I am so excited to announce that I will be hosting a food styling and photography workshop in Nyköping (Sweden) between June 5 and 10, 2013.
During this workshop, we will learn about my philosophy on food styling, basics of food phtography, natural lighting techniques and we will explore the area’s food resources including a foraging excursion with a chef. We will visit a local farmer’s market where we will procure ingredients for our lesson, we will forage local foods to style and cook, take a boat for a photo shoot to an island and more.
Are you excited?
Registration opens on November 12, 2013 at 9:00am EST. Please visit the Ritchie Ace Camps site to register on that day.
The workshop includes:
- 4 day food styling and photography
- 5 nights at an exclusive home on the Baltic coastline (based on double occupancy)
- 5 breakfasts
- 3 lunches
- 3 dinners including final night dinner party.
- Snacks + beverages during the workshop
- Transportation to and from location shoots
- Boat trip for island shoot
You will be sent a list of supplies to bring upon registration.
Workshop is limited to 10 people.
Fee: $2250.00 – airfare is not included
Deposit: $1250.00 – due when place in workshop is confirmed.
Final Payment of $1000.00 due March 15, 2013
There will be no refunds for this workshop – please know you can make it before your registration.
Here is our prospective itinerary although it is subject to moderate modifications.
Wednesday, June 5, 2013: Travel Day
Dinner – Welcome Meet + Greet dinner at the house.
Thursday, June 6, 2013: Demonstration and discussion
Breakfast + lunch included.
Morning workshop and cooking session at home. Aran will discuss her philosophy on food styling and photography. The basics of food styling, composition, and photography. Understanding aperture, exposure, and shutter speed. Shooting RAW. Practice styling and shooting simple ingredients, selecting the best lenses to get the job done, understanding and manipulating light, choosing best angles, and selecting props.
Afternoon group cooking and photo shoot.
Dinner at cafe in Nykoping.
Friday, June 7, 2013: Cooking and styling with lake picnic + lifestyle shoot around the lake house
Breakfast, lunch and dinner included.
Morning session: Cooking and preparing for spring picnic shoot + lunch. How to tell a story of people, time, and place through images.
Afternoon session: Styling and photographing a summer country picnic. Storytelling through food and props.
Evening: Dinner at house.
Saturday, June 8, 2013: Foraging, hiking + cooking
Breakfast + lunch included.
Morning session: The group will go hiking and foraging with an expert for a few hours and return to the house to cook and style your found wild foods. You will learn what to look for in the forest and how to capture the harvest through photographs.
Evening: Dinner at a restaurant in town.
Sunday, June 9, 2013: Market Day
Breakfast, lunch and final night dinner included.
Morning session: Head to the market where we will photograph the local fresh produce, artisans + activities and gather food for the afternoon shoot + discussion.
Afternoon session: Back to the house to learn how to style and photograph the fresh produce we purchased. Further knowledge to be discussed about selecting props, composing, reviewing angles, and shooting time.
Evening: Final night dinner and farewell party at the house
Monday, June 10, 2013: Check out of house and travel day
I hope this gives you a good sense of what we will be working on during this workshop.
I am so excited for this one. I hope you are too.