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08/05/2009

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veron

Tell me about chasing the light. It's hard when the season changes and what you thought was a good time to shoot changes. And then there are the overcast days.

Andrea Nguyen

Veron, I used to hate overcast days too, but found out that they can be good for food photos. I've worked with photographers who've been thankful for gray skies. There is less glaring harsh light.

When I work on assignment for a story, we start really early, take a break from 11am to 2 or 3pm, then shoot again in the late afternoon. Mid-day sun is killer. Either way, light is your friend and foe!

Mrs.L

Very cool. Thanks for letting us in on a bit of the behind the cookbook action!

Andrea Nguyen

You are very welcome. People ask and I try to deliver!

Jeanette

So fascinating, thanks for sharing what it's like behind the scenes. Years ago when my aunt (Florence Lin) wrote cookbooks, only sketches were needed; in today's world, pictures are so integral to a most cookbooks.

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LOVE this post. Such a supplement to the historic CreativeLive workshop this past weekend with Penny and Karen. You, Penny and Karen: three of my idols all in one...too much goodness!

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Thank you for this behind the scene's look. I'm inspired to put together a collection of my grandmother's recipes and was wondering how the pros make a cookbook.

I was surprised to learn the stylist cooks the food and you assist. Why is that? Also, isn't a shot list just the list of recipes you want in the book? How does a shot list help in creating a cookbook?

I appreciate any feedback. Thank you.

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