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Friday, February 8
 

1:30pm PST

BOUTIQUE PROGRAM: Gather at the Table: Styled Food Photography
Limited Capacity filling up

Food photography is a wonderful way to stretch creatively while working without time constraints. In this boutique session you'll learn to style and photograph food using natural light and minimal props. Allison will start off with a short discussion about the basics of food photography and jump into a demonstration. You'll see how she creates a styled food photo as she talks through each step and explains all of her decisions, from choosing the background and props to the camera angles and more. You will learn how to choose a background for your food photography, how to style the frame for composition (including tips for using color), how to choose and use props, and how to use natural light effectively. There will also be the opportunity for you to style your own food using backgrounds, props, and food provided or to shoot the setups created by Allison during the demonstrations. It is helpful (but not required) if you have knowledge of shooting in manual mode. This program will take place inside so we can simulate the type of light you'll find in homes and restaurants.

Learning Objectives:

- Practice with different background options for food photography
- Learn what items make great props and why
- Learn how the way the light you choose impacts the final photo
- Learn about the most common camera angles for food photography
- Learn what compositions work well for food photography

Instructors

Friday February 8, 2019 1:30pm - 3:00pm PST
Parlor Suite 3033

4:00pm PST

BOUTIQUE PROGRAM: A Window Anywhere: Embracing LED Light for Still Life & Food that Looks 100% Natural
Limited Capacity seats available

Light is always the heart of photography, but what do you do if the light you adore is not cooperating? By approaching LED lights in the way she approaches natural light, Caroline came up with a method that makes LED lighting look 100% natural, no matter the time of day or the weather outside. What started as an attempt to get food images in the middle of the night, blossomed into a studio for portraits and still life as well. Join Caroline in creating images that mimic the use of window light. Lens preference: A medium prime (35-50mm) or a standard zoom (24-70mm) is preferred. Participants should be aware that they may be shooting down at a flat lay set, so longer lenses may be cumbersome. Experience shooting in manual is preferred, but the instructor will call out settings for beginners to plug into their cameras.

Learning Objectives:

- Learn how to create a believable 'window' with LED lighting, anywhere
- Learn why your frustrations with light can be a thing of the past
- Learn how to place your subject and frame your subject to best mimic a natural window scene

Instructors
avatar for Caroline Jensen

Caroline Jensen

Instructor, Creative Photography Network
Caroline Jensen, a Sony Artisan of Imagery, is an award-winning photographic artist that lives on the wild prairie. Her passion for storytelling and creating art from the world around her has led her to photograph a wide range of subjects in her signature artistic style. She finds... Read More →


Friday February 8, 2019 4:00pm - 5:30pm PST
San Clemente Laguna Cliffs Marriott Resort & Spa
 
Sunday, February 10
 

12:30pm PST

BOUTIQUE PROGRAM: Gather at the Table: Styled Food Photography
Limited Capacity filling up

Food photography is a wonderful way to stretch creatively while working without time constraints. In this boutique session you'll learn to style and photograph food using natural light and minimal props. Allison will start off with a short discussion about the basics of food photography and jump into a demonstration. You'll see how she creates a styled food photo as she talks through each step and explains all of her decisions, from choosing the background and props to the camera angles and more. You will learn how to choose a background for your food photography, how to style the frame for composition (including tips for using color), how to choose and use props, and how to use natural light effectively. There will also be the opportunity for you to style your own food using backgrounds, props, and food provided or to shoot the setups created by Allison during the demonstrations. It is helpful (but not required) if you have knowledge of shooting in manual mode. This program will take place inside so we can simulate the type of light you'll find in homes and restaurants.

Learning Objectives:

- Practice with different background options for food photography
- Learn what items make great props and why
- Learn how the way the light you choose impacts the final photo
- Learn about the most common camera angles for food photography
- Learn what compositions work well for food photography

Instructors

Sunday February 10, 2019 12:30pm - 2:00pm PST
San Clemente Laguna Cliffs Marriott Resort & Spa

3:00pm PST

BOUTIQUE PROGRAM: Gather at the Table: Styled Food Photography
Limited Capacity seats available

Food photography is a wonderful way to stretch creatively while working without time constraints. In this boutique session you'll learn to style and photograph food using natural light and minimal props. Allison will start off with a short discussion about the basics of food photography and jump into a demonstration. You'll see how she creates a styled food photo as she talks through each step and explains all of her decisions, from choosing the background and props to the camera angles and more. You will learn how to choose a background for your food photography, how to style the frame for composition (including tips for using color), how to choose and use props, and how to use natural light effectively. There will also be the opportunity for you to style your own food using backgrounds, props, and food provided or to shoot the setups created by Allison during the demonstrations. It is helpful (but not required) if you have knowledge of shooting in manual mode. This program will take place inside so we can simulate the type of light you'll find in homes and restaurants.

Learning Objectives:

- Practice with different background options for food photography
- Learn what items make great props and why
- Learn how the way the light you choose impacts the final photo
- Learn about the most common camera angles for food photography
- Learn what compositions work well for food photography

Instructors

Sunday February 10, 2019 3:00pm - 4:30pm PST
San Clemente Laguna Cliffs Marriott Resort & Spa
  Classes, Boutique Program