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Food Styling and Photography For Dummies

ISBN: 978-1-118-23015-2
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368 pages
March 2012
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Introduction 1

Part I: Introducing Food Styling and Photography 7

Chapter 1: Exploring Food Photography 9

Chapter 2: Photography Know-How and Equipment 25

Chapter 3: Your Stylist Toolkit 41

Chapter 4: Dealing with Employers, Personnel, and Sets 67

Part II: It's All in the Presentation (Styling) 85

Chapter 5: Preparing for an Off-Site Photo Shoot 87

Chapter 6: Getting the Yummy to Translate on Film 99

Chapter 7: The Ice Cream Is Melting! Problem Solving for Tricky Foods 123

Part III: Shooting the Food: Techniques with the Camera 141

Chapter 8: Composition Basics 143

Chapter 9: Lighting, Lighting, Lighting 161

Chapter 10: Working with Tilts and Angles 181

Chapter 11: Exploring Focus 195

Part IV: And for Dessert: Managing Your Photos and More 211

Chapter 12: Post-Processing 213

Chapter 13: Editing and Saving Your Photos 225

Chapter 14: Making Your Photos Available in Print and Online 239

Chapter 15: Starting Your Food Styling and Photography Business 253

Part V: The Part of Tens 269

Chapter 16: Ten Tips for Growing Your Business 271

Chapter 17: Ten Indispensable Items for a Food Shoot 281

Chapter 18: Ten Awesome Garnishes for Food Images 289

Index 299

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