LightSource Podcast Interview Series

E053 Lou Manna

In this edition of LightSource, Bill and Ed talk with author and award winning Olympus Visionary commercial food photographer Lou Manna.

Hosts:

Bill Crawford, publisher of StudioLighting.net (Flickr)
Ed Hidden, exclusive IStockPhoto.com photographer (Flickr)

Theme Music:

Sean Campbell and Steve Hill (Firesickle.com)

Special Guest:

Lou Manna, commercial food photographer.

Lou Manna

Lou Manna Photos

Lou’s Blog: http://www.digitalfoodphotos.com/blog/
Lou’s book:
Digital Food Photography by Lou Manna


LightSource Episode 53 (Interview Series) [51:17 minutes]

 

 

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In this episode:

Bill and Ed discuss:

Special Guest Lou Manna discusses:

  • Getting started in food photography
  • Using artificial light for food
  • Prepping food for photos
  • Using stand-in food items
  • Lighting with mirrors
  • Lou’s book Digital Food Photography
  • Glue for milk
  • Bubbles in coffee, wine
  • Fake ice cubes
  • More tricks of the trade
  • Practice for budding food photographers

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2 thoughts on “E053 Lou Manna

  1. Lou Manna

    Loved the interview! You were both so nice and sincerely interested in everything that I had to say!
    Thanks for the opportunity.
    Please keep me on your mailing list.
    All my best,
    Lou

  2. Nealle Page

    HI guys I can’t tell you how much I am missing your show! I have no internet access at home because of moving homes. Down here in South Africa, the monopolistic telco takes “at Least 21 working days” to install a line after which I cna aks to have DSL enabled so probably another few weeks after that.


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