Participants will learn about the basics of food styling for photography and tips and tricks to preparing food for the ideal shot. A range of food themes will be investigated with styling and props to suit various themes. Displays will be created using bays, props and tables. You will learn basic presentation skills and be guided through the process of taking great shots. The focus of this course is on the role of the stylist and not the photography. However, you are encouraged to take your own digital images throughout the course of your set-ups exploring viewpoints and angles.
This course is suited to anyone who would like to:
The course will be held at three locations at City Campus:
2. Creative Studio
3. Photographic Studio
4. Mood boards will be explored.
Students will walk away with one final hero food image from the course, professionally photographed by the in-house RMIT Photographer.
Participants gain insight into food styling profession and gain understanding of food styling tips and tricks, and how to apply them.
Knowledge of food is beneficial, however, not essential.
All relevant course materials are included.
Throughout the course students will need access to food/design magazines, cookbooks and Digital Camera. A list of suggested materials will be given at commencement of class.
Participants will be awarded an RMIT Statement of Participation.
Teacher - Olivia Sparks
Olivia is a stylist in interiors, fashion, food and lifestyles, with many years of industry experience. Her tertiary studies were in business initially, and then creative study pursuits followed at RMIT University. Being a past student as well as working as a student mentor over many years, particularly to Interior Design and Decoration students and Visual Merchandising students, have assisted Olivia’s understanding of the education sector and the student community.Printable course flyer