In this intensive two-day workshop at the Philippine Center for Creative Imaging, food photographer Mark Floro will guide you step-by-step through the range of lighting and photographic techniques used to make food look great in photographs, including:
Lighting for food photography
Different styles of photographing food
Bringing out color and texture
Lighting for drinks
Finding a good food stylist
Tricks to making food look appetizing
Problems and treatments in photographing food
The business side of food photography
Mark Floro is one of the most sought-after food photographers in the Philippines. In his twenty-year career, he has put together a client list that includes some of the biggest names in the food industry, such as Chow King, Jollibee, Manila Peninsula, McDonald's, Pizza Hut, Purefoods, Robinson's Convenience Stores, and San Miguel Corporation. He is past president of the Advertising Photographers of the Philippines, and former director of the Advertising Suppliers Association of the Philippines (through the photography sector). Mark also has a degree in commercial advertising photography from the Arts Center, College of Design (Pasadena, California).
TIME: 9 AM to 5 PM
Cost : PhP 4,800 (USD 96) + VAT (Includes materials, lunch and snacks. Plus roll of film, developing and printing.)
Participants should have completed a Basic Photography workshop, or have equivalent experience.
Also, the Center for Asian Culinary Studies (Cafeysabel.com) in Manila offers classes for both food styling and food writing. None are currently scheduled, but their website lists a phone number to call to find out when the next round of workshops will be happening.
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Lara Ferroni is a former tech geek turned food geek who spends her days exploring the food culture of the Pacific Northwest. As a food writer and photographer, you might spy her learning to make kim chee in the back rooms of a local church, foraging for wild berries, or snapping away in the some of the Seattle and Portland's finest kitchens. You can find her work in publications such as Epicurious.com, Gourmet.com, Edible Communities (Seattle, San Francisco), Seattle Magazine, Seattle Metropolitan as well as numerous cookbooks, including Doughnuts: Simple and Delicious Recipes to Make at Home.