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Food Photography & Styling Workshop with Todd Porter & Diane Cu (Two Days)

Todd Porter & Diane Cu

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Two Day Food Photography/Styling Workshop 1 hour before event starts $1,000.00 $0.00

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Update: March 2015 workshop is sold out. Sign up for latest updates for new dates here. To sign up on the waitlist, select the date above and add your name to the list. Thank you. 

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Food Photography and Styling Workshop with Todd Porter & Diane Cu

Join professional food & lifestyle photographers/stylist Todd Porter and Diane Cu at their photography studio for an intensive 2 day workshop.  We'll be creative together, share food stories, make food photographs, eat together and have fun. 

This workshop is structured for culinary professionals, food lovers, food bloggers, cookbook authors and aspiring food photographers/sylists. 

Understand the technical & creative process of food photography, food styling and the business of food photography. This workshop will empower you to share your food story in the best visual way that you can.

Food Photography and Styling Workshop with Todd Porter & Diane Cu

Topics: 

Your Food Story, Your Voice: learn how to discover & share your food story and define your own unique voice with your photographs

Natural Light Food Photography: learn basic principles of natural light, gear, composition and workflow

Natural Food Styling : learn basics on how to prep, prop and style food for the camera using real food and natural techniques so that you can still eat the food and feed your family. Play in our prop room! Ask all your questions regarding how to plate, style and prop your most challenging foods. 

Make your own prop boards/surfaces: learn how to make your own prop boards & surfaces. We’ll have material for you to make, paint and create your own surfaces to keep and take home. (those traveling from out of state must ship your own prop surfaces back home)

Photo Editing & Workflow in Lightroom 5: Learn basic editing, how to manage your files in Lightroom and create a workflow that best fits your style. We’ll help critique one another’s images & understand the value of the imperfect photograph. 

Business of Food Photography: Discussions on the business of food photography and how to sell your images. 

  • Date: Select from available dates above in Ticket Information
  • Location: Todd & Diane's Evolution Multimedia Photography Studio in Costa Mesa, CA (address given upon ticket confirmation)
  • Time: Breakfast starts at 8am, workshop throughout the day and ends at 6pm. All meals, snacks, beverages included. 
  • Workshop includes: Two days of hands-on learning, all materials for prop making, food styling ingredients, breakfast, lunch, dinner/evening appetizers and plenty of snacks for both days.
  • Classes are small, space is limited

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All Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner (Sat. evening), Drinks/Appetizers (Sun. evening) will be served for both days. If you have special dietary needs or severe food allergies, it's best that you bring your own meals. Just in case. :) 

Cancellation Policy: No refunds. Full payment is due upon registration. *itinerary and schedule subject to change

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Todd Porter and Diane Cu-Porter are professional photographers and filmmakers specializing in food, travel, lifestyle and they produce content for editorial, advertising and cookbooks. Their work has been seen in national advertising campaigns, magazines and newspapers for clients including Food and Wine Magazine, Sunset Magazine, People Magazine, Williams Sonoma, Whole Foods Market, Los Angeles Times, Nestle, KitchenAid, Thermador and Dole Bananas.

Todd and Diane are also authors of their own cookbook Bountiful: Recipes inspired from our Garden, which was selected as one of the top cookbooks of 2013 by editors at Amazon and The Guardian.

Fueled by their love of storytelling, local people and culture, they capture and document powerful food stories from around the world. Diane and Todd share their personal food stories, recipes and snippets of life around them on their food and photography blog, WhiteOnRiceCouple.com. They also love their dogs, great cocktails, home cooked meals made with love and are geeky gardeners with about 40 fruit trees to their backyard collection.

Visit our Official Photography Workshop Website : Todd & Diane's Workshops

View our Portfolio www.TDPhotographers.com and Blog WhiteOnRiceCouple.com

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Photography subjects you can choose to tackle: 

Sweets: 

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Savory: 

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Drinks: 

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Food Lifestyle: 

Food Photography and Styling Workshop with Todd Porter & Diane Cu

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The Location: Todd & Diane's 2,700 sq. ft Professional Photography Studio

The Space: 2,700 sq. ft natural light studio with extensive prop room and two kitchens:

Studio Kitchen #1: full working kitchen stocked with professional-grade appliances 

Food Photography and Styling Workshop with Todd Porter & Diane Cu

Studio Kitchen #2: Farmhouse themed kitchen (Fully equipped kitchen in June 2015)

Food Photography and Styling Workshop with Todd Porter & Diane Cu

Studio gallery side with client meeting space on our community table

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Two shooting bays filled with natural light 

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Expansive prop room to pull props for the shoot 

Prop Room for Food Photography and Styling Workshop with Todd Porter & Diane Cu

Studio has a room dedicated to wood, metal and stone props 

Prop Room for Food Photography and Styling Workshop with Todd Porter & Diane Cu

Prop Room for Food Photography and Styling Workshop with Todd Porter & Diane Cu

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Prop Room for Food Photography and Styling Workshop with Todd Porter & Diane Cu

Prop Room for Food Photography and Styling Workshop with Todd Porter & Diane Cu

Prop Room for Food Photography and Styling Workshop with Todd Porter & Diane Cu
Our studio is infused with Natural light to practice photography 
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Practice hands-on food styling 
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Paint and make your own surfaces to photograph food subjects 
Food Photography and Styling Workshop with Todd Porter & Diane Cu
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When

Saturday, March 28, 2015 at 8:00 AM - Sunday, March 29, 2015 at 8:00 AM (PDT)


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Organizer

Todd Porter & Diane Cu

Professional food & lifestyle photographers TDPhotographers.com 

Photography & Food Blog : WhiteOnRiceCouple.com

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