Goal: Create a moody shot of French Onion soup Showcasing the Soup and the Home-Baked Bread.
Step 1: Set up lighting (natural light from single window, side-lit), diffuser, photo background, props, and camera perspective
Happy with the side-lighting. I picked a 3/4 camera angle where you look down at your food as if you were sitting down to eat it. Yes to this background, camera angle, and props (bread). But, top-left corner too empty….