13th of October 2018 : A Food Styling & Photography with Ros Atkinson @her_dark_materials

Atelier de Stylisme & Photographie Culinaire à Paris = A la table d’un peintre
Paris Food Photography & Styling Workshop = An ‘old master’s table’
INSTRUCTORS: Elise Dumas and Ros Atkinson (@her_dark_materials)
Address: TBA Rue Cler – Exact Address TBA
7th Arrondissement, Paris, France
Closest Métro Station:
La Tour-Maubourg Métro Line 8
Start on Rue de Grenelle 5 meters
Take a right on Rue Cler
Time: 9:00 AM – 6 PM
9:00 AM to 10:00 AM : Introductions, round table, coffee and refreshments
10:00 AM to 11:00 AM: Photography: Basic camera settings
  • Why shoot in manual and raw
  • The importance of shutter speed, aperture, and ISO.
  • Using natural light to create your desired effect
  • Lens: which lens achieves certain moods/looks
  • food styling and plating
11:00 AM to 11:45 AM: Styling and how to tell a visual story 
– Demos with various props, botanicals and ingredients etc.
-The method and theory behind what makes an aesthetically pleasing image
-Angles, use of negative space, depth of subject, props…etc
11:45 AM to 12:30 PM: Breakout: participants will breakout and take photos of the demos
 Ros and Elise to assist and answer questions of participants
12:00 AM Noon to 2:00 PM: Lunch
*Please advise us if you have any allergies or dietary restrictions so that we may accomodate  
2:00 PM to 2:45 PM Second Styling & Visual session
2:45 PM to 4PM: Breakout:
– Participants to set up and style their own visual story/scene
– Ros and Elise to assist and answer questions of participants
4PM to 5 PM: Adobe Lightroom:
-Learn what and how to use the modules
-Some hacks and tips to elevating your photo
5 PM to 5:45 PM Social media:
-Navigating Instagram: gaining followers, hashtags…
-Using Pinterest and Facebook to draw attention to your webpage.
5:45 PM to 6 PM Time to say goodbye…



What Should I bring?
-Your DSLR camera and lens or smartphone
-Tripod (optional)
-Camera Battery (fully charged)
-SD card (recommend minimum 8-16 GB)
-Laptop (fully charged with Lightroom already installed and for Smartphone users, the app installed onto phone)
-We will be provided hand out sheets with summaries of our instruction, please feel free to bring a notebook and pen to make your own notes
*Please advise us if you have any allergies or dietary restrictions so that we may accomodate.


Terms and Conditions:
350 Euros + fees incurred when transferring (usually under 10 Euros) Workshop must be paid in full to reserve your spot.
Bookings are non-refundable unless you are able to find someone to take your place.
Not included: Travel and accommodations
In the rare event this course does not fully book, we reserve the right to cancel this workshop. We will however, provide a full refund for the workshop cost only. Any and all other costs incurred will not be compensated.
By paying for this workshop, you agree to these terms and conditions.
Thank you.