How To Use Color Theory In Food Photography
Color theory is a guide to help mix colors in order to create aesthetically pleasant compositions
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Use a color wheel like this to help you create beautiful and balanced color compositions!
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There are 3 main color pairings in food photography: analogue colors, complementary, monochromatic
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1. Analogue Colors: a grup of 3 colors that are next to each other - creates a rich but subtle look
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2. Complementary colors or opposite colors - creates a strong contrast curve and objects pop up.
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Monochromatic colors: colors derived from a single base color - creates artsy, linear compositions
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Other interesting mixes: triadic, split, complementary, rectangle, square
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Always play with colors and find your own color vision and style!
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