These halloween black cupcakes with cherry filling make a scrumptiously spooktacular dessert!
Up until recently, I really hated photographing halloween food.
Trying to get that spooky atmosphere, with moody lighting and creepy props should sound like fun, but I ALWAYS seem to end up with photos that look dull, dark and tacky (stupid plastic spiders!).
I even made Halloween fungus carbonara last week – using black spaghetti and some weird and wonderful mushrooms. I thought it’d look awesome, but honestly? It looked and tasted vile!
Black bean spaghetti? eugh. Never buying that stuff again.
Anyway, I was sitting at my desk, drinking coffee and pretending to work, when it hit me. Why am I trying to take photos in the dark? Literally, in the dark.
I’ve never actually been formally taught how to use a camera (ok, I went to…