With these five tips, you should see an improvement in your flat lay food photography work. The best work in this genre is a blend of creativity, composition, and technical skills (shoot on manual and ensure the camera is perfectly set up).
Don’t just put some food down and start shooting. As we’ve explained, it’s critical to carefully plan and choreograph things before you start shooting. It’s how you will elevate the quality of your flat lay images. Once you do start, don’t be afraid to get creative and, try new angles layouts and introduce some color or contrast. It can take some practice, but you will get there.
Some of these tips are a little trickier to perfect than the others, but overall, you should find them relatively easy with some practice.