Cameraland – InstaEats “Biting into the Basics of Food Photography”

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On the morning of Saturday 23 April, our rooftop was buzzing with the excited tones of photographers all levels, keen to learn a little something about food photography. Guests were handed delicious complimentary picnic baskets and some of the best wine the region has to offer courtesy of the wonderful folks at Hartenberg Wine Estate. We touched on topics such as styling, composition, working with existing lighting and how best to share your food photography via social media. Firm believers in a practical hands-on approach, everyone had an opportunity to snap and get some feedback before we spent the remainder of the morning enjoying the mouth-watering Hartenberg spread. This ‘taster’ session was a mere hint of what the Cameraland and InstaEats team has planned for the month of May!


Cameraland - InstaEats "Biting into the Basics of Food Photography"


Cameraland - InstaEats "Biting into the Basics of Food Photography"


Cameraland - InstaEats "Biting into the Basics of Food Photography"


Cameraland-InstaEats Food Photography Sessions May 2016

We will be launching the more in-depth food photography course with a bang next month – 4 Saturday mornings, 4 courses, 2 of Cape Town’s most trendy eateries and only 15 spots available!

What each session includes:
• Coffee on arrival
• The meal/beverages that will be photographed
• Workshop content and printouts
• A print of your best shot of the morning
• Weekly spot prizes

If you book for the full course, “The Feast”, then you will also receive:
• A certificate of completion
• “Doggy bag” from our sponsors


So, what’s on the menu?

Week 1: 7 May 2016
Mobile Photography
create the scene | catch the mood | food photo basics | composition | eat the food


Week 2: 14 May 2016
The Camera Upgrade
visiting a food spot | get close | depth of field | hands on with leading camera brands and demo models


Week 3: 21 May
Style and Light
visiting a food spot | challenges | how to make the most of lighting | style that plate | shoot from the right side

Last Rounds

Week 4: 28 May 2016
Shooting Drinks and Summary
get it to look ice cold | the art of the latte | flying bottles | what we have learned


Tapas (per single session) - R300
The Feast (all 4 sessions) - R1000


Bookings in advance essential | Email to reserve your spot
Please note that bookings for ‘The Feast’ will take preference.

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