- September 24, 2019
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Building on the Introduction to Food Photography class we will develop the skills to photograph food for clients in a professional setting. We will cover food styling, lighting for client needs, and have a question and answer about business practices and related topics. We will also talk about challenges in the food photography segment. Attendees will be using their own cameras to photograph during class.
- Adding additional lighting to an ambient setting
- Food styling: How to tell an effective “food story”
- Lightroom for culling, editing, and post-processing
- Live Demo
- Students using their equipment to photograph a few styled setups
- Overall Q&A about food photography and implications for the working photographer
- dSLR, Mirror-less or other Interchangeable Lens camera with manual control and a hot shoe.
- A general range or “normal” lens (~50mm on FX). Macro lenses are encouraged as well.
This class is geared to intermediate to advanced-level photographers that are comfortable shooting in Manual, Aperture or Shutter priority on any type of digital camera. Ideal for attendees looking to get exposure to food photography focusing on editorial and lifestyle looks. Students will use the instructors off camera lighting system during class.
Schedule and Format
This is a four-hour class. In the first half, we will cover the skills you need to photograph a few food setups. In the second half we will shoot. The first two hours will be setup and instruction and the second two hours will be student photography with Q&A during the session.
This class is taught by Photography Instructor Josh Baker.
To Josh, life is one big adventure. He founded AzulOx Visuals in 2009, AzulOx Commercial Photography in 2014 and has been exploring the world and new photographic techniques ever since. Josh loves to use his photographs to tell stories, and he excels in designing creative story-boarded shoots. Josh is passionate about photography and the creative development of his students. He uses a variety of teaching techniques to help his students realize their photographic vision.
Josh is a husband and father to 2 young boys- who are junior models and photographers in training.