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Back to Basics: Food Photography Lighting & Styling

Back to Basics: Food Photography Lighting & Styling | @FoodMeditations Time | Scoop.it

"In today’s foodie/cellphoneography/Instagram world, everyone is a food photographer. It’s almost customary to take a photo of your food before digging in. Some restaurants have even had to instate a “no photography” policy because patrons complain about the constant flash of cameras.

 

Food photography, however, plays a huge role across many different businesses. Previously limited to the food industry (restaurants, markets, specialty food stores) and food-dedicated publications, food photography now spans a wide breath of editorial publications and commercial/advertising campaigns. Food is most often associated with comfort and happiness, so it’s no surprise that clients like American Express and CNN are now seeking food photographers."

 

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Eating Local: Italy, China and ... Booze, Bonks and Bodies

Eating Local: Italy, China and ... Booze, Bonks and Bodies | @FoodMeditations Time | Scoop.it

"The odds of going to the store for a loaf of bread and coming out with only a loaf of bread are three billion to one." ~Erma Bombeck

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‘Fear Factor’ Donkey Semen, More Gross Things Eaten on TV (VIDEO)

‘Fear Factor’ Donkey Semen, More Gross Things Eaten on TV (VIDEO) | @FoodMeditations Time | Scoop.it
From donkey semen on ‘Fear Factor’ to Bear Grylls’s raw goat testicles, the nastiest things consumed on TV.
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Does Subliminal Messaging Work? A New Film Investigates

Does Subliminal Messaging Work? A New Film Investigates | @FoodMeditations Time | Scoop.it
A chat with filmmaker Jeff Warrick, who tracked the history of hiding communication in plain sight...
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Cue the toque - Chefs on TV

Cue the toque - Chefs on TV | @FoodMeditations Time | Scoop.it
It used to be that chefs didn’t need to be on television.

TV shows offer not only celebrity but a new channel for customers...
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It’s Hard Out Here for a Reality-Show Celebrity | ‘Famous Food’ on VH1- Review

It’s Hard Out Here for a Reality-Show Celebrity | ‘Famous Food’ on VH1- Review | @FoodMeditations Time | Scoop.it
On VH1’s “Famous Food,” seven contestants, including Danielle Staub and Heidi Montag, vie for a chance to have an ownership share in a Sunset Strip restaurant...
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Animated Martha Stewart Set to Brainwash Our Children - Clean Plate Charlie

Animated Martha Stewart Set to Brainwash Our Children - Clean Plate Charlie | @FoodMeditations Time | Scoop.it
Domestic goddess Martha Stewart has taken over pretty much everything - television, cooking, crafting, books, and the internet....
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A Reality-Based Cooking Show with a Difference

A Reality-Based Cooking Show with a Difference | @FoodMeditations Time | Scoop.it
An innovative effort to bring new energy choices to Africa combines a profit motive, a lofty goal and reality-based film-making...
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Simon Hopkinson on roasts, chickens and other stories | Life and style | The Observer

Simon Hopkinson on roasts, chickens and other stories | Life and style | The Observer | @FoodMeditations Time | Scoop.it
The chef and author is feeling nervous before the start of his first TV series, The Good Cook.
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Bollywood animation promotes vegetarianism with 'attack chickens' | Leo Hickman | Environment | guardian.co.uk

Bollywood animation promotes vegetarianism with 'attack chickens' | Leo Hickman | Environment | guardian.co.uk | @FoodMeditations Time | Scoop.it
Leo Hickman: 'The Greenchic - Finding Dad', a film promoting militant vegetarianism, to premiere in India this month...
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New film looks at eating and growing local food in Alabama

New film looks at eating and growing local food in Alabama | @FoodMeditations Time | Scoop.it
The filmmaker behind Eating Alabama talks about industrial chicken farming, rural food access, and what it will take to create a local food economy in the deep South.
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Cook and company - FT.com

Cook and company - FT.com | @FoodMeditations Time | Scoop.it
Thirty-two actors needed to be shown the ropes in a kitchen. A monster kitchen, no less, feeding 2,000 customers a day. Would I do it?
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London’s Pub Theaters Still Thrive

London’s Pub Theaters Still Thrive | @FoodMeditations Time | Scoop.it
Pub theaters remain a beloved part of the play-making tradition in England, especially London.
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We've lost our appetite for three-course dinner parties

We've lost our appetite for three-course dinner parties | @FoodMeditations Time | Scoop.it
Forget Come Dine With Me — the death knell has sounded for the three-course dinner party. And only 15 per cent use a napkin when they host one...
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Top 10 Coolest Harry Potter Spells - TIME (Just in case!)

Top 10 Coolest Harry Potter Spells - TIME (Just in case!) | @FoodMeditations Time | Scoop.it
One of the many reasons wizards happen to look cooler than Muggles? The pointy hats, of course — that goes without saying — but what about their ability to play extreme sports without...
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“Kimchi Chronicles” premieres at the Korean Cultural Center

“Kimchi Chronicles” premieres at the Korean Cultural Center | @FoodMeditations Time | Scoop.it
What more do you need when your husband is famed chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten, whose lamb chops with black trumpet mushrooms and caramelized foie gras helped win him three Michelin stars and ...
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First film series feature focuses on food industry - Record-Searchlight

First film series feature focuses on food industry - Record-Searchlight | @FoodMeditations Time | Scoop.it
First film series feature focuses on food industryRecord-Searchlight - In its second year, the Redding Green Film Series begins again with a focus on food...
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Austin Documentary Wins Special Jury Award at Seattle Film Festival | KUT News

A film that explores the global popularity of sushi and its devastating effect on the Bluefin tuna population won a special jury award at the Seattle Inte...
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