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

Sean Dalton, Cafe, Lifestyle, and Fashion Photographer

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9 Videos (50m)
    • Introduction

      2:21
    • Cafe Photography

      2:50
    • Course Project

      0:27
    • Gear

      3:26
    • Past Photo Critique

      13:50
    • Common Mistakes

      3:51
    • Preparing for the shoot

      3:14
    • Shooting

      5:18
    • Editing

      15:09

About This Class

Travel with iconic café lifestyle photographer Sean Dalton as he shares his process for shooting moody café and coffee shop lifestyle photos — the style that built his career as a professional photographer.

Having shot for several large brands and establishing himself as an Instagram Influencer, Sean has used his talents in café lifestyle photography to tell the visual stories of countless cafes around the world. This 37-minute, behind-the-scenes style course is fueled by his experiences and insights. Sean shares several of his secrets to success, including:

  • Identifying photo-genic and "Instagrammable" cafes and coffee shops
  • Preparing for photo shoots and gaining inspiration
  • Common mistakes and how to avoid them
  • Utilizing gear to capture the perfect shot
  • Telling visual stories through a combination of lighting, styling, and composition
  • Editing photos to enhance the mood and ambiance of the café setting

Whether you’re an aspiring freelancer photographer, café hopping enthusiast with limited camera skills, or professional food photographer, this class mixes technical information with foundational photography skills that appeals to everyone. See the inner workings of a professional café lifestyle photographer, and take your visual storytelling skills to the next level.

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Great class! Hope you do another Thanks!
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Very well done. Wish he could have included more images on this course between the 85mm and 35mm images to get a better idea of when to use which length. but just head over to his Instagram feed and you'll see everything you need to see.

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Sean Dalton

Cafe, Lifestyle, and Fashion Photographer

Thailand based Sean Dalton is a professional café, lifestyle, and fashion photographer who strives to capture the true essence of cafes in unique ways through the lens of his DSLR. Originally from San Francisco California, Sean has used his photography skills to tell the story of hundreds of cafes across the world.

Sean has established himself as an Instagram influencer in recent years, and also manages a popular photography blog that appeals to those interested in travel, café, and fashion photography.

Instagram

@seandalt

Website

www.daltonstills.com