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Dark and Moody Food Photography

27.04.2015 / Vera Wohlleben

We are all familiar with the perfectly lit, painstakingly styled studio photos of crisp lettuce or shiny tomatoes like the ones you see in advertising or on food packaging. A new trend has been emerging in food photography for some time now, which is becoming increasingly widespread: The photos are dark with atmospheric light accents on the food and exciting rustic textures.

14-150mm F/3.5-5.8 Di III (Model C001) wins TIPA AWARDS 2015


April 9, 2015, Saitama, Japan - Tamron Co., Ltd. (President & CEO: Morio Ono), a leading manufacturer of precision optics, has announced that the company’s first high-power zoom lens designed for Micro Four Thirds mirrorless interchangeable-lens cameras, the 14-150mm F/3.5-5.8 Di III (Model C001), has been named BEST CSC ENTRY LEVEL LENS at the TIPA AWARDS 2015.

The golden triangle: compose pictures classically


No, we're not talking here about player formations in football or a rather adventurous type of relationship! The golden triangle is instead a classical rule of composition used in paintings and photography. This timeless rule states that to create a harmonious image, the main subject should describe the shape of a triangle. The reason: This kind of arrangement exudes peace while the symmetry conveys clarity and harmony.

“Photography provides me with the perfect time out”


Tobias Kuhl is currently writing his doctor's thesis at the University of Bonn. Whenever his head gets overloaded with thoughts about specialist literature, he heads out into the countryside with his camera and the Tamron 150-600mm super-telephoto lens. In the Tamron blog, he gives tips about how he manages to create his impressive wildlife photographs …

“We love being creative in the kitchen”


Jörg Mayer and Nadine Horn run the blog “eat this!” together – combining vegan cookery with creative photography. Before enjoying their culinary creations, the pair first take pictures of them using a Tamron lens. Just a short time later, their fans can then read online how the recipe was put together. As graphic designers, Jörg and Nadine both know what makes a great food photo. In our interview they reveal the secrets of how they carry out their work and give some tips on how best to take photographs of food you have prepared yourself – while still being able to enjoy it straight afterwards while its still hot.