A Weekend Of Food Styling Southern CA

Join Denise Vivaldo and Cindie Flannigan, authors of The Food Stylist’s Handbook, and Heather Winters of Heather Winters Photography, for this information-packed workshop on the art of food styling for photography. Bring your fancy professional camera or the camera on your phone & be prepared to have fun while learning professional tricks & techniques!


Photos: Heather Winters


So sorry this class has been postponed until Spring 2020!

October 5 & 6, 2019

AGENDA

Saturday

9:00 Arrival and check-in. Breakfast snacks provided.

9:15 Introduction & Discussion: How this class came about. Food styling for restaurants and packaging.
Special concerns for restaurants, grocery stores and other food providers. Working with restaurant
chefs. Techniques for working on location. How to work with premade food for packaging shoots.
How to best represent food and make it look its best. Working in photo studios.

10:00 Slideshow: The elements of good food photography for restaurants and food production
companies. Examples of good and bad packaging photography. Conveying lifestyle through
photos.

10:30 Demo: Upscale vs casual restaurant food. Creating the best look from pre-made products.

12:30 Lunch: Provided. Please inform us of any dietary restrictions.

1:15 Demo: Fancy vs kid-friendly, morning vs evening, aspirational vs comfort.

3:30 Discussion: Good blog, cookbook and editorial food photography.

4:00 Q&A.

Sunday

9:00 Arrival and check-in. Breakfast snacks provided.

9:15 Discussion: Food styling for editorial, blogs and cookbooks. Special concerns for conveying ideas
and lifestyle through food photography. Working on your blog vs working for other people. How
to approach a cookbook project vs a magazine shoot.

9:30 Slideshow: Heather Winters speaks on creating great food photos.

10:30 Hands-On: Participants practice styling techniques with assistance from Denise, Cindie and Paty,
Heather coaches participants through the photography process.

12:30 Lunch: Provided. Please inform us of any dietary restrictions.

1:15 Hands-On (continues): Participants practice styling techniques with assistance from Denise, Cindie
and Paty. Heather coaches participants through the photography process.

4:00 Q&A.


Canoga Park, California, October 5 & 6, 2019

Foodeez, 7900 Alabama Ave., Suite A, Canoga Park, CA 91304

As consultants, food stylists, and culinary producers, Denise and Cindie have helped with numerous television productions, infomercials, food manufacturers, grocery stores chains, restaurants, publishers, authors and celebrities with their projects and products. They are the authors of nine books, including the award-winning The Food Stylist’s Handbook, 2nd edition. See their work at www.Denise VivaldoGroup.com. Heather Winters shoots advertising and editorial photos, specializing in food and special effects. See her work at www.wintersphoto.com


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