify this to my husband who happened to think I am overflowing in camera lenses. The Canon EF 85mm f1.2 will garner you some really stunning close-ups and really the most gorgeous bokeh, even better than the Canon EF 50mm f/1.2 L USM. This lens will tip the scales on your food photography for sure. I know it will that incredible people pictures too, but I have yet to get my husband to give me to go ahead.
Now, as far as lighting goes, you don't always have the luxury of natural light. I live in the Chicago area and we have gloomy days a lot! I have added to my lightening arsenal over the years and as long as you store them after each use, they should remain in really good shape. I use a round reflector like the Neewer 5 in 1 Portable . This one comes with a carrying case whihc I highly recommend for storing when not in use. If you don't store this round reflector when you are not using it, it may get dirty. I also have several umbrealla lights that I use for indoor food photography and blog photography. I recommend a kit like the Photo Portrait Lighting Kit so you can pretty much get everything you need without piecing it all together.
I do not have a soft box, but I know a lot of bloggers who do use them and love them. I have been able to shot my images fine with the equipment I mentioned above. I recently purchase a ring light to attached to my camera and I lost the ring attachment in the forest preserve at a photo session. I ordered another one right away, but I didn't purchase the same brand and it is not of great quality. I would say to invest some money if you really like a camera ring light becuase the ones I purchased were not that great of quality.