Food Styling and Photography For Dummies

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Wiley, Feb 23, 2012 - Photography - 368 pages
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Discover how to style and photograph food like the pros

Whether you're taking shots for a foodie blog, advertisements, packaging, menus, or cookbooks, Food Styling & Photography For Dummies shows you how to take the next step in your passion for food and photography. This attractive, informative, and fun guide to the fundamentals of food styling provides information on the tools and techniques used by some of the most successful industry professionals.

Food Styling & Photography For Dummies provides you with the fundamentals of food styling and gives you the inside scoop on the tools and techniques used by some of the most successful industry professionals.

  • Shows you how to translate taste, aroma, and appeal through color, texture, and portion
  • Includes techniques such as extreme close-ups, selective focus, and unique angles to create dramatic effect
  • Detailed coverage on lighting and composition
  • Tips for choosing the proper equipment and mastering the use of camera settings, lenses, and post-production software
  • Advice for creating a professional personality and getting your food photography business off the ground

Whether you're an amateur or professional food photographer, Food Styling & Photography For Dummies is a fun and informative guide to photographing and arranging culinary subject matter.

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About the author (2012)

Alison Parks-Whitfield is a successful technical writer and food photographer in the San Francisco Bay area. Her tasty images have been published in books, magazines, newspapers, and on packaging, as well as in many online venues.

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