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Food Photography: Prepping a Photo Shoot

Leela Cyd, Editorial and Commercial Food Photographer

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12 Lessons (29m)
    • 1. Trailer

      1:30
    • 2. Introduction to Course

      3:27
    • 3. Why Photograph Food

      2:03
    • 4. Research materials

      6:17
    • 5. What is your subject? What is the message of your shoot?

      2:58
    • 6. Scout the location

      1:44
    • 7. Gather your materials

      2:21
    • 8. Props

      2:41
    • 9. Setting up

      1:40
    • 10. Recap and Review

      0:35
    • 11. Create a storyboard and shot list

      2:39
    • 12. Explore Photo Classes on Skillshare

      0:36
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About This Class

Create a storyboard and shot list for a food photography shoot that displays creativity and culinary delight. Share your work for feedback and inspiration from fellow students.

Prepare the perfect food photo shoot with food photographer Leela Cyd's fun, 50-minute guide. This first class covers all the details aspiring photographers and foodies need to know, from location and prop scouting to storyboarding and shot lists. Whether you use a fancy DSLR camera or a straightforward iPhone, the same organization and DIY studio tricks make a world of difference. By the end of the class, you'll be ready to host a shoot that makes your food look as delicious as it tastes.

Ready to shoot? Check out the next two classes in Leela's series: Food Photography: Shooting in 5 Styles and Food Photography: Creating Your Unique Story.

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