2013 Photography Challenge- Food Photography

by Susan Myers on March 2, 2013

Our photography challenge for this week was food photography!  If you are anything like me, I’m betting you take plenty of photos of food.  I challenged you this week to come up with your best photo of edibles, and we already have some great submissions!

But before we begin, please take a few moments to check out some of the amazing photos submitted last week, when our theme was the word vibrant!
photography challenge- clams from oregon

This photo was taken on our trip up the coast of California and Oregon last summer.  Yes, you will be seeing lots of photos from that trip.  I took over 500 photos, believe it or not.  The coast is so beautiful and that totally includes the food.  This  is my husband’s dinner of clams.  We were on the Oregon coast, and felt compelled to eat some of the local cuisine.  Beautiful aren’t they?  Almost too pretty to eat.  Almost.  Ha!

This photo was taken with my Canon SX30IS and edited using the free software at picmonkey.com.

So how did you do?

It’s not too late!  Email your Food Photography submissions to me!  Check out the Submission Guidelines.  I will post your photos here along with any information that you would like to include.  If you have a website, feel free to add a link to your site!  I will be taking Food Photography submissions all week!  Feel free to send your original photo!

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Next week’s theme for the 2013 Photography Challenge is “Birds”.  See the information at the bottom of the post for details!

This week’s submissions:

photography challenge- food photography cinnamon rolls

These are my home made cinnamon rolls fresh out of the oven……..Vonne Pope-Douglasville, GA

Photography Challenge- Fish dinner

Tonight’s healthy dinner:  Grilled swordfish, fresh steamed asparagus, and fresh tomato.  Yum!~ Janice Juchniewicz  

photography challenge- food photography cake

Huge cake from the Partridge and the Pear restaurant in Pigeon Forge, TN ~ Lynda Champion- Douglasville, GA

photography challenge wedding cake

I also ran across this photo when looking for food photo challenge photos…LOL…thought you would get a laugh out of some really OLD FOOD.  My husband and I got married on July 4, 1986 at 4 pm and he was my 4th husband….thought all that would be easier to remember! We got married at his brother’s ranch and a couple hundred people attended. There was a huge BBQ, lots of kegs of beer and his brother raised bucking bulls, so they also had a bull buck off…crazy day! We set up the cake and stuff on the carport in front of the house…my friend Ruby made the cake. It was a really really hot July 4th…had to transport that cake two miles on a gravel road…buttercream icing…OMG…it was fun!~ ~ Brenda Williams- Weatherford, OK- Cats, Kids and Crafts

photography challenge fried fish

photography challenge egg drop soup

Fried fish and Egg Drop Soup~ Brenda Williams- Weatherford, OK- Cats, Kids and Crafts

Jane's Dessert Trio Mango Gelato, Chai Cream and Chocolate cake

The dessert trio from Sanaa at Animal Kingdom Lodge, Mango gelato, chai cream and chocolate cake. It was all delicious.~ Mary Jane George

photography challenge - turkey dinner

This is a pic of the family style platter at the Garden Grille in Epcot at Disney World. Roast Turkey with mashed potatoes and gravy, Sirloin on mixed veggies and Baked Fish on Rice. Dish of broccoli, all the vegetables are served family style also, a favorite place, this is the restaurant where the dining floor slowly rotates and takes you
through a few of the rides and scenes.~ Mary Jane George

photography challenge cheesecake

This is a piece of white chocolate raspberry cheesecake I took yesterday.~Dakota- michigan

food photography challenge cinnamon layer cake

I’m Batool Hamasha from Jordan. I love cooking and this is my favorite dessert ” cinnamon layer cake with caramel sauce”   

Next Week’s Challenge – Birds!

Last year, when we did the bird photography challenge, we had some amazing submissions!  In my travels, I tend to take lots of bird photos.  So, I have decided to challenge you again to come up with some great bird shots.  Have anything unusual to show us?  Something particularly colorful?  Need a couple ideas?

photography challenge birdsTitmouse on a hand.

So go grab that camera and take your best shots!  I’ll see you back here next week!

Be sure to visit some of our previous photography challenges!

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1 norene March 4, 2013 at 7:34 pm

I’ve eaten that meal at the Garden Grille at different times and it is very tasty. Brought back good memories.

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2 Brenda Williams March 2, 2013 at 9:02 am

This is not a post to look at if you have not eaten! Really making me hungry. Those clams are just beautiful. You should send a copy to the restaurant for them to use for advertising. The cinnamon rolls look so good too. I just love food photos.

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