9 Instagram-Worthy Food-Styling Tips From a Pro

In the era of Instagram, food photography has reached an apex with restaurants, chefs, bloggers, influencers, and foodies utilizing the platform to share photos of their meals. Anyone with a smartphone can take an overhead image of perfectly manicured hands reaching for slices of pizza, but there’s a reason why we gravitate toward some photos over others. What moves us to follow a user so we don’t miss a single post?

In my experience shooting and styling food for some of the top chefs around the world, I’ve found a few key points to be the most important. Read on for nine tips to know before posting your next brunch shot on Instagram.

What are your go-to tricks for snapping your favorite dishes? What types of foodie pics make you hit like?

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