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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).
Fri 12th & Sat 13th
Fri 10th & Sat 11th
1 day workshop
Friday 7th Sept 2019
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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.
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.
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.