Plate to Pixel

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Plate to Pixel

Digital Food Photography & Styling

By Helene Dujardin

John Wiley & Sons, Paperback, 9780470932131, 266pp.

Publication Date: May 3, 2011

Tips and techniques for making food look good--before it tastes good

Food photography is on the rise, with the millions of food bloggers around the word as well as foodies who document their meals or small business owners who are interested in cutting costs by styling and photographing their own menu items, and this book should serve as your first course in food photography. Discover how the food stylist exercises unique techniques to make the food look attractive in the finished product. You'll get a taste of the visual know-how that is required to translate the perceptions of taste, aroma, and appeal into a stunning, lavish finished photograph.

  • Takes you through the art and techniques of appetizing food photography for everyone from foodies to food bloggers to small business owners looking to photograph their food themselves
  • Whets your appetite with delicious advice on food styling, lighting, arrangement, and more
  • Author is a successful food blogger who has become a well-known resource for fellow bloggers who are struggling with capturing appetizing images of their creations

So, have the cheese say, "Cheese " with this invaluable resource on appetizing food photography.

About the Author
Helene Dujardin is a professional food photographer and stylist. Her images grace the pages of numerous cookbooks and magazines, and as a former chef she also prepares the majority of the dishes she photographs. Her blog, Tartelette, ( has earned high praise in the food blog community.