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Dreamstime's Field of View V - Question 3

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Tangie
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Message posted at 06/20/2012, 07:03:22 AM by Tangie - member is an admin
We're closing this month's campaign dedicated food photography and thank you for your help so far. Here is the last question:

Are there certain non-photographic tools (such as spray bottles, shiners, etc) that are of assistance when photographing food?


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Angelsimon
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Message posted at 06/20/2012, 12:24:49 PM by Angelsimon
Yes of course, there are lots of them:substances such as acetone to brighten the fruit, sticks of wood to support and add volume to certain foods, fishing line to tie things; artificial rocks of ice, etc. etc.
I use to work with first line Nikon equipment.

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Lostarts
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Message posted at 06/20/2012, 23:16:23 PM by Lostarts
When you need to darken the skin on a chicken, duck, turkey, etc. without fully cooking, then use a little sugar and a blowtorch.
Canon bodies and lenses.

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Calyx22
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Message posted at 06/21/2012, 03:25:33 AM by Calyx22
clear shoe polish on hard fruits like apples, then buff it to make them super shiny, coating other softer fruits with oil to make them have a sheen also helps. I'm sure there are all sorts of tips out there. I can't wait to read more. :)
Nikon D80, Nikon D300s

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