|Professional Food Photography Class 1
Goldman/Lara Ferroni Duration: 2
Weeks Cost: US$99
Types of food photography and how to find work.
Have you ever wondered what it takes to turn your food photography hobby into something that generates income? Are you curious about what it takes to get your images into magazine features or advertisements? Join Ron Goldman and Lara Ferroni for this first in a series of two week Food Photography classes where you'll learn about the different specialties of food photography, what camera and lighting gear you'll need (and what you won't), how to build your portfolio and how to get (and charge for) your first food photography assignments. Plus you'll get professional critiques on your images and portfolio so you know what you are doing right, and what you need to work on.
Week 1: Survey of Types of Food Photography
Working with a Team
Pro Camera & Studio Gear
Pro Lighting for Food Photography
Building Your Portfolio
Week 2: Getting started finding work
Fees & Licensing
Photography Insurance and other Best Practices
Future classes in this on-going series will delve deeper into the details of editorial, advertising, packaging and stock food photography work.
Completion of Photography for food bloggers, Introduction to food photography, Food photography 201, or submitting a portfolio of images for review is required to sign up for this class. You can email the instructors at firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com with questions or to submit your portfolio.
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Instructor: Ron Goldman
Ron Goldman is a photographer living in Washington State. Capturing the beauty of the Pacific Northwest in photographs has always been one of Ron's passions. Whether outdoors with natural light or in his studio shooting with strobes, his strong sense of color comes through in all of his images.
Recent clients include Chef Magazine, Portland Menu Guide, Dealer Principal Magazine, Papa Haydn Restaurants and Microtrace Corporation. His stock images are represented by Super Stock, Acclaim Images, and Ad Stock Images. More of Ron's work can be seen here: www.rongoldmanphotography.com
Instructor: Lara Ferroni
Lara Ferroni is a former tech geek turned food geek who spends her days exploring the food culture of the Pacific Northwest. As a writer and photographer, you might spy her learning to make kim chee in the back rooms of a local church, scheming about how to adopt a sheep, digging through bargain bins for the perfect prop, or dreaming up delicious new ways to use teff. Her photos have been featured in websites and magazines such as Epicurious and Edible Communities, as well as over 10 cookbooks, including her own, Doughnuts: Simple and Delicious Recipes to Make at Home (Sasquatch Books). Her second cookbook, Real Snacks: Sweet and Salty Treats Without all the Junk (Sasquatch Books), ships in the fall of 2012, followed by Cookies in the Raw: Irresistible Cookie Dough by the Spoonful and Beyond (Running Press) in August 2013. Her food photography how-to book, Food Photography: Pro Secrets for Styling, Lighting & Shooting (Pixiq) will be on bookstore shelves in Spring 2012. You can find more of her tasty photos and recipes on her blogs, CookandEat.com and StillLifeWith.com.