Addicted to Instagram? Create mood shots with Snapseed

The number of photos on social networks are staggering. Ever since cell phones came with decent cameras and mobile internet, on-the-go photo sharing has been on the rise. Just … [Read more...]

My CMS is WordPress. Why?

Well, why not? It's free, it's highly customizable and it is in active development. So, my choice, for now, is Wordpress. But how I ended up using Wordpress is not a simple … [Read more...]

The best colors for a (food) blog

There is a popular notion that has been going around since the early days of blogging that food blogs are best designed with colors that embody the warmth of a home kitchen. … [Read more...]

What is the ideal width for a (food) blog?

When we talk about what's ideal, what do we mean? Ideal for whom? For the blogger or the blog's readers? A good design will satisfy both.Ten years ago, the standard width … [Read more...]

The best look for a (food) blog

Most web design "gurus" (I find that term so pretentious) say that the "best" design depends on a blog's market. That's easy to say to a blogger who has been blogging for some … [Read more...]

How to photograph food: coffee

Based on coffee photos that I've seen on the web, it would seem that most people think that the only interesting coffee shots are those with froth. You know, with fancy … [Read more...]

How to photograph food: dumplings

Dumplings have got to be among the most interesting food items to photograph. Dumpling photos are all over the web -- some as integral parts of a recipe; others, taken in … [Read more...]

The art of photographing liquid pour

Believe it or not, photographing liquid pour and splash is a specialty. In alcohol advertising, photographers who can capture those tiny drops of liquid as they splash in … [Read more...]