Usually a good 50 or 35mm lens f1.8 will work great on an entry-level SLR. It’s an old trick used in professional food photography. Click the food object from an angle which you can see while eating or in general display - makes it more appetizing to look at. Visual know-how is also a requirement, as is the knowledge of how to translate the perception of taste, aroma and appeal that one gets from an actual dish, to a two-dimensional photograph. I don't have a macro. but I have a 10-22mm ; a 35mm ; a 50mm and a 70-200mm. Boudoir Photography October 26, 2011 02:47 am Food photography just makes me want to eat more Sol Terry Thomas/Atlanta October 7, 2011 10:11 pm Contact the company that prints the packages. Great going Jignesh! I'll definitely bookmark this and go through these tips again next time I try. What separates magazine-worthy photos from their less impressive counterparts isn't a fancy camera or expensive equipment.