If you want to stop oppressing the internet with shitty food photos, ask yourself if you want to eat pizza that looks like gangrene.
Sorry kiddos, this is not a recipe post but hopefully I can share a bit of insight as a former restaurant sous chef, entry - mid level food stylist and food photographer on how to not make your camera phone food photos look like my feet during a 50 mile run. Sometimes we have this personal attachment to our food that we cannot see that some stuff just looks insane when photographed. Oftentimes, I am inboxed on Instagram about my food photos or even Instagram stories on how to nail the 'perfect food picture'. Plenty of people assumed that I took the time to use a professional camera. While it's helpful for a professional set, I haven't dusted off my Canon 60D or borrowed my husband's 5D Mark II in some time. Instead, I'm using a basic bitch camera phone and some knowledge that I learned over the years of working on professional sets with hubby to having the opportunity to pair up with incredible people like Chef Elle Simone Scott while cooking on at Scripps Studios (i.e. Cooking Channel and Food Network). Allow me to take away some of the illusions while giving you some life for your own photos.
Latoya Shauntay Snell
Thanks to friends and loved ones, I managed to financially foot part of the bill for some fancy classically French training school called Star Career Academy of NY before the school ran off and stole everyone's money. At least the instructors were real deal and I graduated before they closed.
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