Comparing Natural Light vs. Artificial Light in Food Photography

When you’re trying to sell a food product, the right words can paint an appetizing picture—but nothing gets mouths watering quite like high-quality photos. And in order to capture images that convey the right message about your food and make it look as delicious as it tastes, you need the perfect lighting setup.

Both artificial and natural lighting can help achieve your artistic goals, but each option has limitations. Keep reading to learn how natural vs. artificial lighting can impact your food photography and how to choose the lighting setup that’s right for your project.