Food Photography: Styling the Perfect Table
Discover the secrets of food styling and impress your friends and family by photographing appetizing treats in a wintry setting
The work of Emilie Guelpa is a real treat for the eyes and taste buds! An oozing chocolate cake fresh out of the oven, any kind of muffin you could imagine, glistening candied pears, the list goes on… In this online course, immerse yourself in the exciting world of food photography.
With Emilie as your guide, learn to design and compose a wintry food-photography set by playing with utensils, lighting, and—of course—the enticing sweets themselves. Photograph your finished piece and retouch it in Adobe Lightroom so it’s ready to share on social media. The oven timer is set to wow your followers with your mouth-watering photos!
Start the course by getting to know Emilie Guelpa as she talks about her varied career, from graphic design to photography. Discover the photographers that inspire her, including Aran Goyoaga, Sophia van den Hoek, and Linda Lomelino.
Next, Emilie talks about food styling and table art. Choose your tableware and the best accessories for spicing up your aesthetic before exploring everything your camera has to offer to help you achieve your artistic vision. Then create a mood board of presentations that inspire you.
Now shift your focus to the photography side of things. Observe your teacher’s creative process and see just how much photography can boost your work. Following Emilie’s expert advice, work on lighting and study which angles give the best results for your composition. After your photoshoot, discover how to retouch your images in Adobe Lightroom using presets.
And voilà! Emilie wraps up the course with some parting tips on sharing your juicy creations on social media, along with all the joy that baking sugary delights brings.