Tuesday, November 22, 2011
Thursday, November 10, 2011
Join food photographers, Clare Barboza and Helene Dujardin for a 3-day/4-night photography retreat in beautiful Charleston, South Carolina.
Imagine spending 4 nights in a gorgeous house located across the street from the beach in The Isle of Palms, enjoying great food and wine, learning all about food photography and styling from Clare and Helene, and taking lots and lots of photos. Over the course of the workshop, you will learn about exposure, utilizing natural light, composition, choosing props, styling, and how to tell a story through photographs.
When: Thursday, May 3 through Monday, May 7, 2012
Fee: $1250 (includes accommodations for 4 nights, all meals including dinner and drinks at an award-winning restaurant in Charleston, transportation to/from airport and on all field trips, and 3 days workshop instruction from Clare and Helene. Please note that bedrooms are SHARED.)
To Register: click HERE
Workshop Schedule (subject to change):
Thursday, May 3rd:
Meet and greet at 5pm with cocktails and nibbles.
Attendees will be treated to a homemade dinner prepared by Clare and Helene (contribution of their better halves at the grill not excluded!). Please list any food allergies or restrictions at time of registration.
Enjoy the evening walking on the beach, checking out the music scene a block down from the house or getting a good night of sleep in preparation for the coming days.
Friday, May 4th:
Enjoy breakfast on the back deck before gathering with Clare and Helene for your first session of the day!
Session #1, The Nitty Gritty of Food Photography (basic camera function, exposure, light, depth of field)
Lunch prepared by your hosts
Session #2, The Nitty Gritty of Composition and Food Styling (learn simple yet essential art guidelines, camera angles, etc.)
Session #3, How to tell a story with images ( in preparation for field trip the next day)
Dinner at the beach house, served family style
Saturday, May 5th:
A field trip to the Charleston farmers market, (bright and early!)
Photo shoot- photographing seasonal bounty and market finds, as well as cooking, styling, composing, shooting breakfast/ brunch
Session #4, Shooting on location
Dinner at Lana Restaurant in downtown Charleston
Sunday, May 6th:
Photo shoot- picnic on the beach (food preparation and styling, working outdoors, telling a story)
Downloading and choosing images
Critique and Review
Farewell dinner bash prepared family style
Monday, May 7th:
Clean up and departure