From the Back Cover
Discover how to style and shoot delicious food photos Whether you′re an amateur taking shots for a food blog or a professional who captures culinary creations, 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 gives you the inside scoop on the tools and tricks to style and create scrumptious photos. Before you say cheese find out how to make food look appetizing and interesting for the camera, from selecting dishes and linens to adding garnishes and accents Get technical discover all the photography equipment and know–how needed to take mouth–watering photos It′s a piece of cake explore image composition and camera angles to use for capturing cool stuff like drips and textures And for dessert get the scoop on what to do after you put the camera down, including saving, backing up, and editing your photos Open the book and find: Full–color examples Food styling tips and tricks How to set up your lighting to achieve the perfect look Tools and techniques specific to food photography How to get started in the food styling and photography business Info on editing and archiving photos Postproduction tools and processes Advice on creating an online and traditional print portfolio Learn to: Make food look attractive and camera–ready Use lighting and composition to get the best shot Choose the right equipment Get your food photography business off the ground IN FULL COLOR!
About the Author
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.