Food Styling 101: Play with Colors

Don't be afraid to play with color palettes. Be bold with lime green, shocking pink and ghostly white - they work wonders on your food shots.

I wasn't satisfied with the white background I used for the orange, yellow and red peppers for my stock photos. The white turned out to be grayish on the photo, so a drop of white paint on photoshop gave me the pristine white background I was looking for.

Before and After: Using Photoshop to correct the background

Here is a sample of using white and lime contrast on yellow lemons.

Lemons on white platter and lime green background

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