Visual cooking

posted on 15th of may, 2009

Evolving from means of sustenance to means of indulgence, food is today considered an art committed to both feed the body and please the eye. Quality food, cuisine and gourmet are recurrent words in our vocabulary while food-related images still have a wide market areal to cover. Traditional or exotic cooking and the multitude of recipes have all allowed us to develop various eating habits varying from fast food addicts to organic or vegetarian food devotees. Numerous campaigns supporting healthy eating habits have been launched throughout the world in the recent years in the hope that this will reduce obesity and increasing number of illnesses caused by eating disorders or unhealthy food. While nutritionists caution against unhealthy, fattening food, medics advise...

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Comments (3)

Posted by Virgilxxn on January 28, 2011
Thinly sliced and backlit food shots are completely different world, like macro :))
Posted by Petarneychev on May 19, 2009
To add to the tips: watch out for large dust/dirt particles and especially hairs. These are hard to spot while shooting as you're paying attention to other things. However, as you move your plates or items around all kinds of stuff could pile up on your dish. And the least pleasant thing you want on your food is a big chunk of "something" or a hair instead of topping. :)
So, check at 100% carefully before submitting and clone out what shouldn't be there.
Posted by Fultonsphoto on May 15, 2009
Guess you could say, the market is hungry for these types of images then :0). Thanks for the advice and tips.

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