Story Telling With Food

Wonderful Way to try new food. 🙂

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Storytelling with Food

Some of you know that I had this wonderful opportunity to speak at a ‘CTPPA (Connecticut Professional Photographers Association)’ about food photography recently. “Tell Your Food Story Stunningly” was the topic I chose to package my knowledge and experience with food photography and deliver to a group of very talented and accomplished photographers. The amazing response I received during and after the program encouraged me to create a few posts on some of the key aspects of food photography I covered during the session. Here’s the first one and it is very close to my heart.

Storytelling is the an essential component of any form of art, and food photography is no exception. It took a few years for me to understand the importance and value behind storytelling. I believed for a long time that beautiful props made impressive images. I used to amass fancy props like crazy even before…

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Herbal Facial Steam

Herbal Facial Steam


I always want to use natural (everything is nature is natural) herbs. I found this beautiful post, which will good for the beauty and good health too. 🙂

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Earlier this year, I ordered a crapload of herbs to make an herbal blend for one of my expecting friends. I’ve always dabbled a bit with some herbs here and there (usually lavender, mint & rosemary being my mains) but never really had this much to play with!

Herbs have so many beneficial properties and there are hundreds you can try for just about any ailment. For the steams, I focus mainly on using calming herbs and teas packed with antioxidants. I promise you it’s as magnificent as it sounds, and it’s really beneficial for the skin. I include it in my skincare routine once a week after cleansing and before a mask or my moisturizing step.


One of my favorite things about this herbal steam is how easy it is to make. Pro tip, if you don’t have any herbs on hand, just use whatever tea bags you have…

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Quick & Healthy Breakfast Recipe

This is wonderful healthy Breakfast.:)

 

I get bored of always eating toast or cereal for breakfast, not only is it a bit bland it’s not particularly healthy for you. Here is a recipe for avocado, tomato and pesto on a wholegrain rice cracker – once you try it you won’t be able to have buttered toast again in the morning.

via Quick & Healthy Breakfast Recipe — Love, Estelle