It was Apicius, the ancient Roman gourmet chef who coined the phrase “We eat with our eyes”. This is more true than ever with the rise of food photography. Learn to take pics like a pro in this fascinating and rewarding class!
This 9-hour course (3 sessions x 3 hours each) will equip you with the essential technical knowledge and skills specific to the field of food photography. Other professionals such as food bloggers, foodie travelers, food critiques, restaurateurs can also benefit from this course to enhance their photography skills and improve the quality of their content and social media in-house, vastly broadening the scope of opportunities.
You will learn the basics of food styling, putting the finishing touches to enable you to create beautiful, vibrant food scenes anywhere you want so you can capture the hearts of your target audiences.
The course will be delivered as private lessons where the teacher will guide and encourage the student to find and develop their unique style, the key factor to being a successful food photographer!
Module 1: DSLR Camera Settings - Get familiar with the settings of your smartphone to maximize the quality of your images. Learn about ISO, exposure, shutter speed and how to manipulate to get a crystal-clear images and how to take action shots!
Module 2: All About Lighting - Learn the secrets of professional photographers (shaping and molding light using simple objects from home). How to take dark and moody or light and airy images. Directional lighting and what lighting will suit which food/drink items
Module 3: Composition - Discover 6 compositional rules of food photography which will instantly improve your photography.
Module 4: Angles - Discover 3 must-use food photography angles. Not every angle will look good with your dishes, learn how to differentiate and chose which angle is best for that particular dish or food.
Module 5: Color Theory - Learn about color theory and how to use colors to evoke a certain mood or tell a story through your image. Learn about basic food styling secrets (learn how to use textures, props to enhance your images) Learn what you must have in a basic food photography tool kit.
Each module will consist of practical trials and demos and homework.
- Students are recommended to have their own quality DSLR camera to practice for the class. The instructor can provide the required equipment if necessary
All sessions are valid for 45 days upon booking
13 and older
- Certification of completion will be provided at the end of the course
North Tower 2 (Unit # provided upon booking)
Dubai Creek Harbor
Ras Al Khor