Food Photography | Virtual

DURATION: 3 Hours Of Instruction
FORMAT: 1-Day Weekend or Week Class
TIME: Classes Are Held In Eastern Standard Time (EST)
PREREQUISITES: Photo 101 or equivalent

Create Mouth Watering Images

This 3 hr workshop will teach you how to create mouth watering images! The bulk of this workshop concentrates on perfecting your natural light setup, while also considering propping, composition and styling. Ask your experienced instructor for further tips and tricks in this interactive, live class from the comfort of your home!

“It was my first time doing an online course. I absolutely loved Lauren and her way of teaching and explaining everything – she was clear and she made sure we understood. I would recommend this to anyone who is interested in learning photography form the comfort of their home.”

– GTA Photography Student

LIVE Virtual Classes

Interactive online workshops allowing you to ask questions and get personal with our award winning photography instructors in small class sizes!

5 Star Reviews

Not only do we consistently get 5 star reviews, we’re also listed as one of Toronto’s Top 10 Photography Schools by BlogTO.

Quality Instructors

Our instructors are professional photographers AND excellent teachers! They know how to simplify technical concepts and teach through exploration, and creativity.

Same Great Content

Due to Covid-19 we have moved our photography classes virtual. Enjoy all the same great classes from the comfort of your own home!


Course Summary
  • Lighting concepts (indoor window light, outdoor set up, indoors with flash or low light)
  • Composition specific to setting up food (grouping items, selecting a “hero”, flattering camera angles etc.)
  • Propping to enhance the subject of your shot instead of taking away from it
  • Basic styling tips and household items you should keep in your styling kit
Lighting Concepts

Lighting is a big topic covered in live virtual class. The instructor will go through lighting basics and then various types of scenarios like artificial lighting, natural day light and shooting outdoors.

Composition & Propping

There are certain types of composition that are commonly used for food photography. Learn the Importance of composition and consider the elements around the food that effects the image.

The live online video lecture take place on an interactive video meeting platform – Zoom. Upon registration you’ll receive a password and meeting ID to join your lecture. There, you’ll meet your instructor and classmates, and begin learning our 5-star rated class. Each lesson is interactive and questions are encouraged.

How early do I need to register?

Registration is open right up until the day the session begins. Please note however, that some of our classes sell out well in advance. In order to guarantee enrolment, we recommend registering as soon as you know your schedule.

What are your class and cancellation policies?

Policies:

  • Prepayment is required to confirm your registration and spot in the class / camp / workshop.
  • All sessions begin promptly at the stated time. Any missed material is forgone by the student.
  • Register early: If you wait until the last minute, the class might be filled or cancelled due to insufficient enrolment.

Cancellation by Student:

  • CLASS/WORKSHOP: Cancellations are non-refundable whether the student cancels or fails to show up for class; however, if we are notified within 7 days prior to the scheduled session, we will reschedule you to another session but a $50 administration fee will apply*.
  • PRIVATE LESSONS: Cancellations are non-refundable whether the student cancels or fails to show up for the lesson; however, if we are notified 48 hours prior to the scheduled session, we will reschedule your session, but a  $50 administration fee will apply.

Class Cancellation:

  • GTA Photography Classes reserves the right to cancel or postpone any class if there is inadequate enrolment. In the event that a class must be cancelled, you will be notified by email in advance (please be sure to register using the email address where you can best be reached). You may then either reschedule for another session or receive reimbursement of class fees.
Do you offer certificates?

We offer a certificate of completion to students upon request. Please contact us through email or by phone to speak with an instructor to receive your certificate if you require one. Certificates will be delivered through email. There will be a $25 admin fee if you would like a physical certificate mailed to you.

What equipment should I bring to class?

• DSLR Camera or point & shoot camera that can shoot in manual mode
• Tripod
• Memory Card
• Fully Charged Battery Pack
• Class notes (you’ll be able to download these in your confirmation email)

What type of payment do you accept?

All of our registration is done ONLINE using MC and VISA. (Note: We do not accept Debit or Cash at this time) Cheques can also be mailed to our studio.

Do I need prior training or experience?

For the introductory courses (Photo 101), no prior training is required. More advanced courses such as Photo 201 and our workshops, do require prior experience as they build on basic techniques taught in Photo 101. If you have some prior knowledge or experience and not sure if you need some of the prerequisites, give us a call and talk to an instructor today!

What is the difference between and online class and in person?

All of our virtual programs include the exact same lecture material, the only difference is there are no field trips included. Our online classes are live which you will still have the opportunity to ask questions to your instructors and get to know your classmates.

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In Class Price Regularly $129  | Virtual Class Now $99

Schedule & Registration!

Classes Are Held In Eastern Standard Time (EST) and are available in Canada & The US.

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