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Food Styling for Photographers

A Guide to Creating Your Own Appetizing Art

By Linda Bellingham, Jean Ann Bybee

  1. ISBN: 9780240810065
  2. Publication Date: April 2008
  3. Format: Paperback
  4. Pages: 272
  5. Price:
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    • £22.99 (GBP)
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Description

"You eat with your eyes first," and no one turns a photograph of food into a culinary masterpiece like a food stylist. Food Styling for Photographers is the next best thing to having renowned food stylist Linda Bellingham by your side. Linda has worked with clients Baskin Robbins Ice Cream, McDonald's, Tyson Foods, FritoLay, and many, many more. Professional photographer Jean Ann Bybee has worked with Harry & David, Dominos, Sara Lee, Seven-Up Company, and more. Jean Ann provides a seasoned photographer's point of view with helpful tips throughout.

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.

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.

Bon Appétit!

Check out a new podcast interview with the authors about the upcoming second volume in this series, More Food Styling for Photographers!

http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/nik-radio/id365360524

Author Bio

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.

Contents

Sets for Food Photography; Settings and Props; The Chilling Facts of Cold Beverages; Making a Salad for the Camera; Pasta and Sauces for Photography; Sandwiches, Burgers and Beyond; Meeting Meat Head-On; Veggie Perfect; Ice Cream for HOT Lights; How the Chips Fall and the Cookies Stack-Up; Breakfast; Garnishing Basics