Who doesn’t love a stack of nice fluffy pancakes, interwoven with cardboard circles, and then smothered in delicious motor oil? The ever-intriguing team over at Blossom released a video giving you the sneaky tricks behind from the scenes of food commercials, showing exactly how marketers make the burger look so delicious, or ice cream never melt. You may want to hold off on eating until after the video is done.
The trend in food photography right now mirrors the food itself: Natural is better. For years, however, food stylists and commercial photographers have relied on a number of tricks—many of which leave the appetizing subjects inedible—to make the final images dazzle. A new video from Blossom shows off some of these well-known food hacks.