Introduction 1 Part I: Introducing Food Styling and Photography 7 Chapter 1: Exploring Food Photography 9 Chapter 2: Photography Know-How and Equipment 25 Chapter 3: Your Stylist Toolkit 41 Chapter 4: Dealing with Employers, Personnel, and Sets 67 Part II: It's All in the Presentation (Styling) 85 Chapter 5: Preparing for an Off-Site Photo Shoot 87 Chapter 6: Getting the Yummy to Translate on Film 99 Chapter 7: The Ice Cream Is Melting! Problem Solving for Tricky Foods 123 Part III: Shooting the Food: Techniques with the Camera 141 Chapter 8: Composition Basics 143 Chapter 9: Lighting, Lighting, Lighting 161 Chapter 10: Working with Tilts and Angles 181 Chapter 11: Exploring Focus 195 Part IV: And for Dessert: Managing Your Photos and More 211 Chapter 12: Post-Processing 213 Chapter 13: Editing and Saving Your Photos 225 Chapter 14: Making Your Photos Available in Print and Online 239 Chapter 15: Starting Your Food Styling and Photography Business 253 Part V: The Part of Tens 269 Chapter 16: Ten Tips for Growing Your Business 271 Chapter 17: Ten Indispensable Items for a Food Shoot 281 Chapter 18: Ten Awesome Garnishes for Food Images 289 Index 299
Alison Parks-Whitfield is a successful technical writer and food photographer in the San Francisco Bay area. Her tasty images have been published in books, magazines, newspapers, and on packaging, as well as in many online venues.
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