Food stylists are professionals who specialize in creating visually appealing and enticing images of food for various media, including advertisements, cookbooks, and menus.
They use a range of tools and techniques to make food look as delicious and appetizing as possible.
One of the key techniques that food stylists use is the use of food props. These are items that are not actually edible, but are used to enhance the appearance of the food being photographed. For example, a food stylist might use mashed potatoes to create the perfect scoop of ice cream, or use a mixture of glue and water to create the perfect syrup for pancakes.
These props allow food stylists to achieve the desired look without having to worry about the food itself melting or losing its shape during the photoshoot.
While food stylists can produce stunning images of food, they can be quite expensive to hire. This is where AI can come in as a suitable replacement when operating on a budget. AI-powered tools can mimic many of the techniques and strategies that food stylists use, including the use of digital manipulation and the creation of food props.
For example, a food photography AI system can use machine learning algorithms to learn how to identify and enhance the key visual elements of a food image, such as its color, texture, and composition.
That's where PlatePose comes in.