Sunday, June 20, 2010

Props for the Perfect Food Shot – Guest Blogging at Lucullian Delights

Meeta's Prop Shelf  

I am sure many of you have heard about Ilva of Lucullian Delights’ outstanding Prop Series. If you haven’t and you are an aspiring food photographer then I really suggest you make your way over and browse through the posts.

Ilva invited me a few weeks ago to share a few of my secrets and tricks for getting my perfect shot. I was extremely honored and enjoyed writing the post for the series. So, come on over to Ilva’s and find out what I use for props, how I go about using props for my images and get a peak into my prop shelf in Part 8 of Food Props on Sunday.    


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11 comments :

  1. That is a great and very interesting post! I love Ilva's blog!

    Cheers,

    Rosa

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  2. I saw your post there earlier today, it's been a brilliant series and you've made an excellent contribution to it. I love your neatly piled napkins on those shelves. Mine are inside a load of Ikea boxes so I don't get to see them stacked up like that.

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  3. Meeta,
    I am a decent cook but horrible at photography. You should see some of my old shots when I just began blogging some 8 months ago. Seeing your blog, i have learnt a few things -- how to use fresh flowers, making use of ladles, spoons and fork to fill up empty spots and such.I have somewhat improvised but I have a longgggg( i mean very long) way to go. Now let me head over to Ilva's spot for some free 'Prop-Series' sessions.

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  4. Ww they looks so neatly kept , the few things i have is mess in a heap.

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  5. It was a wonderful and informative post. Thank you for introducing me to Ilva's site as well!
    Magda

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  6. I have to give you major kudos for keeping all your blog props so organized and neat. I just threw mine in a box, and this box is in a room where some of it's contents have spilled out all over the table. Thing is..I barely use any of them because well, they're kind of blah..lol I need to find some really good stuff LOL This series is a great idea!!

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  7. Hi Meeta - there is a reason your blog is up there with the best - for one thing, you writing is truly inspired, great recipes, great photos and styling and most important, your generous spirit and willingness to share information is amazing. Keep it up!

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  8. Hi, Meeta. This was fun and informative. I enjoy seeing others' props and approaches to styling.

    On another note, I wrote about studmuffins awhile ago on my blog, http://tinyurl.com/CaynChocCC. (I won't be opening the shop of the same name, so be my guest.)

    Dan

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  9. Wow, it looks almost like my pile of fabrics and bowls that I use only for photos... Some of them live also under my bed, in a suitcase ;)

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  10. very interesting post and Nice shot.... :)

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