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Top tips for smartphone food photography

Our top tips for smartphone food photography

In this short video, our food photographer Ellen Richardson talks us through her top tips for smartphone food photography. She looks at:

  1. Lighting
  2. Styling
  3. Composition
  4. Editing

You’ll be taking fantastic smartphone pictures of your food in no time with these simple instructions.


Ellen filmed this video at Plateau in Brighton’s Lanes, you can see the results of her smartphone shoot below.

overhead shot of a square wooden table arranged with several sharing plates and cutlery and napkins


a wooden table and metal chair laid with two grey plates two glasses of orange wine and a selection of small plates

overhad shot of bread, salad and wine

On overhead shot of a wooden table with a dish of broccoli, a vinaigrette and a glass of orange wine