Introduction to Food Photography

Instructor: Christina Leth

Get a taste for food photography as you discover how to shoot, style and edit mouthwatering images of food.

Workshop Date

Friday, March 2, 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
1-day workshop
AED 1360.00
What's Covered

Through a combination of in-class learning, demonstrations, and hands on practice, this workshop will elevate your food photography to a level you thought was reserved for the pros. Contrary to common belief, it’s possible to use inexpensive lighting and props at home to create a professional grade photo that looks as if it was shot in studio. You will also receive a live editing demonstration, covering the best practices for post-production of food images. By cutting out the need to invest in gear, you’ll be able to delve into food photography after this workshop. Whether you are a food blogger needing to produce Instagram-worthy photos on a budget or an aspiring professional food photographer, this workshop will equip you to shoot delectable photos of all types of food at home.

  • Planning a shoot, achieving your aims, mood boards
  • Camera settings & composition relevant to food photography
  • Styling food with props, accessories and backgrounds
  • Creating easy, at home studio setups for high-key and low-key effects
  • Natural light, affordable artificial light, mood and tone, light positioning

Through a combination of in-class learning, demonstrations, and hands on practice, this workshop will elevate your food photography to a level you thought was reserved for the pros. Contrary to common belief, it’s possible to use inexpensive lighting and props at home to create a professional grade photo that looks as if it was shot in studio. You will also receive a live editing demonstration, covering the best practices for post-production of food images. By cutting out the need to invest in gear, you’ll be able to delve into food photography after this workshop. Whether you are a food blogger needing to produce Instagram-worthy photos on a budget or an aspiring professional food photographer, this workshop will equip you to shoot delectable photos of all types of food at home.

  • Planning a shoot, achieving your aims, mood boards
  • Camera settings & composition relevant to food photography
  • Styling food with props, accessories and backgrounds
  • Creating easy, at home studio setups for high-key and low-key effects
  • Natural light, affordable artificial light, mood and tone, light positioning
what's included
  • 6 hours of instruction (both theory and practical)
  • Workshop notes
  • 6 hours of instruction (both theory and practical)
  • Workshop notes
who should attend

You should have a thorough understanding of ISO, aperture, shutter speed, and how all of these relate to each other to achieve a correct exposure. If you are not familiar with these terms or currently shoot in Auto or P mode, we recommend enrolling for our Photography Level 1 workshop prior to attending. If you have completed our Photography Level 2 workshop you will be equipped to benefit most fully from this workshop.

You should have a thorough understanding of ISO, aperture, shutter speed, and how all of these relate to each other to achieve a correct exposure. If you are not familiar with these terms or currently shoot in Auto or P mode, we recommend enrolling for our Photography Level 1 workshop prior to attending. If you have completed our Photography Level 2 workshop you will be equipped to benefit most fully from this workshop.

What to bring
  • DSLR or Mirrorless camera with fully-charged battery
  • Lenses (We recommend lenses within the in 50mm-150mm range, if you have them)
  • A macro lens (if you have one)
  • Tripod (if you have one)
  • Empty memory card for your camera with an identifying mark
  • Notebook & Pen
  • DSLR or Mirrorless camera with fully-charged battery
  • Lenses (We recommend lenses within the in 50mm-150mm range, if you have them)
  • A macro lens (if you have one)
  • Tripod (if you have one)
  • Empty memory card for your camera with an identifying mark
  • Notebook & Pen
Cancellation Policy
  • If cancelled 7 days prior to the start of your workshop, you will be issued a 90% refund or may be rescheduled to another date(s).
  • If cancelled a minimum of 3 days (72 hours) prior to the start of your workshop, no refund is possible, but you may be rescheduled to another workshop date(s).
  • If cancelled less than 3 days (72 hours) in advance of your workshop, no refund and no reschedule is possible.

TERMS & CONDITIONS

  • GPP reserves the right to change the location of any workshop to another location within the same city and/or emirate as deemed needful in accordance with management discretion.
  • Workshops can be rescheduled within 3 months of the originally booked workshop date(s).
  • Bookings can only be transferred ONCE, including in the event of a workshop relocation. If you transfer your workshop booking and later wish to cancel it, we will unfortunately not be able to refund or reschedule you under any circumstances.
Please Note: Our classes are open to ANY brand of camera: Canon, Nikon, Sony, Panasonic, Fuji and any other intermediate to advanced cameras (As long as they have manual controls i.e. NOT point-and-shoots) are welcome!

Workshop Date

Friday, March 2, 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
1-day workshop
AED 1360.00