We're just going to say it: the holidays are coming, people. And though it might seem a little early to start embracing the spirit - don't panic, we're going to help you with at least one item that you may not even realize is on your to-do list!
Whether you are a retail store, online biz, blogger, author, or an Instagram postaholic - it's safe to assume that between now and January 1, there will be a cornucopia of opportunities to post the yumminess that rides in on the holiday food train.
We've all had that epic turkey dinner, a gorgeous NYE party cocktail, or marveled at a heaping platter of grandma's famous Christmas Crinkles - post-worthy moments?
The desire to share that experience with the world is understandable - food makes powerful memories.
But how do you get that amazing culinary experience to translate to a drool-worthy, I-want-to-eat-that-NOW, photo?
We get this question a lot. So charge your phone battery, load up your plate, and have the barista top off your latte, here are the Mamas' tips for fabulous foodie photos:
5. Forego the filter.
Filters are great if you're over 40 *wink*, but if your food is fresh and (hopefully) wrinkle free, they are totally unnecessary. Check out the difference between these shots:
Color, texture, detail - the unfiltered photo has it all. And we have to say this Pumpkin Spice Cake, from a favorite local bakery, tasted every bit as rich and delicious as it looks. (Trust us, there wasn't a crumb left!)
Hungry for more? Check out this link from IG Queen, Jasmine Star for additional tips and tricks for taking super fabulous post-worthy photos.