Does anyone have tips about taking interesting, well-staged pictures for recipe hubs? I just have a Sony Cybershot and I can't afford to invest in a new camera.
Take a few practice pictures and find out what you need to do the stage your shots for the best lighting, background and composition.
If you have a basic photo editing application -- you can "tweek" photos for better contrast, sharpness, etc. I have taken some for mine, and they are certainly not top-notch professional magazine shots, but they do the job.
A lot of it is in the layout--after you take the photos. I detailed this in a recent hub on advanced Photo Capsule techniques, but hubber ktrapp best exemplifies good layout in food hubs.
Great hub! I bookmarked it to refer to as I add photos to my cookbook.
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