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Bloggers, Protect Your Content

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I am grumpy, dear readers.  Perhaps I should be flattered that an online “newspaper” would want to use my photography on their site.  But I wasn’t, once I discovered they ignored a professional courtesy – they didn’t link back. They used the pix to promote restaurants – a shot of my home cooking in my […]

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Food Photography Tips & Tricks IV – 10 Easiest Foods to Shoot

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My recent visit with stylist Denise Vivaldi of Food Fanatics at her food shoot was eye-opening, but I felt the need to leave with some hope for my own artistic capabilities.  So, I picked the team’s brains as to what they consider “easy” foods to shoot. According to Denise and team members Cindy Flannigan, Jen […]

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Food Photography Tips & Tricks III – 10 Hardest Foods to Shoot

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When pressed, many food bloggers will confess: we’ve set a plate of our delicious upcoming dinner in front of the camera, and all our shots turn out looking like doggy “stuff” (you visualize). Food stylists are magicians who can literally make anything perform for a camera.  They have an arsenal of tools – this kit, […]

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Food Photography Tips & Tricks II – 10 Clever Tools for Bloggers

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Hi, are you a food blogger, too? We know the drill: in our studios, there are no food stylists, prop stylists, lighting assistants or photographers. Heck, I have no studio. The stylist is ME, the photographer is ME. And unlike the food for commercial photography, the food blogger’s shoot is destined for… dinner! Recently, I […]

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Food Photography I – 10 Tips and Tricks for Food Bloggers

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In a professional studio, when you work with a food stylist, you can pick up great tricks to make foods look glorious.  I’ve always loved studio work, spending days hanging out with creative people (me, faking the appearance that I was in charge of something). Stylists have carloads of kits with every craft item and […]

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