Food Photography: Shooting in 5 Styles

Leela Cyd, Editorial and Commercial Food Photographer

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11 Lessons (21m)
    • 1. Trailer

      1:07
    • 2. Introduction

      1:18
    • 3. Pre-Shoot

      2:23
    • 4. Airy Light

      3:06
    • 5. Dramatic & High Contrast

      2:39
    • 6. Bright

      2:46
    • 7. In Motion & Process

      1:58
    • 8. Lifestyle

      1:55
    • 9. Your Assignment: Pick 2 Styles

      1:01
    • 10. Critique

      1:54
    • 11. Explore Photo Classes on Skillshare

      0:36
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Project Description

Create 2 contrasting photo sets (3 photos per set), each in a defined style

Pre-Shoot

  1. Always prepare for your shoot

    Have your shot list, story board and appropriate tools at the ready!

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Airy & Light

  1. Capture a shot that is airy and light

    This style has a lot of light and close angles.

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Dramatic & High Contrast

  1. Take a dramatic photo with high contrast

    A dark background is key for this shot.

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Bright & Clean

  1. Take a bright photo

    This shot always has a light background.

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In Motion & Process

  1. Capture a process photo in motion

    Don't be afraid to move!

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Lifestyle

  1. Capture a lifestyle photo

    Get out in the field! Choose 2 of the styles we covered and create three images for each.

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Self Critique

  1. Critique your work

    Examine all of your photos, eliminate the ones you dislike.

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