Articles by Reberman

The perfect description

I have pointed out what I consider to be problems with descriptions and keywords. I would like to highlight what I consider to be the perfect description (for me).The photographer is Travelling-light and he makes my job so much easier. The soup description is: "Traditional Scotch Broth, an old fashioned thrifty soup made from meat on the bone, root vegetables and pearl barley, often eateh as a main course. This one contains lamb shank, carrot, potato, parsnip, dried peas and pearl barley."... continue reading

How This Buyer Searches

If there is one overall deficiency from photographers it is definitely keywords.I am primarily looking for images of different soups. The first thing I do is to define the basic soup from its appearance. As an example, let's assume I want a picture of a pumpkin soup that has white cream and parsley as a garnish.I do a search for pumpkin soup, then within results I search for "cream" and then within results I search for "parsley".I do not search for the word "white" and I do not search... continue reading

Advise to Food Photographers

I have downloaded 131 images, primarily soups and during my searches for specific soups I have noticed a couple of things that stop me from purchasing certain images.1. Think before you take the picture as many of the images are not realistic, even if they are very pleasing to the eye. As an example, don't put beef stock in a fine china soup bowl - stock is used as a base to prepare soups, gravies, and stews. Put it in a measuring cup, pot or glass jar.2. Before you garnish the heck out of... continue reading

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