Every morning we come in, greet the kittens, and begin setting up for the day's photo shoot. These activities can vary depending on the shoot, if the client is there we will sometimes set out foods and make coffee for everyone during the day. If not we start out with setting up all the lighting equipment, the table, the camera itself, transmitters, tethering cords, and whatever specific backgrounds, surfaces and props are going with the dish. As the day progresses we help to get props for the photos, arrange lighting equipment and assist when there are any general adjustments that need to be made.
From there the tasks really vary depending on the day. Sometimes we need to help prepare the food for the photo, other times we have to assist with photo edits. I've had to look up potential prop locations in brooklyn had to do research on creating signature teas for a blog post - and my favorite - come up with cake recipes for Vanessa's food blog.
The day typically ends with breaking down all the photo equipment, cleaning up the studio a bit and then going on our way.
There's also a lot of kitten petting and general snacking in between C: