This is an example of good food photography. The angle allows for the viewer to see the different ingredients and the white serving dishes keep the focus on the warm colors in the dish. Also the warm table color connects the dish with the surroundings.
The real key to a good corn soup lies in extracting as much flavor as possible out of those cobs, and a pressure cooker is the key to maximizing extraction. Use it to make the corniest corn soup you& ever tasted in under half an hour.