03. Ginger & Lime Tea Preparation

Together with food photographer Anya Pustynnikova, Karl demonstrates essential preparation, styling and lighting techniques for eye-catching food photography.

In preparation for the next shoot, Anya explains how to make a ginger and lime tea and how best to shoot liquids, touching on using natural light to photograph, items you can find around the house to use as backgrounds and how to create a feeling of warmth in a photograph.

In this food photography class we cover the following:

  • Product Photography: Food Photography
  • Preparing ginger and lime tea
  • How to use natural ingredients as props
  • Using household items for creative backgrounds
  • Explanation of using natural light for food photography
  • How best to store food prior to preparation
  • Selecting suitable props for photographing liquids

You can read more about Anya and her work in our blog post as well as watch her amazing live show here.


  1. LOL… love watching you both laugh from time to time. Looks like you had fun with this one! You both have a great chemistry together. Really enjoying this course so far!

  2. Really like the fact you guys are enjoying yourselves in this one. Brings a nice touch of humanity to the learning experience!


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