One of my favorite things to do is go to the grocery store and peruse around looking for something fun to photograph. I love setting up and stylizing a simple dessert or drink shot. I have figured out that I am like my mom in the way that she loves buying dishes/plates/bowls/cups/etc and presenting our dinners and get togethers in a fun, stylish way. I found these adorable plates at the grocery store and I knew I had to get them, even better for me they were 1/2 off! It was like they were destined to be bought by me! I bought these plates a couple of months ago and was going to wait until I found the perfect little dessert to have a fun little photoshoot! I’ll go ahead and confess that I’m not the greatest food photographer, it is actually more of a hobby rather than me trying to become the Martha Stewart of food photography. I just like to have a little fun with setting up shots that pass the time by! Other than the plates, I also bought this super cool, awesome new flash. It’s the Canon 580 exII, thanks mom and dad! So I’ve been wanting to test it out and see what I can do with it! Anyways, back to my yummy treat! I found this chocolately drizzley white chocolate shaving thing at a local supermarket and decided that would be great to photograph on my fun dessert plates! So without further ado, here are the photos I came up with! Major props to the designer/creator of these plates… they are too fun! Technically what I used for this shoot was my 580 exII flash and I used a grey card to bounce the light away from the plate surface so it wouldn’t be too specular. Grey cards can come in handy when you least expect it! Enjoy folks!
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