There are a lot of food photography tips on social media. A lot of them claim to show useful ‘hacks’, and some are quite informative, particularly behind-the-scenes lighting setups. Many, however, should probably just be viewed as entertainment. The information is often just plain incorrect.
Do commercial photographers really use PVA glue on cereal? And engine oil on pancakes? There are so many of these viral hacks that it’s difficult to know what’s right anymore. Luckily, in this video, commercial food and beverage photographer Scott Chouciño from Tin House Studio tells us how it’s really done.