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Food Photography and Styling Course

London

A picture is worth a thousand words

Learn how to create beautiful, vibrant food shots with our three-day food photography and styling course. This workshop provides an in-depth overview of the key principles of photography, how to style the food effectively and using props to enhance your images.

Over the three sessions you will deepen and broaden your skills in lighting, composition and camera techniques, food preparation and decoration and prop styling.

 

  • Course Content

    Day 1: Food Photography Focus

    • Introduction into food photography and styling
    • Different types of cameras and their limitations
    • The basics of digital photography (Picture formats, Exposure (ISO, shutter speed and aperture), Lenses and focal length)
    • Specifics of food photography (colour, composition and lights)

     

    Day 2: Food Styling Focus

    • Food preparation techniques for food styling from a Le cordon Bleu Master Chef's perspective
    • Plate design
    • Use of props
    • Tips and tools of the trade
    • Developing your own creative style to produce a set plate to be photographed professionally by food photographer

     

    Day 3: Practical bringing all learned techniques together

    • Full day practical with different stations set up with activities, including: plated meal composition, bakery, pastry, Chef’s dish of the day task… 

     

  • Who is the programme for?
    • Trainee and professional chefs
    • Culinary professionals
    • Food consultants
    • Food writers and food bloggers
    • Aspiring food photographers
    • Aspiring food stylists

 

 

Next course dates:

24th - 26th June 2019 - Sold out
11.30am - 6pm incl. 30 min break

18th - 20th September 2019 - Sold out
11.30am - 6pm incl. 30 min break

16th - 18th December 2019
11.30am - 6pm incl. 30 min break

 

Entry Requirements: No prior knowledge is required.  Students will be required to bring along their own camera (preferably entry level digital cameras and upwards but point and shoot cameras will also be sufficient)

 

 

Price: £ 600.00

Duration: 3 days

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