If you think you’ve seen all bizarre Internet trends, think again. Dubbed “sushi terrorism”, the latest trend has people tampering with food and utensils in Japanese conveyor belt sushi restaurants. And it’s way worse than placing a GoPro on the conveyor belt. People have been touching and licking stuff as it passes them. Gross, right? But a major restaurant chain has decided to fight back, and it will soon start using AI cameras to detect any suspicious behavior.
Snap Chat now tells you what to cook by using camera to search ingredients
What’s in your refrigerator right now? A couple of eggs? A lonely avocado? Wilted lettuce and a beer? Can you cook anything with that or is it a take out night (again)? Never mind, Snap Chat has now introduced a new camera-based analysis feature called Food Scan, and it could be the answer to all your dinner-based problems.
Burger King takes a twist on classic commercial food photography with this timelapse of a moldy whopper
There are so many food photography tutorials teaching us how to make food look as good and as appetizing as possible. But Burger King decided to challenge the classic food commercials we’re all used to seeing. They claim that “the beauty of real food is that it gets ugly.” So, they filmed a commercial showing a Whopper as it gets nasty and moldy over time.
Don’t let spoons ruin your food photography
Silverware can be a beautiful and often important addition to food photos. But the trouble with it is that it reflects light, and these reflections can be so strong that they ruin your shots. Fortunately, there are ways to manage these reflections, and Joanie Simon of The Bite Shot will teach you how to do it in this fantastic video.
How to improve composition and take your food photography to a higher level
Proper composition and food styling are important ingredients of food photography. If you want to take your food photos to a higher level, Joanie Simon of The Bite Shot introduces a mini-series of videos to help you improve composition and take delicious-looking photos of food.
Here are some nasty tricks photographers use to make food look more appetizing
It’s an open secret that advertisers use some tricks to make food look more appetizing. But some of them can get really nasty! They make the food look delicious, but most of the time they also make it inedible. Glue instead of milk, shaving foam instead of whipped cream, dish liquid in just about anything with foam… These are only some of the tricks food photographers use, and Blossom shows you many more in this interesting video.
10 tips for styling food and drink for photography
As you might know, food photographers use a wide range of (sometimes weird) tricks to make food look more appetizing. In this video, Jay P. Morgan hosts food photographer Ed Rudolph. He shares ten tricks for styling food and drink to make it look fresh and delicious in your images. And this time, you won’t need to add shoe polish or shaving cream to your food.
How to shoot food ads like a pro – even when your budget is tight
Food and drinks in ads always look so appetizing. It may take hours, a professional studio, and expensive gear to create these inviting food ads. But if your budget is tight – you can film them too, with a smartphone and plenty of creativity. This video by a Chinese studio is full of examples to show you how to take high-end food videos on a low-budget. And even if you’re not into food ads at all, I’m sure you’re gonna love the creativity behind these shots.
This video turns food into a trippy micro universe at 1000x magnification
When we magnify even the most ordinary object, we can discover interesting new worlds. Photographer and videographer Andrew “Drew” Geraci did this with food we see and consume every day. With help of a microscope and a camera, he magnified his subjects 1000x and turned them into an abstract and trippy video. His short film titled Structure shows us the unseen, micro world of the things we see every day.
This photographer baked a cupcake in his Canon 5D Mark IV
Those of you who follow Eric Paré’s work know him for amazing light painting photos and tutorials. But this time, he did something completely different, which could make Canon lovers among you laugh and cry at the same time. The title is not a joke – Eric and his partner Kim Henry actually baked a cupcake in a Canon 5D Mark IV’s body.
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