3 San Francisco Bay Area Women Who Are Leading The Food Styling Field
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3 San Francisco Bay Area Women Who Are Leading The Food Styling Field

#FoodPorn may be ever-trending online, but the genre itself is centuries old. In 1599, Italian artist Caravaggio painted Basket of Fruit and “broke Renaissance” with his first still-life of perishables. Leave it to Italians to elevate food to its high art status! In 1999, four hundred years later, Rideau, Cruchon et Compotier by the French master Paul Cézanne became the most expensive food painting ever sold at $60.5 million. Social media has taken our collective love affair with food to a whole next level! With over 165 million posts, #FoodPorn is a growing Instagram battlefield for likes and palates, and a multi-million dollar platform for the next generation of food entrepreneurs. Instagram-ready plate as styled by Amanda Anselmino, San Francisco Food Stylist Humans eat with their eyes first. Three quarters of consumers admit to pickiсng a place to eat based on visuals using social media as a personalized food guide . Research confirms that being exposed to desirable food generates an increase in our cerebral blood flow and stimulates the appetite. Drool-worthy pics are a seductive marketing tool for restaurants, chefs and grocery stores. With the rising stakes, food styling has become an integral part of what’s happening behind […]

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