Food Styling for Photographers: A Guide to Creating Your Own Appetizing Art [NOOK Book]

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"If you are hungry for unique photo assignments and want to expand your portfolio, this guide provides the well-kept secrets of food styling techniques that can make your photos good enough to eat." "Tips include: supply lists; step-by-step photo illustrations; discussions about the rationale for using real versus fake foods; settings and props; handling and care of the hero before it goes on set; on-set techniques for preserving the hero; and lighting discussions of the hero shots." Each chapter covers step-by-step instructions with
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Food Styling for Photographers: A Guide to Creating Your Own Appetizing Art

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Overview

"If you are hungry for unique photo assignments and want to expand your portfolio, this guide provides the well-kept secrets of food styling techniques that can make your photos good enough to eat." "Tips include: supply lists; step-by-step photo illustrations; discussions about the rationale for using real versus fake foods; settings and props; handling and care of the hero before it goes on set; on-set techniques for preserving the hero; and lighting discussions of the hero shots." Each chapter covers step-by-step instructions with mouth-watering photographs illustrating techniques for the creation of hero products that photographers at any level can whip up.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781136101656
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 4/9/2008
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 272
  • Sales rank: 1,296,077
  • File size: 8 MB

Meet the Author

Food stylist Linda Bellingham's flair for all things artistic and her passion for the culinary arts help her transform food for photography in clever and tantalizing ways. Linda has an extensive list of clients and her work has been featured in print and television advertising as well as food packaging. Linda resides in Oregon where she styles for select clients, conducts seminars on food styling, and is working on another book. She can be found at her website www.foodstyling.us.
Photographer Jean Ann Bybee has been creating gorgeous images for more than 20 years. As a Dallas-based commercial photographer she has shot all over the world, everything from fashion for Neiman Marcus to Mexican wrestlers for Miller Lite, making every image a masterpiece in it's own way. In this book, she shows us why her approach of shooting an inanimate object like its a "beautiful woman” is wonderful when the subject is food. Her expertise in mixing natural light and strobe is amazing. She can be reached at www.bybeephoto.com.

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Table of Contents

Ch. 1 Introduction to Food Styling 1

Ch. 2 Sets and Settings 15

Ch. 3 Chilling Facts About Cold Beverages 27

Ch. 4 Making a Salad for the Camera 55

Ch. 5 Pasta and Sauces 73

Ch. 6 Burgers, Sandwiches, and Beyond 87

Ch. 7 Meeting Meat Head-On 115

Ch. 8 Veggie Perfect 149

Ch. 9 Ice Cream for Hot Lights 167

Ch. 10 Desserts 185

Ch. 11 Breakfast for the Camera 209

Ch. 12 Garnishing Basics 221

Appendix 233

Glossary 237

Index 241

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