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Publisher Comments:

Packed with enticing and creative full-color photographs, this book focuses on the art of food photography and how the digital photography revolution has changed and enhanced it. Broken down into the areas of photography, styling, science, and business, this visual guide compiles all of these aspects of food photography into a valuable reference. Readers will learn techniques that combine the art of lighting and styling for still-life photography with the business sense of commercial photography. It also provides tips for aspiring food photographers on how to get started and succeed. Whether readers are professional photographers who want to learn the advantages of digital photography in the field, or amateur photographers who want to experiment in their own small-scale studios, this unique book will prove useful to anyone interested in this realm of photography.

Book News Annotation:

Intended for professional photographers, this guide explains how to use a digital camera to take high quality photographs of food, reveals the secrets of food stylists, and offers advice on planning the shoot, lighting, shot composition, props, and retouching the image with Photoshop. The author provides several color shots of the same dish to illustrate his work process.
Annotation 2005 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Book News Annotation:

Intended for professional photographers, this guide explains how to use a digital camera to take high quality photographs of food, reveals the secrets of food stylists, and offers advice on planning the shoot, lighting, shot composition, props, and retouching the image with Photoshop. The author provides several color shots of the same dish to illustrate his work process. Annotation ©2005 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Synopsis:

Great food always elicits strong reactions?the smell of freshly baked bread, the taste of a perfectly prepared steak. The job of a food photographer is to elicit that same mouth-watering reaction, but without the benefit of scent or taste. A well-shot photograph can send crowds flocking to a new restaurant or boost the sales of a culinary magazine. Capturing the perfect image requires a skilled eye, finesse, and photographic skill. Digital Food Photography gives you the ingredients to cook up your own recipe for success?with professional lighting techniques, composition, food and prop styling, retouching, and tricks of the trade. You?ll learn how digital photography combines teamwork, creativity, and technology, and how to make money creating delectable works of photographic art.

Synopsis:

Great food always elicits strong reactions-the smell of freshly baked bread, the taste of a perfectly prepared steak. The job of a food photographer is to elicit that same mouth-watering reaction, but without the benefit of scent or taste. A well-shot photograph can send crowds flocking to a new restaurant or boost the sales of a culinary magazine. Capturing the perfect image requires a trained eye, finesse, and photographic skill. Digital Food Photography gives you the ingredients to cook up your own recipe for success-with professional lighting techniques, composition, food and prop styling, retouching, and tricks of the trade. You'll learn how digital photography combines teamwork, creativity, and technology, and how to make money creating delectable works of photographic art.

About the Author

Lou Manna is an award-winning Olympus Visionary photographer. He has more than 30 years of experience working with chefs, photographing cookbooks, and shooting food for publications such as Wine Enthusiast, Food Arts, and The New York Times, where he worked as a photojournalist from 1975 to 1990. Manna is an early adopter of digital technologyhe has been shooting digitally for more than 10 years. Manna has worked on location and in his studio with famous chefs such as Michael Lomonaco, Jacques Pepin, Bobby Flay, Lidia Bastianich, and Emeril Lagasse. He has appeared on ABC-TVs World of Photography and on the Food Network, and has lectured at the French Culinary Institute. Mannas award-winning photos have appeared in more than 30 cookbooks, including Dr. Phils The Ultimate Weight Solution Cookbook, Jacques Torress Dessert Circus, Pierre Franeys Cuisine Rapide, and Arthur Hettichs The Four Star Kitchen. He recently provided a number of shots for The New York Timess bestsellers America 24/7 and New York 24/7.

Table of Contents

Introduction 1. The Key Ingredient: Pixels 2. Digital Photography: The Necessities 3. Who's Digesting It: Advertising, Packaging, Public Relations, and the Media 4. Who's Doing the Cooking: Working with Food Stylists 5. Prop Styling: Who's Doing the Shopping? 6. Grabbing Your Attention: Composition 7. The Recipe for Light 8. The Digital Spice: Retouching 9. Get Cooking and Make Some Money: Getting into the Business

Product Details

ISBN:
9781592008209
With:
Moss, Bill
Publisher:
Course Technology
With:
Moss, Bill
Author:
Manna, Lou
Author:
Manna, Lou (Lou Manna)
Subject:
Electronic publishing
Subject:
Interactive multimedia
Subject:
Interactive Media
Subject:
Photography
Subject:
Food
Subject:
Photography -- Digital techniques.
Subject:
Computers-Reference - General
Copyright:
Publication Date:
July 2005
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
312
Dimensions:
7.34x9.02x.83 in. 1.81 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , Great food always elicits strong reactions?the smell of freshly baked bread, the taste of a perfectly prepared steak. The job of a food photographer is to elicit that same mouth-watering reaction, but without the benefit of scent or taste. A well-shot photograph can send crowds flocking to a new restaurant or boost the sales of a culinary magazine. Capturing the perfect image requires a skilled eye, finesse, and photographic skill. Digital Food Photography gives you the ingredients to cook up your own recipe for success?with professional lighting techniques, composition, food and prop styling, retouching, and tricks of the trade. You?ll learn how digital photography combines teamwork, creativity, and technology, and how to make money creating delectable works of photographic art.
"Synopsis" by , Great food always elicits strong reactions-the smell of freshly baked bread, the taste of a perfectly prepared steak. The job of a food photographer is to elicit that same mouth-watering reaction, but without the benefit of scent or taste. A well-shot photograph can send crowds flocking to a new restaurant or boost the sales of a culinary magazine. Capturing the perfect image requires a trained eye, finesse, and photographic skill. Digital Food Photography gives you the ingredients to cook up your own recipe for success-with professional lighting techniques, composition, food and prop styling, retouching, and tricks of the trade. You'll learn how digital photography combines teamwork, creativity, and technology, and how to make money creating delectable works of photographic art.
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