Advanced Food Photography Workshop
Are you a food blogger, shop owner, chef, or any other photographer who wants to learn how to create great photos of food---or refine the skills you already have? Professional photographer Peter Pioppo has the recipe to help you! This advanced two-day, hands-on course helps you develop the comprehensive skills needed to become a better food photographer. You'll learn the best ways to light your pasta, find the perfect angle to make pancakes look their best, and be able to style your salad or cocktail to make it stand out among your peers. We'll cover: - The equipment necessary to succeed in your mission - How to use multiple types of light sources - The use of props and backgrounds - Food styling - And, perhaps most important, the difference between just documenting food and creating a professional image. After Peter shares his extensive expertise, you will be given assignments to create beautiful food images, further enhancing your hands-on experience. At the end of the workshop, you'll walk away with a vast amount of knowledge, plus professional-looking images of the foods you prepared and photographed. Suggested equipment: - A good understanding of basic camera functions - A non-iPhone camera - A tripod (some will be provided if you don't own one) - A laptop and tethering cord (a computer workstation will be available if you don't have these). Peter Pioppo has built a unique career working with the most recognizable names in the culinary and beverage worlds. His photography has been featured in the "New York Times," "Bon Appétit," "New York" magazine, "Food Arts," and many more. Commercial clients have included nearly every major food producer in America, from Ben & Jerry's and Nestlé to Häagen-Dazs and Cointreau. His style has earned him numerous awards, including a Golden Clio.