Tabitha Park

Food & Product Photography with Tabitha Park

Learn how to shoot professional food and product photos in this four-week, immersive Skillshare Chroma Course. Explore lighting, composition and editing to create a captivating portfolio, with live instruction and direct feedback from Tabitha.

Jan 31 - Feb 25, 2022

Only 50 seats available!

Introducing Chroma Courses

Go deeper with Skillshare's four-week, immersive small group courses. Chroma Courses feature limited seating, access to exclusive content from expert teachers, live Q&As, and personalized feedback on your assignments.

Make Focused Progress

Level up your skills through immersive learning with expert guidance and limited access.

Access Exclusive Content and Gear Offers

Live Q&A’s, project deep dives, $50 in credit at MPB to help you get fully equipped*, and more, all available only to you and your small group.

Receive Personalized Feedback

Build on constructive notes on each of your project assignments.

Connect With Fellow Creatives

Learn, collaborate, and network with tools like a shared course Slack channel.

Your Teacher

Tabitha Park is a professional photographer living in Portland, Oregon with her husband and Smallcat. Over ten years ago, she started working as a photographer shooting portraits and weddings, and now specializes in lifestyle, product and food photography.

On Skillshare, where she’s a Top Teacher, Tabitha teaches photography classes on lighting, composition, DIY backdrops, and more. When not behind the camera, Tabitha spends her time taking care of plants, doing crafts, cooking food with her husband, and watching Netflix with Smallcat.

What to Expect

Your Level

This course is designed for intermediate to advanced photographers who want to level up their food and product photography skills. The course is also great for artists, bloggers, or entrepreneurs who want to take great photos to make their work stand out.

Your Supplies

You will need a DSLR or Mirrorless camera, at least one lens, and a computer or tablet for editing photos. You should have Adobe Lightroom and Photoshop installed to follow along. You’ll also receive a $50 credit from MPB* to help you get fully equipped with great gear.

Your Small Group

You’ll be learning along with 49 other passionate photographers. You’ll have opportunities to connect and build your network.

Your Live Sessions

Meet live with your teachers and cohort:

  • Tue, Feb 1st 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM (EST)
  • Thu, Feb 3rd 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM (EST)
  • Tue, Feb 8th 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM (EST)
  • Thu, Feb 10th 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM (EST)
  • Tue, Feb 15th 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM (EST)
  • Thu, Feb 17th 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM (EST)
  • Tue, Feb 22nd 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM (EST)
  • Thu, Feb 24th 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM (EST)

Tabitha Park - Photo Collage

Your Curriculum

  1. 01

    Master lighting and make the most of your gear.

    Understanding light is fundamental to taking a beautiful photograph. In week one, Tabitha will share advanced insights for using natural and artificial light, and she’ll take you into her home studio to help you shoot amazing photos in either scenario. You’ll also go live with Tabitha to discuss how to get the most out of your specific photography setup and how to get affordable access to gear with platforms like MPB.

  2. 02

    Compose captivating images.

    In week two, you’ll learn advanced composition techniques and use props to make your photos stand out. You’ll shoot-along with Tabitha to create a compelling photo series and receive feedback to improve your work. You’ll finish the week with a backdrop you can use in your studio (and even make yourself!), along with the confidence to set up a great photo shoot in a variety of settings.

  3. 03

    Find your style.

    In week three, you’ll dive into editing and gather inspiration to hone in on your personal style. Tabitha will cover key stylistic elements - from color theory to minimal/maximal approaches. You’ll analyze images alongside Tabitha, then edit your own photos in Lightroom and Photoshop to bring your style to life. You’ll finish the week with advanced editing techniques under your belt and some stunning photos to show for it.

  4. 04

    Get your work out there.

    In the final week, you’ll learn how to grow your audience - whether it’s your social media following or your client list. You’ll learn how to build your portfolio, share your story, and work at the professional level. Tabitha will also share her secrets for making your work pop. At the end of the course, you’ll bring your work together in a cohesive series and receive feedback to continue your growth as a photographer.

"Tabitha makes learning fun & photography approachable. She’s engaging and real."

Kathleen Kulman

Skillshare Student

What You'll Accomplish

  • You’ll level-up as a food and product photographer by applying advanced techniques in lighting, composition, and editing.

  • You’ll create a stunning food or product photo series and learn how to share your work to reach your personal and professional goals.

  • You’ll meet virtually with Tabitha and fellow photographers for live photoshoots and Q&A. Then you’ll submit your own photos and receive personalized feedback.

  • You’ll build the confidence to shoot at a professional level and hone in on your personal style.

Food & Product Photography with Tabitha Park

Jan 31 - Feb 25, 2022

$499

Only 50 seats available!

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Things to Know

Cancellation Policy

Skillshare offers a full refund for your Chroma Course purchase up to five days before your course begins. After that point, we cannot offer a refund for your purchase.

Participant Requirements

Anyone can participate in a Chroma Course! All you need is access to Slack, Zoom, and a strong internet connection to participate in live sessions and watch Skillshare content. Individual Chroma Courses may have other specific programs or materials required to fully participate, so please be sure to read through any details on the specific course you are interested in.

*MPB Gear Credit

Credit can be applied to orders valued at $500 or more on www.mpb.com. One time use only. Offer expires April 30, 2022.