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2 days’ workshop With Joe Khoury

Part I: Introducing Food Styling & Photography

1-Exploring Food Photography
• Styling food for delicious photos
• Starting with backgrounds
• Searching for props
• Placing the food and accents
• Talking about technical stuff, Looking at lighting

2-Photography Know-How and Equipment
• Lenses: Figuring Focal lengths, finding the right lens for the job
• Stabilizing your camera, Tripods, Monopods
• Lighting things up, Lights, Reflectors, Stands
• Choosing your ISO
• Shooting RAW and other file formats

Part II Presentation
3- Your Stylist Toolkit
• Setting a Mood for Food
• Building a Housewares Library
• Shopping for Treasures
• Finding great ingredients

4-Getting the Yummy to Translate on Film
• Focusing on the Drool Factor
• Making your Dishes Look Interesting
• Managing Reflections in Your Food Photos
• Exploring Textures for a Unique Feel

Shooting the Food: Techniques with the Camera
5-Composition Basics
• Shooting Close-Ups and Beyond
• Using Repetition for a Pleasing Look
• Placing Your Subject in the Frame
• Drawing Your Viewer in with the Leading Lines

• Exploring the Beauty of Natural Light
• Choosing Artificial Lights
• Placing Lights for your Setup

7-Working with Tilts and Angles
• Understanding the Angle Approach
• Working with Tilts to Spice up Your Subject
• Pulling it all Together

8- Exploring Focus
• Focusing on the Point of Interest
• Understanding Depth of Field
• Considering the “Food Porn” Look

Managing your Photos & More
• Clean Up, Removing Imperfections
• Making Your Images Pop in Subtle Ways
• Keep Post Process to a Minimum

10- Editing & Saving
• Finding the Best Software for Your Needs
• Processing Your Images with Backups

Workshop fees: 150 USD
Places are limited, Early booking is highly recommended
Call FAPA – Fine Art Photography Academy: 71-011977
Zalka, Starbucks bldg. 5th floor