Prop shopping can often be the most fun, or the most frustrating, part of food styling. Endless accessories to match any style are out there, waiting to be discovered; the thrill of the hunt can turn any outing into an impromptu prop acquisition mission. Though the food will always be the star of the show,… Continue reading →
Tough as Nails More than Elbow Grease Roast Ducks Fillet of Sole / Toe-fu (All the credit for those titles goes to the subject herself!) Cooking the Books …And so ends another semester. Does it surprise anyone that my final project, even in a portrait photography class, ends up being about food? All of my… Continue reading →
Nearly a full year (!) has elapsed since my last entry in this series, but it was never my intention to let it fall by the wayside. There are, of course, a million different foods with their own unique sets of photographic challenges, so it was never for a lack of material that the posts… Continue reading →
Perhaps you’ve noticed, but things have been a bit more quiet than normal around here lately. Final exams have passed, and the photos are coming in fast and furious, but the number of forthcoming posts haven’t reflected that in the least. Truth be told, it’s because no one was home at BitterSweet head quarters. Maybe… Continue reading →
Pea Pearls Raspberry Ring English Muffin Coin Purse Corn Shoe Habanero Earrings This is the first part of a photo series I’ve devised for my conceptual photography class. Expect the second half in another 7 – 8 weeks, come final exams and the last call for submissions!
Cultivating an appreciation for portrait and people photography is one thing, and actually producing decent images on the subject is another entirely. It wouldn’t matter if not for the demands of various photography classes, most of which seem to be written with only one type of student in mind. Either everyone with a camera dreams… Continue reading →