Food Photography & Styling

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01. Key skills for food photography and styling

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For this course Karl teams up with food photographer and stylist Anya Pustynnikova, whose work has been published internationally on a number of occasions.Together they demonstrate essential preparation, styling and lighting techniques for eye-catching food photography. In this chapter Karl delves into the world of food photography as Anya explains just how important good styling is. She shares her top …

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02. Berries on a wooden board

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In this series of food photography classes Karl teamed up with food photographer Anya Pustynnikova. Together they demonstrate essential preparation, styling and lighting techniques for eye-catching food photography. Simplicity is key in this seemingly chaotic scene. Anya uses an assortment of fresh berries to create a beautiful, eye-catching image using just one studio light. She explains the preparation and styling …

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03. Ginger & Lime Tea Preparation

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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 …

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04. Ginger & Lime Tea Shoot

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Switching from food to liquid, Karl and Anya demonstrate the process of photographing ginger and lime tea in this chapter of our food photography course. Together they show you a number of key preparation, styling and lighting techniques that can be applied to food photography as a whole. Anya details her process of styling a shot, building from the ground …

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05. Duck legs confit with potato gratin and mushrooms preparation

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In this series of food photography classes Karl works with food photographer Anya Pustynnikova, shooting everything from beef to tea, to demonstrate essential preparation, styling and lighting techniques for eye-catching food photography. In this chapter Anya explains how to prepare the duck, potato gratin and mushrooms that will form the subjects of the next chapter. In this food photography class …

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06. Duck legs confit with potato gratin and mushrooms

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Working with food photographer Anya Pustynnikova for this series of food photography classes, Karl and Anya set about creating a sleek and stylish shot of duck leg confit for the next food photography class. Together, the pair demonstrate essential preparation, styling and lighting techniques for eye-catching food photos. In this chapter Anya details her step-by-step styling, building up to the …

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07. Cup of Tea

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In this food photography class Karl continues to work with food photographer Anya Pustynnikova as, together, they demonstrate essential preparation, styling and lighting techniques for eye-catching food photography. Simplicity and elegance are the key ingredients in this next shot, as Karl and Anya photograph a cup of tea. This photography class shows the gradual build up of both the styling …

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08. Feta Cheese

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A jar of feta cheese is the focus of Karl and Anya’s next shot as, together, they demonstrate essential preparation, styling and lighting techniques for eye-catching food photography. For this next food photography class, Anya decides she wants to create a rustic looking arrangement of marinated feta cheese with herbs and spices. She demonstrates and explains key styling techniques, revealing …

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09. Rustic Beef

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Karl and food photographer Anya Pustynnikova work together to slowly bring to life this stunning country farmhouse styled image of roast beef. Together they demonstrate essential preparation, styling and lighting techniques as well as reveal useful tricks anyone can use to enhance their food photography. For this shot Karl and Anya wanted to simulate late afternoon sun in a homely …

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10. Raspberry dessert Preparation

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For this food photography class Karl works with food photographer Anya Pustynnikova  to prepare a raspberry dessert. Together the pair demonstrate essential preparation, styling and lighting techniques for eye-catching food photography. Anya provides useful tips for preparing this beautiful dessert, including selecting the best dishes, suitable setting agents for food photography and alternative ingredients for this particular recipe. After watching …

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11. Raspberry dessert

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Karl teams up with food photographer Anya Pustynnikova to create this simple yet irresistible image of a raspberry dessert, demonstrating essential preparation, styling and lighting techniques throughout the shoot. After testing various compositions and lighting combinations, Anya goes for a simplistic style for this close-up image, but Karl opts for a more intricate lighting setup to really emphasise this beautiful …

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Food Photography & Styling

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For this live photography workshop Karl is joined by top Russian food photographer Anya Pustynnikova for an in-depth lesson in food photography and styling. Anya shares her top secrets for food styling as well as demonstrates how, using just basic equipment, you can achieve amazing food photographs. Building on this, Karl then demonstrates a number of alternative lighting setups as they work, …