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Food Photography & Lighting: A Commercial Photographer’s Guide to Creating Irresistible Images by Teri Campbell

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Shrimp Creole, Po-Boys, and Beignets

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Shrimp creole, shot on location at the Palace Café in New Orleans.ISO 100, 1/5 sec, f/5, 50mm lens on Canon DSLRFood Stylist: Jacqueline Buckner

Assignment One: The Big Easy

It began with a call from the art buyer. Her creative director had seen our ad in the Workbook and she wanted us to bid on a project for the New Orleans Tourism Board. The assignment was to capture images of classic New Orleans dishes—shrimp creole, po-boy sandwiches, and beignets. Normally I prefer to work in my studio with all the control that it offers, but as we talked it just seemed to make sense for us to shoot on location.

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