The craze of flying food images is taking over the food photography market. Pictures of levitating burgers, suspended salads and exploding tea may achieve extremely high prices. But how are these exciting images created?
As with most studio shoots, the flying food shoot can be divided into four distinct stages: pre-visualisation, preparation, lighting and shooting. Each of these stages is crucial if you’re to get the best result possible. In this video we’ll outline the stages for a typical flying food shoot.