food photography

  • How to photograph and style moody food photography

    July 28, 2023marissajmakes

    These techniques and tips will teach you how to manipulate light and choose props to give your food photography a moody feel.

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  • Persimmon Tart with Pecan Frangipane

    November 20, 2021marissajmakes

    Persimmons are one of my absolute favorite fruits. They can be used in both sweet and savory applications, and used raw, baked, or cooked. I decided to put a seasonal twist on a classic frangipane tart and came up with this result. The frangipane is made with pecan flour instead of the traditional almond flour, and…

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  • Apple Berry Pie with Cardamom Crust

    November 11, 2021marissajmakes

    This pie is made for cold weather comfort: it’s filled with Granny Smith apples, mountain blackberries, brown sugar, and cinnamon, with a crust studded with cardamom for extra warmth. It’s very adaptable and works with frozen or fresh berries. If you don’t have blackberries, you can substitute with your berry of choice, or simply increase the…

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  • My favorite photography equipment

    February 13, 2021marissajmakes

    Finding the right camera and photography equipment can be daunting, and a bit of a learning process. There’s a misconception that everything that you use needs to be super expensive and top tier. This isn’t true at all! There are a few things that I am going to cover that I recommend splurging on, but lots…

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