Introduction to Food Photography (Live Virtual Classroom)

Introduction to Food Photography

Duration: 3 sessions | 3 hours/session

Fee: ₱4,000

  • Overview
  • Method of Teaching
  • Course Outline
  • Prerequisite | Requirements
  • Benefits
  • Fees & Inclusions
  • Schedule

Overview

Shoot food photographs that sell the product without accompanying text descriptions.

The way to a person’s stomach is through their eyes, which is why there is so much demand nowadays for mouth-watering food photography among food establishments and food products. Whether you shoot food for a living or for your Mom and Pop chop-and-chew shop, you will benefit from this workshop.

Who should attend

  • Commercial photographers doing work for advertising and food packaging
  • Photographers planning to specialize in food photography
  • Amateur photographers and food stylists who want to broaden their skill set
  • Business owners, managers in the food industry
  • In-house staff of food establishments in charge of preparing displays, menus, and sales materials
  • Trainee and professional chefs
  • Culinary professionals
  • Food bloggers and writers
  • Food consultants
  • Foodies

This is a live, instructor-led online class, complete with discussions, demonstrations, hands-on exercises, and offline project. This class uses Zoom and Google Classroom.

What will be covered

  • Equipment needed, from camera and lenses, lights, to inexpensive widgets
  • Some fundamental composition rules and creative styles
  • Participants will experience and play with at least four (4) different basic lighting techniques
  • Sculpting food with light in order to bring out the food’s color, texture, form, shape, and lines
  • Basic food styling and food prep techniques
  • Simple Photoshop techniques that help solve some food photography problems
  • Problems, solutions, and workarounds
  • The business side of food photography

Prerequisite:

Participants should have attended the PCCI's Basic Photography workshop, or have equivalent experience in photography

Requirements:

  • Digital camera with manual exposure control, and preferably but not necessarily, with a PC socket for external flash
  • Lens that can fill the frame with a single entree on a regular-sized plate
  • Lots of memory cards, batteries and a battery charger
  • Tripod is highly recommended. (Lighting will be continuous light, not strobe. Definitely, long exposure will be needed. Tripod will prevent camera shake)
  • Computer with a program for viewing and selecting uploaded images.
  • Students must have the following: Zoom application, Gmail account (for Google Classroom), and stable internet connection. 

Benefits

  1. Includes e-certificate of completion
  2. Lifetime Free Refresher  (You may attend again the same course,  free of charge, on a space-available basis.)
  3. Alumni discount
  4. Enroll in our L2C (Learning to Certification) programs and get a globally recognized certificate. This course is part of:

Fees: ₱4,000 inclusive of VAT.
Includes materials & e-certificate at the end of the class.

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Duration:  3 sessions | 3 hours per session | 9 hours total

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This course is designed to enhance the knowledge, desirable attitudes, and skills in operating a camera and composing a subject; setting up studio lights, equipment, and accessories; performing post-production stages; and presenting finished products in accordance with the industry standards.