The secrets of commercial food photography | Christmas edition with Esther Ling (Belfast)
Saturday 23rd November, 11:00am – 3:00pm
Join Esther Ling as she explores the secrets of food photography when working commercially, with this Christmas edition of shooting food for advertisement. The methodology behind setting up efficient shoots has been set up over many years to ensure photographers are able to capture mouth-watering images that delight the customer and exaggerate the real product to have maximum engagement.
From potato substituted for ice cream, to painted raw turkeys, images of food have been tampered with throughout the industry for years. Esther will show you the best way to work and help you with gaining portfolio shots for when you work on the real thing and how to ensure you are prepared for working commercially at Christmas. We will have a full set up for you
Esther is a self-taught professional photographer. She specializes in Food Photography but also covers weddings & social location portraits. She believes in simplicity and not overcomplicating the way you shoot. Where possible, Esther works with natural light and wide, open apertures; a definite lover of a shallow depth of field.
Esther will guide you through the step-by-step process of photographing stunning dishes. This workshop will take place using background and natural light to help you to perfect your craft even when you are limited on where you can capture the images. From the presentation to the final image, Esther and Panasonic will be on-hand to give you tips and tricks and help you get some stunning shots for your portfolio.
You will need:
- A memory card
Esther has been a full time working pro photographer for 16 years and in the main is self-taught. A self-confessed, non-techy photographer she learnt on 35mm and carries over her disciplined way of shooting to digital.
She specialises in Food Photography but also covers weddings & social location portraits. She believes in simplicity and not over complicating things and works where possible in all genres of photography with available light and wide open apertures, a definite lover of shallow depths of field.