How much can I make in a Career in Food Styling?

How much can I make in a Career in Food Styling?

I am very curious about a Career in Food Styling. Unfortunately, it is very difficult to find information about What Food Styling actually is. Most pages on the internet just talk about How to get into Food Styling. I was Googling about a Career in Food Styling and was lucky to find: 

Indranie Dasgupta's outlook!

Indranie Dasgupta has 26 years & 9 months of professional experience in Food Styling. Indranie Dasgupta has worked in Food Styling as Food Stylist in Self Employed. In Indranie Dasgupta's own words, this is how Indranie Dasgupta got into Food Styling: "I was always interested in Food and Home Science, therefore took this profession full time and quit my teaching and started as a Food Stylist and have been working for almost 27 years in this field." 

Career Video on Food Styling

In a video, Indranie Dasgupta has talked about various aspects of a Career in Food Styling. Indranie Dasgupta started by explaining Food Styling as: "Food styling is the art of arranging food so that it looks tasty and fresh. This is important in a number of situations, particularly when the food is being photographed. For instance, the pictures of food that you see in cook books, magazines, advertisements, and menus have been styled." It was an amazing video with great information.

  • It is easy to Google information about what Qualifications are needed to enter Food Styling, this video went a step ahead to talk about the body of knowledge one needs to develop to excel at Food Styling. Indranie Dasgupta touches upon these in the Education section of the Video:Love for Food
  • Food Looks
  • Cooking
  • Props used for Food

Anyone aspiring for this Career needs to understand that Skill development is crucial for success.

  • Indranie Dasgupta then explains why these Skills are essential for a Career in Food Styling:Eye for Detail
  • Balance & Harmony
  • Communication
  • Client Handling
  • Time Management

There are great positives of this Career.

  • Indranie Dasgupta believes that the following are some of the Positives of a Career in Food Styling:Challenging Profession
  • Be your own Boss
  • Monetary Potential
  • Recognition

Challenges define a Career as much as the Positives of the same.

  • And, Indranie Dasgupta believes that one needs to prepare for following Challenges of a Career in Food Styling:Meeting Deadlines
  • Not a Part Time Profession
  • Sourcing Props
  • Handling People

In the final section of the video Indranie Dasgupta talks about How a day goes in a Career in Food Styling. This video is by far the best video on a Career in Food Styling, that I have ever come across. To see the full Talk, one needs to install the LifePage Career Talks App. Here is a direct deep link of the Video: 

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