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IN-PERSON WORKSHOPS

 
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I am very proud to be presenting a series of in-person workshops around Australia in 2019 for Le Cordon Bleu at their campuses in Adelaide, Brisbane, plus in Byron Bay as part of the Sample Festival.


Course Title Food Photography & Styling Workshop.
Duration 1.5 days followed by included lunch at prominent restaurant.
Prerequisites A passion for food photography and enthusiasm for learning. Suitable for beginners and more advanced photographers. Not suitable for seasoned professionals.
Equipment A digital SLR camera, a laptop (preferably with lightroom, photoshop, or camera RAW installed) and a tripod (highly recommended).


DATES

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ADELAIDE

Fri 12th & Sat 13th
April 2019

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BRISBANE

Fri 10th & Sat 11th
May 2019

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BYRON BAY

1 day workshop
Friday 7th Sept 2019
(To express your interest
please complete form below)


COURSE CONTENT

This 2-day workshop will cover natural light food photography techniques, introduction to food styling and post-production techniques. You will have multiple practical opportunities to develop your skills with expert support.


DAY 1

Time: 9am – 4pm
Location: Le Cordon Bleu Campus

  • Using natural light techniques in food photography & image styling; explore objects and surfaces, shape and form, light and shade, direct and indirect light.

  • Conception, organisation and realisation: examine different photographic approaches.

  • Choosing angle of shot, image composition guidelines, managing food preparation, props and backdrops.

  • Introduction to manual mode for food photography.

  • Introduction to editing and post production.

Lunch is not provided on Day 1 but canteen facilities are available.


DAY 2 

Time: 9am – 1pm
Location: Prominent restaurant

Restaurant environment – photographic shoot:

  • Put your new skills into practice in a great environment with beautiful food.

  • An overview of styling techniques.

  • Food preparation, props and backdrops

  • Learn how to assess and manage available and sometimes challenging lighting.

  • Using reflectors and slow shutter speeds.

  • Trouble shooting + critique of images.

Following the shoot on day two students will be invited to a shared lunch at the restaurant.


This course is perfect for:

  • Chefs wanting to present their food at its best;

  • Bloggers wanting to take their images at a higher level;

  • Small business owners who want to improve their product presentation;

  • Foodies wanting to develop techniques for taking food images using natural light;

  • Social media aficionados wanting to take it to the next level;

  • New photographers wishing to improve their food photography skills.


 

 

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