Food Photography & Styling

FOR SLR CAMERAS

 

 
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Learn how to take beautiful food photos with your SLR camera in a hands-on workshop with acclaimed food photographer Fran Flynn, in beautiful Byron Bay.

This course is part of the delectable Sample Food Festival program.

 
 

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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.

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Location

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>

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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.

This includes;

  • 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

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Cost: $360 per person

Cost includes:

  • 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.

 

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Included bonus

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.

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Included bonus

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)

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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)


Anywn Stekerhofs  Proprietor Apple Annie’s Bakery   Fran's approach to teaching is fantastic, really comprehensive and precise. The practical exercises are fun and make it easy to understand the fundamentals. I would thoroughly recommend it to anyone wanting to improve their food photography.

Anywn Stekerhofs
Proprietor Apple Annie’s Bakery

Fran's approach to teaching is fantastic, really comprehensive and precise. The practical exercises are fun and make it easy to understand the fundamentals. I would thoroughly recommend it to anyone wanting to improve their food photography.

Hollie Woodford  Le Cordon Bleu Chef   This course is fantastic, Fran is amazing and really helps you understand in an easy way. I didn’t know how to use a camera when I started. Now I feel like a photographer!

Hollie Woodford
Le Cordon Bleu Chef

This course is fantastic, Fran is amazing and really helps you understand in an easy way. I didn’t know how to use a camera when I started. Now I feel like a photographer!

Alexandra Gow  Recipe Developer   This course is fantastic, Fran is amazing and really helps you understand in an easy way. I didn’t know how to use a camera when I started. Now I feel like a photographer!

Alexandra Gow
Recipe Developer

This course is fantastic, Fran is amazing and really helps you understand in an easy way. I didn’t know how to use a camera when I started. Now I feel like a photographer!

Catherine Mitchell  Corporate Professional   Fran is a wonderful instructor. I have been in both her physical and online classrooms. She has an easy, relaxed, and encouraging style. She adapts to suit individual needs & has been incredibly helpful in developing my novice photography skills.

Catherine Mitchell
Corporate Professional

Fran is a wonderful instructor. I have been in both her physical and online classrooms. She has an easy, relaxed, and encouraging style. She adapts to suit individual needs & has been incredibly helpful in developing my novice photography skills.


There are limited places available in this small-group experience.
Secure your place now. Payment plan available.

about Fran

 
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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.