Food Styling with Food52
Ever wondered how the pros make food photos so beautiful, artistic, and appetizing? Or how photo shoots of food actually work? And how to get professional-quality photos with your phone? Let food stylists and Food52 editors Sarah Jampel and Ali Slagle show you their secrets! These tips and tricks will show you how to style naturally---without relying on fake or inedible products---for iPhone photos made for apps like Instagram. (No shoe-polish turkeys here.) This class helps you create beautiful dishes you can actually eat! We'll cover: - Plating, composition, and negative space - Prop styling and how to set a natural-looking scene - The stylist's tools they actually use the most, including common household objects - How to keep temperamental herbs, vegetables, and all kinds of dishes fresh and lively-looking...even tricky, time-sensitive items like drinks and ice cream - How to make even monochromatic and brown dishes like chicken look delicious! - How to capture it all with your iPhone and edit it so it’s Instagram-ready. We'll practice styling everything from still lifes and salads to pastas, challenging proteins, and desserts. Students are encouraged to bring their iPhones (and other camera phones) to document their work.