Prop Styling for Food Photographers – Interview with Amy Paliwoda

Prop Styling for Food Photographers

Prop Styling is an important aspect of food photography. Color of background and the type of plate you use in a food photo, helps you complete the story you want to tell in the photograph.

In today’s podcast, we learn from Amy Paliwoda about Prop Styling for food photography.

Before we start the podcast, don’t forget to get the iTunes podcast.

Amy is a photo stylist based in Los Angeles. She started working in photography industry in 1997. In this podcast Amy teaches us about props, how to select them and how they complete the story of your food photo.

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In this interview we discuss some photographs and how prop styling decisions were made in these cases. Listen to the interview and observe these photos. Learn from Amy when she explains about selecting props for these photos. Also included below, some of Amy’s work.

Prop Styling example 1

Prop Styling Example 2

Prop Styling Example 3

Prop Styling example 4

Take a look at Amy’s work Amy’s portfolio website


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  1. this is awesome.Thanks I hope I do better now.

  2. Do you have the mp3 file of the interview? I don’t use iTunes… Thanks! ;)

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