Food photography 101: Styling with utensils as props
Using utensils -- knives, serving spoons, perhaps a blowtorch -- as props to bring action to a food shot show technique or allow for a close-up.
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Taking a blowtorch to a cupcake
Food cover shot for a story about using a blowtorch in the kitchen. We were looking for a somewhat humorous approach to the shot, taking the theatrics of kitchen pyrotechnics one step further by adding a welder's mask and gloves to an otherwise simple shot of bruleeing a s'mores cupcake. Click here for the story.