Monday, March 12, 2007

Food/ prop styling tests

This is my day to catch up on blog entries. I figure, it's gorgeous outside - why not stay in and work on the computer?

More from Portland. Liza is thinking about becoming a prop/ food photo stylist like our friend Martha from college, so we did some fun tests while I was up in Portland. Hopefully we can do some more if she comes to visit soon!

Liza has a huge archive of vintage clothing, furniture, dishes, props, etc. Narrowing it down to just a few to shoot with was hard, so we went to Pix Patisserie for chocolates and macaroons and candies and inspiration. One thing (of many) that I love about Portland is that I can almost always find a connection with people - for example, I visited my friend Ian and it turns out that his partner works at Pix. A restaurant Liza took me to is owned by someone from my hometown. Tons of people I know from college and high school live there, even though I went to school in Vermont and California. Portland is such a great community!

















I'm not a product/ still life photographer but it was pretty fun to play around.


Obviously she didn't syle the flowers but they were some of the first bright bulbs I'd seen this year:

2 comments:

Jessica Del Vecchio said...

Fun pics... did you guys eat all the candy when you were done? I love the ring in between the cookies!

Jeremy & Kara Pennington said...

the food/prop shots are great!