(Left: Snickerdoodles, Top-right: Victoria Sponge, Bottom-right: Chocolate walnut biscotti)
Recently I've been working on giving some of my favourite recipe posts a bit of a facelift.
Now I haven't done this for all of my old recipes, because that would take forever! But these three are some my favourite recipes and I've never been quite satisfied with the pictures that went with them.
Back when I started blogging, I used to take photos with my Nokia cell phone (I've since moved up to a DSLR camera). I think I uploaded them as they were because I used to be so excited to upload the recipe as soon as possible, and having the perfect photograph didn't matter as much, primarily because there was only so much I could do with my cell phone camera given my photography skills at the time.
I still get excited about new posts and enjoy blogging just as much, but now I'm a bit more mindful of the fact that my blog should 'look' good too. I still try not to let my perfectionism get in the way of uploading a recipe though.
There's a lot of room for improvement where my photography is concerned, but I'd hate to think somebody was deterred by the not-so-stunning photos that previously accompanied these posts, because these recipes are really quite good (if I do say so myself).
The updated recipes include: