Gallery: Weekend Cook and Tell Round Up: Foodtography

Flour Tortillas
Flour Tortillas

According to WickedGoodDinner, three years of art school didn't help much when it comes to food photography. But it looks like she's finally getting the hang of it. Just take a look at these lovely shots of homemade flour tortillas.

Doughnuts
Doughnuts

orchidgirl's pictures of a recent brunch at Birch & Barley in Washington, D.C. won her the recognition of the restaurant's PR people. They liked her photos so much, they ended up using them for promotional material.

Rhubarb-Pumpkin-Ginger Muffins
Rhubarb-Pumpkin-Ginger Muffins

Katerina says there's something to be said for a fuzzy food photography—when the background is out of focus you can emphasize part of a dish so that it really pops. Case in point: these adorable rhubarb, pumpkin, and ginger muffins.

Mexican Antojitos
Mexican Antojitos

ElizabethS likes to take process pictures of her cooking to take advantage of the natural light in her apartment. Take a look at how this meal of Mexican antojitos came together.

Sungold Tomatoes
Sungold Tomatoes

lemonfair has a blog that focuses on both cooking and gardening, and these beautiful sungold tomatoes are one of her favorites.

Pesto Roasted Potatoes
Pesto Roasted Potatoes

Taking pictures of food has been flavacrisp's nemesis for a while, but she found that natural light was the key to this portrait of pesto roasted potatoes.

Rutabagas
Rutabagas

newRDcook endorses back and side lighting to showcase natural colors along with some basic photo editing software. These rutabagas look about as naturally beautiful as they can be.

Rotini
Rotini

dbcurrie was the first to admit that food photography wasn't her strong suit, but judging by these great pics of homemade rotini, her skills are really improving.