Learning Food and Drink Photography

Learning Food and Drink Photography

Award-winning food and advertising photographer Bill Robbins has been sharing the art and science behind shooting food and drink photographs for years. Join him as he shows how to enhance a food's color, shape, and texture and how to convey a sense of mood, environment, and story. The course also addresses essential gear, effective prop placement, and lighting techniques, and includes tips for styling various dishes, staging and photographing drinks, shooting on location at a restaurant, and editing the final photos.

Topics include:

Understanding what makes a food photo appetizing Comparing emotional and graphic compositional styles Choosing the right camera Evaluating lens options Choosing light reflectors Finding creative backgrounds Creating specular and diffuse lighting setups Creating different looks for each dish Creating a chill effect for drinks Shooting on location at a restaurant Editing photos


  • 英文名称:Learning Food and Drink Photography
  • 时长:1小时58分
  • 字幕:英语


  1. Welcome
  2. What makes an appetizing food photo?
  3. Composing graphic styled photos
  4. Composing for the emotional style
  5. Comparing graphic and emotional styles
  6. Choosing the right camera
  7. Evaluating lens options
  8. Setting up a studio kit
  9. Choosing light reflectors
  10. Best practices for lighting direction
  11. Creating a specular lighting setup
  12. Creating a diffuse lighting setup
  13. Composing a point of view: Profile or overhead
  14. Finding creative backgrounds
  15. Styling napkins, tablecloths, and utensils
  16. Adding props to a set
  17. Staging cereal on a spoon
  18. Preparing ingredients for a salad
  19. Creating different looks with a salad
  20. Staging a grilled steak
  21. Making fake ice cream
  22. Creating a chill effect
  23. Creating ice shards and water
  24. Creating hot drinks
  25. Finding the right location and lighting
  26. Creating a natural look with artificial lighting
  27. Playing with your food
  28. Exploring ideas for editing photos
  29. Goodbye