We were always told not to play with our food, but on Instagram it seems like that'll all we do! But playing with your food isn't always easy (not to mention sometimes messy, more on that later). So today I'm sharing my top tips for how to get that adorable food shot for the 'gram you've always dreamed of, from ice cream to cookies and everything in between.
I have an extremely unique name - I've never met another Karya, and I'm pretty sure they all live in Russia and Indonesia where it's a more common name and nickname.
Some fun facts about my name:
Despite the inevitable Starbucks struggle, I absolutely love my name and how unique it is. Along with photography, travel, and dancing, my name is an essential element to my identity (and my business) and I am so grateful that my parents gave it to me. However, my relationship with "Karya" wasn't always so easy...
Karya Schanilec is a Seattle based photographer specializing in fashion, portrait, and performance photography.