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              Food Photography and Styling Workshop


              This hands-on creative short course run by food photographer Fran Flynn will teach you some essential tricks and techniques to enhance your food photography and styling. You will also gain experience in shooting on location followed by lunch on Day 2.

              This engaging workshop will cover natural light food photography techniques, image styling and social media.

              Food and styling props will be provided.

              Students should be able to shoot at least 6 editorial quality photo images to take away with them for their own personal use (blogs, websites, insta). A CordonTec Certificate of Attendance will be issued to all participants.

              Day 1

              9am – 4pm

              • At-home shooting – using available props for managing light and selecting best location/setup;
              • 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 realization: examine different photographic approaches;
              • Choosing angle of shot, image composition guidelines, managing food preparation, props and backdrops. How do the professionals do it?
              • Introduction to editing and post production.

              Lunch is not provided on Day 1.

              Day 2

              9am – 1pm

              • Restaurant environment – on-location photoshoot – food photography and styling
              • Exposure to photographing in a ‘live’ Chefs kitchen including food prep images and suggesting for process of communicating with Chef
              • Trouble shooting + critique of images

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

              This course is perfect for:

              • Food enthusiasts wishing to improve their food photography skills;
              • Individuals wanting to understand techniques for taking food images using natural light;
              • Individuals wanting to learn basic techniques for editing food images;
              • Individuals working in small food/hospitality/culinary businesses looking to do their own social media;
              • Social media/Bloggers wanting to learn more about for food photography.

              Student Requirements

              Students must bring a DSLR, or SLR. A simple point and shoot camera (or iPhone) will not suffice. Please also bring or borrow a tripod, and laptop for viewing your images. Preferable for laptop to have editing programs Lightroom or Camera RAW and/or Photoshop. All other equipment will be provided.

              NB: An assumption of Photography Basics will be expected ie shutter speeds and camera setups will not be covered.

              Price: AUD 675.00

              Duration: 2 days

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