• Food Styling
  • Happy Hour at Home

    Who says you have to trek all the way to a bar for a great happy hour? Pull off an even better (and delicious) happy hour at home with help from food stylist Mariana Velasquez and InStyle! Mariana elegantly styled a number of recipes by author (Food with Friends: The Art of Small Gatherings) and photographer Leela Cyd. See […]

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  • Gift Wrapping Gifs

    Photographer Evi Abeler recently shot these quirky gift wrapping gifs for Instyle.com. The gifs are part of a holiday decor story for the site, providing us with some great tips on how to step up our gift wrapping presentation. The gifs are the perfect visual how-to! http://www.instyle.com/how-tos/gift-wrapping-ideas-david-stark-gif-guide

  • Evi Abeler
  • Instagram Tips by Evi Abeler

    We’re always looking for new techniques to enhance our Instagram photos (and let’s face it, get more likes). Which brings us to this recent article from Instyle Magazine titled, Food Stylist Photography Tips for Instagram. Instyle caught up with Big Leo photographer Evi Abeler and asked her for some special tips for photographing beautiful food images via that little device called […]

  • Food Styling
  • Wake Up to Wow

    It’s not often that we see such a special food feature in Instyle Magazine, so we’re thrilled to share this brunch story from the January issue–food styled by Mariana Velasquez and photographed by Marcus Nilsson. The story showcases four delicious recipes from some very notable chefs, including: Aimee Olexy of Talula’s Daily, Jody Williams of Buvette, […]