This course would suit food bloggers and also enthusiasts of fashion and travel photography, who are interested in taking still life images and wish to improve the quality of their work.The course begins with an overview on current and predicted trends in food photography and goes on to explain the techniques used by professional practitioners...
Taught by: Giulio Mazzarini.
This course would suit food bloggers and also enthusiasts of fashion and travel photography, who are interested in taking still life images and wish to improve the quality of their work.
The course begins with an overview on current and predicted trends in food photography and goes on to explain the techniques used by professional practitioners. The tutor will challenge students with professional photographic briefs, which have been set by real advertising agencies, companies and magazines. With the assistance of the tutor, students will find their own solutions to these challenges.
The course will conclude with an informal exhibition of all the food photography produced.
- Maximising available light
- Using portable flash lights
- Creating a portable food photography table
- Using professional compositions
- Altering depth of field
- Using different lenses/focal lengths
- Working with chefs
- Preparing food for photography
Entry requirements: None
Giulio Mazzarini is a creative director and photographer living in London. He was born in Rome, Italy, where he graduated in Sociology. In 1998 he moved to London, where he completed a Masters in Design Studies at Central Saint Martins, University of The Arts London. After working on the creation of the trend forecasting website WGSN.com, he founded the communication studio GEM. His work has been seen in international magazines such as Vanity Fair, Marie Claire, Elle and Dazed & Confused. He has also contributed to the image development of companies and brands, such as L'Oréal, Reebok, Aston Martin, Citroen and Selfridges. He is an Associate Lecturer of the University of the Arts London, European Institute of Design (Rome) and Groupe INSEEC (Paris & London).
For further information see www.gmazzarini.com
Students must bring their own cameras, preferably a digital SLR with a medium zoom lens.
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