Photography enthusiasts and aspiring gastronomes take note: “Plate to Lens: Food Photography,” our three-week course on the artful marriage of photography and food, is now enrolling students.
Philly is a serious food destination, whether your pick is fine dining, hometown classics, or farm-to-table bounty. If you spend your free time eating your way across Philly’s ethnic enclaves, trolling farmers’ markets or whipping up three-course meals as a de facto home chef, our course will take your passion to the next level. Instructed by Andrew Kahl, a foodie at heart and industry veteran who doubles as a culinary photographer, “Plate to Lens” will teach you the tips and tricks used by the pros . . . while expanding your eye and broadening your palate.
Ever wondered why professional food photographs look better than the real thing?
“Plate to Lens” will introduce you to the fundamentals of food and prop styling. You’ll also put your new skills to use, styling – and later eating – a medley of creative dishes. Shooting food in our studio and in dynamic, real-world environments, students will consider the elements that make for a successful photograph, using light and the lens to convey the flavor, texture and sheer deliciousness of every dish.
Don’t miss out on the opportunity to indulge! Our course will lend your food exploits a new medium, allowing you to capture awesome images while meeting (and nibbling) with like-minded foodies.
Who Should Enroll:
Our course is ideal for all, including novices, still life aficionados, and anyone who works in the food biz – writers, bloggers, restaurant owners, chefs, servers, and sommeliers. No previous photography work is required, but you should have an idea of how to operate your camera.
What You’ll Need:
In addition to a hearty appetite, bring your digital camera; memory card (4GB or more); pen and notebook; and macro lens, if you have one.
When It Meets:
Beat those Monday blues . . . on April 30, May 7 & May 14, from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m.