Category Archives: Tips and Tricks

Perma-Slush! Luscious frozen drinks that never melt.

     Keeping things alive under lights is a big concern for food stylists.  While there are certainly times that call for the beauty and simplicity of a real frozen drink, being able to create a fakie that can sit on the set all day is must have skill for any pro stylist.  You'll need polymer crystals,…

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Ice Cream, just fakin’

Ask any seasoned Food Stylist what are the hardest foods to shoot and you always hear them scream ICE CREAM!!!!!   It's #1. However with this no fail recipe for incredibly realistic looking fake ice cream you will not be screaming. There are so many factors to think about when shooting ice cream and a few questions to ask…

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Oooey Gooey Cookie Pull

Gooey chocolate pulls are standard shots for the big baking companies and they can be a bit challenging.  Normally it is live action, on location, working off a truck and shooting in the kitchen where there is no room to maneuver.  You are there under the hot lights with only the whole crew and the…

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