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Class Demo: Food

Thursday (4/20) I did a demo of food photography for the Lighting Class.  In a class lecture on the previous Tuesday we discussed plated vs. studio food issues and advertising vs editorial style shooting and I showed them a number of examples. The … Continue reading

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Another Demo for the Lighting Class: Food

This week we shot a demo using “plated” food in the lighting class; again it was shot “cold,” i.e. not knowing what the subject would be until it appeared in the studio. “Plated” is the generic label for real food … Continue reading

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Sometimes the Bear…

Among outdoorsmen there is an old saying… “Sometimes you eat the bear… sometimes the bear eats you.”  It is not too much of a stretch to apply that to the commercial photography niche of food photography.  If you are doing … Continue reading

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Happy Valentines Day… Now Get to Work

Well, the last week was a busy one on with some “interesting” food shooting and some interesting classroom stuff.  The food part has pictures so I’ll make you wait for that, and a little Valentines Day message at the end. … Continue reading

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The Process of Shooting a Cover Food Shot

San Diego —  Some of you older folks may remember a singer named Jim Croce.  I, of course, am much too young but remember my Grandmother loved him…  And if I can get you to believe THAT then we REALLY … Continue reading

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Food, Rocks, and Fall Foliage

To borrow from Spock (the Vulcan not the Doctor), it had been an “interesting” week.  The good news was that on Monday and Wednesday I shot food with Cynthia.  Then I capped it off when I left Friday with the … Continue reading

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Food Photography Workshop at Brooks

On Saturday September 28th, Brooks held a food photography workshop in Santa Barbara.  It was a full day workshop with presentations, demos, and even a hands-on shooting session.  The lead instructor was Photographer and Brooks faculty member Bill Robbins, assisted … Continue reading

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