Level: Grades 5 - 7
This lesson looks at food photography and the different techniques used by food stylists to make foods look appealing in advertisements. The lesson begins with a discussion about the challenges involved in food photography and how traditional elements of photography may be combined with "food tricks" to achieve the desired effects. After reviewing some food photography "tricks of the trade," students plan and shoot their own food advertisements.
This lesson and all associated documents (handouts, overheads, backgrounders) is available in an easy-print, pdf kit version.