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I am very proud to be presenting a series of in-person workshops around Australia in 2018 for Le Cordon Bleu at their campuses in Sydney, Melbourne & Adelaide.
Course Title Food Photography & Styling Workshop.
Duration 1.5 days followed by included lunch at respected restaurant.
Prerequisites A passion for food photography and enthusiasm for learning.
Equipment A digital SLR camera, a laptop (preferably with lightroom, photoshop, or camera RAW installed) and a tripod (highly recommended).
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 - 9am – 4pm (at 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 - 9am – 1pm (On location at a respected restaurant. See individual location information for details)
Restaurant environment – photographic shoot:
Explore design and content – Individual artistic approaches
Food preparation, props and backdrops
Assessing and managing challenging lighting
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:
Photographers wishing to improve their food photography skills;
Chefs wanting to present their food at its best;
Bloggers wanting to present their images at a higher level;
Foodies wanting to develop techniques for taking food images using natural light.