Capturing the beauty in cooking: A food photography workshop with Casey Gutteridge and Sony
Thursday 29th August, 9:30am – 4pm
Up Studios, Unit 10, Clipper Court, 44-48 Wharf Road, London N1 7UX
Wex are proud to present this in-depth workshop with Sony and Casey Gutteridge to show you how to work on a professional food photoshoot. Get hands on and learn how to take average food and transform them into beautiful dishes. The day will provide you with knowledge on how to light, shoot and edit images of dishes that we be cooked by an expert chef and styled as they would be for a professional shoot.
It's all about detail, and Casey’s meticulous approach is packed with practical tips for keeping things simple, working fast, and nailing the shots you need to get a selection of images that cover the brief and keep your clients coming back for repeat work.
Sony will be on hand all day with a large selection of the latest Sony cameras and lenses. Customers who loan cameras and lenses will receive a free Sony SD card. There will also be exclusive offers on the day on Sony cameras and lenses.
Schedule of the day
9:30am - Arrival and refreshments.
10am - Presentation by Sony & Casey Gutteridge.
11am - Hand out kit.
11am – Shoot one inclusive of lights, camera and backgrounds.
● Finding the perfect background.
● Working with natural light and flash lighting.
● Lens selection.
● Find your comfort zone and learn to break out of it.
12pm - Shoot two covering flat lays
● Set-up for the easy flat lay.
● Using a tripod and natural light.
● Keep the purpose of the image in mind.
1:30pm - Lunch Break.
2pm - Shoot three focusing on macro and depth of field.
● How macro and zoom lenses can help.
● Less is more.
● How to utilize the settings on your camera.
3pm - Shoot four studying editing and delivery of images.
● How to select the most affective images.
● How to edit efficiently.
● Going the extra mile for the client.
4pm - Finish
You will need:
- Your lunch
The Sony team are a collection of Sony experts who together have a wealth of knowledge and will be available throughout the day showcasing products, giving advice and answering any questions.