The sight of a great food blog can get us salivating and champing at the bit to recreate the meal ourselves or pay someone to do it for us! With so many food bloggers to compete with, how do you stand out? Let us help you with our 5 Amazing Assets for Your Food Blog.
1. Nibbles — Typeface
Nibbles is a typeface inspired by the theme of food and food trucks. The nifty thing about this download is that as well as finding symbols through their glyph placement, you can type out the name of the thing and get the icon. Type pizza and you’ll get a pizza! Perfect for use with recipe cards, posters or even editorial layouts.
2. Organic Juice Maker Scene Generator — Photoshop Template
This is a great image generator for Photoshop that will let you create stunning hero images for your website or blog, or even for print! Just drop you image into the template and you’re good to go. You could even use this as the header for recipe blogs as the download contains a variety of images and premade scenes.
3. Food Lightroom Presets
Even the best food images can need a little help to fulfil their potential. This download contains ten presets designed to make your food photos light, packed with colour, and good enough to eat!
4. FoodKit - Food Presets for Lightroom and Adobe Camera Raw
Another boost for your photos, this Lightroom set presents you with two categories: the first for simple image corrections like light, colour and tone, and the second designed to add a more artistic flair to your pictures.
Chef — Unique Clean PSD for Culinary Blog — Photoshop Templates
Sous Chef is a clean and simple blog theme for Photoshop. There are 11 fully layered PSD files with well-organised and instinctive layouts. The template uses free fonts and icons, so you won’t have to make substitutions.
Each asset here is from Envato Elements, where you can download unlimited resources for a monthly subscription.
Tuts+ Top Tips for Food Photography
- When taking photos of food, remember to minimise clutter and keep the food as your focus.
- Stock images are really useful for filling gaps in your website or even to use as inspiration.
- If you’re quickly snapping pictures of your own meals in a restaurant then try to use window light rather than your flash.
- Inject your personality into your work, use assets like the ones above to help you stand out whilst also looking professional.
- Get to grips with composition to ensure you’re always showing off food in the best possible light.
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