Cafe Photography for Instagram: Telling Visual Stories with Emotional Cafe Photos

Sean Dalton, Travel & Lifestyle Photographer

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9 Lessons (50m)
    • 1. Introduction

      2:21
    • 2. Cafe Photography

      2:50
    • 3. Course Project

      0:27
    • 4. Gear

      3:26
    • 5. Past Photo Critique

      13:50
    • 6. Common Mistakes

      3:51
    • 7. Preparing for the shoot

      3:14
    • 8. Shooting

      5:18
    • 9. Editing

      15:09
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Project Description

Project Description

Capture the visual story of a café or coffee shop that inspires you.

Head out to one of your favorite cafes or coffee shops near you, and use your knowledge of lighting, composition, and styling to capture the mood or ambiance of the cafe. Try getting a range of different shots. Close up still life, wide interiors, detailed food photos, or even portraits are shots you might utilize in this project.

This project is a great way to build your portfolio and potentially land paid gigs.

Deliverable

Share a minimum of three photos that capture the essence of the café or coffee shop you decide to visit. These can be a range of different photos, focusing on various aspects of the café. You can also share your Instagram account

Resources

10 Simple Tips for Capturing The Perfect Café Lifestyle Shot for Instagram - daltonstills.com

Where to Find Inspiration

Sean's Instagram

dailycafehop Instagram

mas_fotokopi Instagram

café_teller Instagram

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