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How to Shoot Food Photography: Complete Guide for Beginners

Food Photography basics, Composition, Lighting effects, Color Theory, Props, and Styling

This course includes:

  • 3.5 hours of on-demand video
  • 1 article
  • 9 downloadable resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Assignments
  • Certificate of completion


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12,421 students

Created by Rose Nene, Paul Nene

What you’ll learn

  • How to take appetizing and professional looking Photos of your food
  • How to capture a perfect pour and swirl
  • How to capture a splash
  • Food styling and plating techniques
  • What are recommended props for Food Photography
  • How to edit or enhance food photo
  • How to use the lighting techniques
  • Composition techniques and actual demonstrations
  • Compose 4 types of shots to get all the best angles

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  • Any Camera that you may have. iPhone, Android Phone, DSLR, or Mirrorless Camera
  • Any light source. Natural light from a window, LED light or artificial light
  • No experience or technical skills requirement
  • Your food 🙂


Rose is a full-time Photographer and Entrepreneur. She started her business with a borrowed camera and minimal gear. She did not start as an expert but was eager to learn and grow her Food Photography skills through books, online courses, and actual gigs. Now she and her husband run a full-time Photography and Videography business. During her free time, Rose loves to create courses and conduct workshops on Photography. In this class, she will tell you everything she learned from years of running a Photography business and doing countless Photoshoots.

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What you will get out of this course?

Food Photography Fundamentals, Basic plating technique, Composition, Lighting effects, Color Theory, Props, and Styling

PLUS a bonus section on creatively photographing drinks with swirls and splash 🙂

-How to Photograph food using any camera including smartphones

-What type of lighting to use and its effects on food photos

-How to set up light and DIY accessories to create a balanced-looking scene

-How to style your food

-Composition techniques that will change the way you take photos(if you actually do them)

-What is color theory and how it will change your food photos forever

-How to edit and enhance your food photos

-How to export photos for different platforms such as Facebook, Instagram, website, and blogs

-How to use your smartphone for food photography


  • You’ll get simple step-by-step instructions on how to shoot Food Photography without expensive gear or technical skills
  • You’ll get specific examples and ideas on how to shoot a photo
  • You’ll get Downloadable PDFs
  • Easy to implement video (in bite-size chunks)
  • Full Lifetime access to on-demand videos
  • Premium Support from your instructor (Receive answers and feedback within 24 hours)
  • You’ll get a 100% money-back Guarantee
  • and many more!

This course is perfect for beginners who want to create scroll-stopping photos of food, food bloggers, and food business owners, in-house photographers who want a refresher, for aspiring Food Photographers who want to turn something they love into something they can earn from, and absolutely anyone who wants to discover and learn something new.

What are you waiting for? 🙂 Click the enroll button now and let’s get started!

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Who this course is for:

  • Complete Beginner curious about DIY Food Photography
  • Anyone who wants to shoot professional food photos at home or in restaurants
  • Beginner Food blogger
  • Anyone who wants to be a food photographer
  • Anyone starting an Online Food Business
  • Anyone who wants to improve their Social Media Food Photos
  • Anyone who doesn’t have technical knowledge of using cameras or lights
  • This is not about Expensive gear and high-end studios

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Course content

9 sections • 42 lectures • 3h 40m total lengthCollapse all sections

Introduction3 lectures • 11min

  • Introduction – How to get the most out of this course?Preview04:25
  • Behind the scenes05:30
  • 1.2. What to prepare?Preview01:17

Lights, camera, action! 4 lectures • 7min

  • Quick activity :)00:22
  • Attach a photo from quick activity here1 question
  • What light to use?02:58
  • How to set up lights?01:14
  • What accessories to use?02:06
  • Experiment with light1 question

How to style your food and compose your shots? 7 lectures • 37min

  • What is food styling and how to do it?05:45
  • Another way to plate the food03:28
  • How to compose and frame your shot?10:32
  • Color Theory05:35
  • Color Theory Activity01:15
  • How to choose props05:33
  • More styling and plating tips04:30

Dive into camera settings9 lectures • 19min

  • Best camera to use?03:11
  • What camera settings to use?01:30
  • What is ISO and P mode?01:17
  • What is aperture and AV mode?Preview01:28
  • What are shutter speed and shutter priority modes?Preview01:47
  • How to shoot using Manual and M mode?01:23
  • Raw and JPEG: Which format to use?Preview04:32
  • Camera settings conclusion01:44
  • What are the 4 types of shooting angles?01:56

How to edit or enhance your photos? 3 lectures • 22min

  • Photo editing demo10:55
  • How to export your food photos for a high-quality copy and social media upload?08:24
  • Final activity: Your turn!02:43
  • Attach a photo from the activity here1 question
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How to creatively photograph drinks3 lectures • 34min

  • How to capture a perfect pour and swirl14:15
  • How to capture a Splash08:57
  • Editing Drinks images in Adobe Lightroom Classic CC10:24

BONUS SECTION9 lectures • 52min

  • Live Demo: Restaurant Food Photography – Drinks09:44
  • Live Demo: Restaurant Food Photography – Pasta03:56
  • Live Demo: Restaurant Food Photography – Salad04:09
  • Live Demo – Editing Food Photos – Pasta/Noodles11:56
  • How to use smartphones in Food Photography06:19
  • Light and airy VS dark and moody11:02
  • Exclusive group invitation02:15
  • Link to exclusive Facebook group00:19
  • Answer to FAQ: What is Golden Ratio?01:53

Demonstrations – OPTIONAL3 lectures • 38min

  • Food Photography Demo – Soup22:23
  • Food Photography Demo – Fried Rice and Dimsum12:48
  • Food Photography Demo – Drinks02:40

Congratulations! 1 lecture • 2min

  • What’s Next?01:43

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