Food Photography Resources2018-01-07T12:01:07+00:00

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Website & Blog

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 one-time cost, also has plugins.

WordPress Plugins and Add-ons:

Social Media & Networking

Social Media & Community sites:

Email Marketing Providers:

Newsletter links:

Food and Photography Conferences and Organizations:

Copyright Information:

Watermarking Images:

Downloads & Recipes


  • Green Mango Smoothie:
    • Ingredients: 1 Banana, Almond Milk, Spinach, Mint, Frozen Mango (use your own judgement 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 photograph from the book:

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Nicole S. YoungPhotographer & Author
Nicole is a full-time photographer and author living in Lincoln, Nebraska, USA. Her photography specialties are food, travel, and landscape, and she also creates stock images for her portfolio.

Nicole loves to teach, learn and share what she knows through her blog, articles, podcasts, interviews and training materials. She is an expert in Lightroom and Photoshop, and contributes regular articles to Photofocus.

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