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Best camera for food photography?

DollyDagger | Oct 19, 200801:48 PM

I recently read an article about the new 'Gourmet Mode' some cameras have introduced - presumably with aspiring food photographers and bloggers in mind.


The conclusion: "...the "Gourmet Mode" essentially combined Macro and White Balance functionalities, bringing dishes into sharper focus and compensating for the yellow tint indoor light can sometimes cast. While I'm not going to rush to buy another digital camera (I think my first will last me another five years), I'll make sure to choose those two settings the next time I shoot a dish."

As I'm looking to invest in a new camera, I was wondering if anyone had any recommendations of what to choose? A lightweight discreet digital would be ideal, and anything that works wonders for food photography would be even better.

Also, has anyone actually bought a camera specifically for its 'Gourmet Mode' function? And if so, have you seen a difference in your photos or encountered any pros / cons?

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