Fresalina's Food Styling Lessons
[Editor's Note: Food styling for photographs can be a real challenge. These seven tips from Fresalina are straightforward, no-nonsense, and will really help improve the composition of the photographs you make of food you cook. --Genie]
Seven Things I've Learned About Food Styling
Salad greens are tricky. Trying to get good-looking lettuces for a TV show is a job. I once spent a whole afternoon jumping from place to place in NYC trying to get a decent amount for one recipe that called for lettuce. They have to be in almost perfect condition. No signs of being spoiled or small brown spots. Cameras pick up brown colors very quickly. Though you can easily Photoshop any imperfection for a print work, you can’t change the final product in videos or it can be very expensive to do so.
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