'Say Cheese!': Food Photography

'Say Cheese!': Food Photography

With the rise of the smartphone, more Americans are carrying cameras with them than ever before. Many have taken to snapping photos of the meals they eat and sharing them online. But has the rise of a nation of hobbyists hurt professional...

With the rise of the smartphone, more Americans are carrying cameras with them than ever before. Many have taken to snapping photos of the meals they eat and sharing them online. But has the rise of a nation of hobbyists hurt professional photography? And is it even polite to take photos in a restaurant? We'll talk about the difference between professional and amateur food photos, learn some tricks of the trade and talk about the etiquette of it all.

Guests

Lisa Cherkasky

food stylist; writer

Rachel Tepper

blogger, 'The Pumpernickel Collection'; assistant editor, Huffington Post DC Local edition

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A selection of Rachel Tepper's food photography from her Tumblr site, The Pumpernickel Collection:

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