Food Photography & Styling
FOR SLR CAMERAS
Who should attend?
Do you love food/still life photography? Do you own an SLR camera but you’re not really sure how to use it properly, or you’d like to feel more capable? This course is suitable for beginners and more experienced SLR shooters as the program will be customised to suit the ability of the group.
The workshop will be presented in a beautiful, spacious, private, light-filled space - ideal for food photography - at the Cavanbah Centre in Byron Bay, NSW, Australia. With ample parking and a covered outdoor area to refresh between sessions, the Cavanbah Centre is the perfect location. MAP>
What will you photograph?
You will have the opportunity to photograph a range of delicious bakery treats, along with an abundance of fresh produce. We will supply an extensive range of professional backgrounds & props to get your creativity flowing, so you can produce gorgeous photos for your folio and social media.
What will you learn?
This course is designed to provide you with a rounded overview of food photography, equipping you with the foundational knowledge to take great shots.
The Fundamentals of Composition
Selecting the Right Equipment
How to Work with Natural Light
General functionality of your SLR camera
How to use Manual Mode
The Basics of Styling
An Overview of Editing in Lightroom
Cost: $360 per person
tuition in a small-group environment;
theoretical and hands-on practical sessions;
use of equipment, props and food to photograph;
a delicious catered lunch;
Certificate of Completion;
plus great FREE bonuses (see below).
Participants also receive an exclusive invitation to Fran Flynn’s private Facebook group, where you can participate in monthly photography challenges and receive individual feedback. Additionally, all students will be in with a chance to win a prize pack for ‘Best Student Photograph’ as part the Sample Food Festival.
An eBook copy of ‘The Ultimate Guide to Natural Light for Food Photography’. This handbook covers a large proportion of the material we will discuss in class, plus some things we won’t have time to cover in-depth. The softback version will be available for purchase at the workshop.
A '5-in-1’ reflector/diffuser. A reflector is the first essential item of equipment for any photographer wanting to learn how to work with natural light. This 5-in-1 reflector offers silver, gold, white and black reflective surfaces, as well as a semi-opaque diffuser option. (item may differ slightly from photo)
What do you need to bring?
An SLR camera
At least one standard lens (a ‘kit’ lens is fine)
A laptop with a copy of Lightroom (a trial copy is fine)
Ideally a tripod (not essential)
There are limited places available in this small-group experience.
Secure your place now. Payment plan available.
Hi I'm Fran, a professional photographer and designer based on the Gold Coast in Australia. I’m a lifelong creative, passionate about producing drool-worthy images that provoke emotion and make you hungry!
My obsession is teaching others how to achieve the satisfaction of realising their creative vision too. I also love to produce high quality visual books (especially cook books) for my clients. You can see my commercial folio here and read more about me here.