Commercial Food Photography

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Today we live in a world of technology. One of the biggest technology is the camera. Cameras found in almost everything. With all this technology there are also various types of photography out there. One of the most interesting kind is commercial photography. Specifically food commercial photography. These photographers in the food photography filed can take any old meal and make is look beautiful. When doing food photography it used to be from the eater's point of view. So it did not always look as appetizing as it could of. Over time the different perspective shots came about. Styling it takes some preparation. They stylist thinks about the colors that go good together and the patterns in the food. When styling the food to make it look perfect under the light, the food may not be edible. The stylist use tricks like using motor oil for syrups and gravies. This is because under the light the coloring of normal syrups or gravies. Another example is they will use mashed potatoes for ice cream so the ice cream does not melt under the light. The photographers in this field have a lot in common. With these similarities they also have their difference, their things that make them unique There are many photographers in this fields but three stand out more than any. Penny De Los Santos, Béatrice Peltre and Mowie Kay. Illustration 1: Penny De Los Santos Illustration 3: Béatrice Peltre Illustration 2: Mowie Kay Lets start with Penny De Los. She is a very well known food photographer. But she doesn't just stop with food; She is also known for her photos with travel and culture. Since she not only photographs food, but travel and culture it makes her style very exotic. Through one photograph she can not only show the beauty of the... ... middle of paper ... ...ey are admired by many. It can easily be said that these three can take any food and make is look alluring. They are all three amazing, even with their difference, but that is what makes them unique, talented photographers. Works Cited "Beatrice Peltre Food Styling & Photography." BeatricePeltre Food Styling & Photography. Web. 21 Jan. 2014. "Food Photography." Wikipedia. Wikimedia Foundation, 23 Dec. 2013. Web. 20 Jan. 2014 "La Tartine Gourmande." La Tartine Gourmande. Web. 21 Jan. 2014. "MOWIE KAY Food Photographer London." MOWIE KAY Food Photographer London. Web. 21 Jan. 2014. . "When Shooting Food, It’s Really All About the People." Wired.com. Conde Nast Digital, 21 May 0012. Web. 20 Jan. 2014. .
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