Props are a vital part of most food photography. They can help you add interest and story to your scene, but they can also help you add depth. To that end, here are a few tips to help you use props to add depth to your images.
Firstly I am going to give a few tips for adding depth to a straight-on shot, but these will also work for a 25 to 45-degree angle shot as well. When planning my shoots, I mentally split the image into layers: you have the middle layer where our main subject will usually be,