food photography background ideas

Food Photography Backgrounds for All Budgets

There are all kinds of ways to use backgrounds in food photography. Here, I list some of my personal favorite solutions to fit any type of budget!

Food photography is one of my favorite passions. But we all know getting into food photography is expensive. I still firmly believe it’s not the equipment that makes a great photo, but the photographer. This list is full of photography background options for all budgets.

learn how to make your own food photography backgrounds diy

Easy DIY Food Photography Backgrounds (in under $25!)

Take your food photography game to the next level with this super easy DIY tutorial. Even if you think you don’t have a creative bone in your body, you can make these. Best of all, they can be made in just under $25 each!

Ever lust over some photos on Instagram and think “man, I wish I could take photos like that?”

We’ve all been there. Heck, I’m still there.

I’m always looking for ways to improve my food photography skills. From styling and composition to equipment, my eagerness to learn is never complete!

One topic I’ve recently become obsessed with is new backgrounds.

And after drooling over Erickson boards and not wanting to fork up the $$$, I decided to Google some tutorials and wow, I was impressed and inspired. Then a friend of mine did a demo on how she made hers and that really encouraged me to take the plunge.

I’m artsy. I can do this.

So to Home Depot, we go!