Spotting diners carefully snapping photos of every dish brought to their table may make your blood boil, but like it or loathe it, a well-taken photograph of food can be a powerful marketing tool. Equally, a blurry picture of a poorly presented dish could turn off potential customers checking online reviews.
For those who struggle with presentation, food stylist Frankie Unsworth provides inspiration in her book The New Art of Cooking. Unsworth introduces her pedigree by describing a photo shoot in which she used tweezers to carefully tease lettuce leaves so they fell attractively from the sides of a chicken salad sandwich before using a small paintbrush to ensure an even and artistic spread of mayonnaise.
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