Thursday, February 5
Yes, her set has gone under a complete overhaul as well, but it's the lighting that really stands out to me. Take a look:
Sunny's window over her shoulder often has some some "sun" shining in, and there are actual shadows and bright spots which make the space look a lot more realistic and less How to Boil Water, which Tyler likened to a bright gymnasium in our interview last year.
And not to beat around the cake batter here, but Sunny's skin actually looks like her true skin tone now, instead of like that washed out Beyonce ad Loreal pulled recently. To Food Network's credit, I don't think that had anything to do with an attempt to lighten Sunny's skin on TV. More like it was just caused by cheaper, traditional TV studio lights (that do wash you out) instead of a more advanced lighting design. Luckily, I hear Cooking for Real now utilizes the same lighting designer from the expertly lit Tyler's Ultimate.
So which set do you dig more? The new one with the clear door fridge and sunny window, or the old, washed out one?