Summary Food Photography Two Day Workshop

A beautiful food image is inescapable. Vivid colours catch the eye, the styling is unique and fresh, and the food looks so delicious that you want to reach into the picture with a fork!

If you'd like to create beautiful food photographs, take advantage of this rare opportunity to learn how to photograph food with food photographer Charlie Richards.

In this practical two day course Charlie will teach the techniques he uses to create beautiful food images. You will learn how to get the most out of your camera as well as tips on lighting, composition and food styling. By the end of the course you will be able to take mouth-watering photographs of food.

Charlie Richards is an independent photographer specialising in food and drink, shooting for a wide range of editorial, PR and marketing, packaging, design and advertising clients, from Waitrose to Good Housekeeping.

You can see Charlie’s work and his client list at

This course is suitable for anyone who has a digital camera and a laptop with Photoshop elements 11 or equivalent picture editing software.

To take part in the course, you must be able to prepare and style simple dishes yourself. This course is focused on food photography, and does not include food styling tuition. If you have any questions about this please telephone the School on 0208 749 6400 before booking.

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Allergies and dietary restrictions

Please call the school to discuss any relevant allergies with a member of staff. You can read our full policy on allergies and dietary restrictions here.


What you'll learn Food Photography Two Day Workshop

  • Camera angle, set up and composition
  • Lighting
  • Quick tips on food styling and prop styling
  • Camera focussing choices
  • Uploading and post production

Practical info Food Photography Two Day Workshop

What you need to bring:

  • A digital camera (or phone at a pinch!)
  • A pad and pen


A light lunch (either a Leiths Ploughman’s or Mediterranean Mezze) will be provided each day.

Allergies and dietary restrictions:

We are happy to make adjustments where possible. Some classes are however unsuitable for people with particular intolerances – where the menu would need to be completely different. We need 10 days' notice to be able to properly check the class and adjust the order accordingly. Please read our full policy on allergies and dietary restrictions here.

* All prices correct at time of publishing. Please note that prices are likely to change at the end of each financial year (April).



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