Food Photography Resources2022-08-14T09:06:11-07:00

Food Photography Resources

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Website Hosting:

  • Building a website:
    • Free hosting, with some limited options. You can also purchase optional add-ons for a fee.
    • Free download, requires self-hosting and some basic knowledge of setting up a website (see “Website Servers” below)
    • Paid service, offers both hosting and website software.
  • Website servers (hosting a site): Themes:

  • Elegant Themes: Monthly fee for all themes, with access to many themes, plugins, and updates.
  • Themeforest: Individual themes for a one-time cost, also has plugins.

WordPress Plugins and Add-ons:

Social Media & Community sites:

Email Marketing Providers:

Newsletter links:

Food and Photography Conferences and Organizations:

Copyright Information:

Watermarking Images:


  • Green Mango Smoothie:
    • Ingredients: 1 Banana, Almond Milk, Spinach, Mint, Frozen Mango (use your own judgment on portion sizes, I never measure mine)
    • Directions: Add milk, spinach, and mint to a blender and blend until smooth. Add banana and mango and blend until a good consistency. If the mixture is too thick, add more milk until it blends smoothly.
  • Khao Soi: Link to recipe on


Lightroom CC:

If you would like to follow along with Chapter 7, please use the links below to download the photo from the book:

Articles on Food Photography & Styling:

Nicole S. Young

Nicole S. Young

Nicole is a photographer, published author, and educator specializing in Lightroom, Photoshop, and photography. She is best known for her books on food photography but is widely versed in various photographic genres, including landscape, nature, stock, travel, and experimental imagery.

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