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Digital Food Photography by Bill Moss, Lou Manna

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Food-Styling Techniques and Tricks

Food stylists use several techniques to make food look as appetizing as possible, as well as to counteract foods’ natural process of discoloration, sagging, dripping, and so forth. For more information, read on!

Cereal

The secret to a perfect-looking bowl of cereal is a bottle of glue!

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Select the best-looking flakes. Sometimes you have to go through several boxes of cereal to get a whole bowl’s worth of perfect-looking flakes.
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Fill the bottom of the bowl with white multi-purpose glue instead of real milk. The benefits of using glue instead of milk are easy to understand: The glue won’t slosh around ...

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