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Golden Spiral


The art of food photography includes expertly capturing and highlighting the charm of food through planned settings, superior lighting, and accurate photography methods. Its goal is to draw attention to deliciousness and attractive appearance.

Broth The perfect dish to enjoy on a chilly day.

Chow mein Immerse yourself in the aromatic delight that tantalizes your senses.

As a photographer, I have come to appreciate the power and beauty of this composition technique. Derived from the Fibonacci sequence, the Golden Spiral Rule offers a unique framework for creating visually attractive images.

Fruit loaf Delight in the lusciousness that satisfies your cravings.

Cuisine pasta Savor the deliciously plated pasta dish that is a feast for the eyes and palate.

The second chapter of “Lens and Ladle” the  spiral form, inspired by mathematical ratios commonly found in nature, gives a dynamic and attractive appeal. The Golden Spiral Rule in food photography draws attention to the primary subject or focal point while keeping a balanced and visually pleasing composition.

Appetizing pie Delight in the divine essence of freshly baked perfection.

Ramen A tempting bowl of perfectly cooked noodles.

This method boosts food photos to a higher level by bringing a touch of elegance and beauty. Furthermore, the Golden Spiral Rule helps to create a sense of depth and dimension in the images. The spiral forms may create a three-dimensional effect that improves the overall visual impact by being used to arrange different objects, such as food or props. The spiral directs the observer’s focus, enabling them to go deeper into the picture and see its delicate details.

Sugary delights With each bite, you experience a moment of pure bliss.

Crispness It is the perfect accompaniment to enhance any moment of the day.

As a photographer, the Golden Spiral Rule offers me an opportunity to accentuate the beauty and creativity of food.  So, let’s embrace this technique and unlock new creative possibilities in our culinary visual narrations in food photography.

All the photos and text in this post are copyright of Rachana Nayak, Uttarakannada, Karnataka, Creative Hut Institute of Photography.Their reproduction, full or part, is forbidden without the explicit approval of the rightful owners.

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