• In this course, you will learn:

    The fundamentals of how to become a master of food photography. And I will teach you how to set yourself up for success so you can take quality food photos consistently.

  • Imagine if you could:

    Be much more confident behind the camera, know how to take great food photos in any environment, whether that is your home or a professional environment and grab people's attention with your incredible images.

Instagram: @rekacsulak

Reka Csulak

Food photographer & Stylist

"I have really enjoyed the Food Photography Mastery course, although I have reasonable knowledge about food photography, Nicolas directed my eyes to discover new perspectives so now I consider new areas of work."

Course curriculum

  • 1

    Set Yourself up for Success!

    • How to Approach this Course

    • Get Inspired!

    • What we'll be going over

    • Don't be Discouraged

    • Quiz 1

  • 2

    Cameras and Lenses

    • Camera vs Phone

    • What are the 5 Essentials?

    • Essential 1: The ISO

    • Essential 2: The Aperture

    • Essential 3: Shutter Speed

    • Essential 4: The White Balance

    • Essential 5: The Focus

    • Which Camera should you Buy?

    • Best Lenses for Food Photography

    • Getting Started with your Camera

    • JPEG and RAW

  • 3

    Photo Planning

    • The Importance of Photo Planning

    • How to Plan a Food Photo

  • 4

    Setting up your Shot and Composition

    • Finding the Sweet Spot

    • Freehand vs Mounting

    • Knowing your Main Subject

    • Patterns and Lines 1

    • Patterns and Lines 2

    • Negative Space

    • Middling

    • Cropping

  • 5

    Camera Angles

    • How to Mount Overhead Shots

    • The Overhead Shot

    • 45 Degree Angle

    • Eye Level Shot

    • Camera Angles Conclusion

  • 6

    Lighting

    • An Introduction to Lighting

    • Natural Light and Artificial Light

    • How to shoot with natural light effectively

    • Continuous Lighting & Flash Lighting

    • Lighting Angles

    • Creating Soft Light

    • Getting Started with Continuous Light

    • Getting Started with Flash Lighting

  • 7

    Backdrops and Surfaces

    • Backdrop 1

    • Backdrop 2

    • Wooden Backdrops

    • What Makes a Good Backdrop?

    • Different Ideas for Backdrops

  • 8

    Props

    • Plates, Bowls and Cutlery

    • What Makes a Good Prop?

    • List of Props

  • 9

    Styling

    • Knowing the Elements of your Main Subject

    • Knowing your Garnish

  • 10

    Action Shots

    • What to keep in mind before taking Action Shots

    • Low Speed Action Shots

    • High Speed Action Shots

  • 11

    Photoshoot Demonstrations

    • Photoshoot Demonstration Part 1

    • Photoshoot Demonstration Part 2

  • 12

    Photo Critiquing

    • How Importance of Photo Critiquing

    • How to Critique your own Photos

    • How to get your Photos Critiqued by me

    • Critiquing Demonstration

  • 13

    Bonus: Dark Food Photography

    • Understanding Dark Food Photography

    • Setting up a Dark Food Photo