Today is National Coffee Day, so what's a better way to celebrate then by take a picture of coffee? The one issue that always comes up when shooting anything that's supposed to be hot is steam. Steam is hard to shoot realistically, but luckily you don't have to sit around wondering what to do. There is a great video on YouTube called "How To Photograph Steaming Coffee" that offers great tips and tricks into getting the right shot. Take a look:
Below is my attempt at getting a different angle on a steaming cup of coffee. You can see the steam in my shot is very very light. Need to go back and shoot some more!