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Creative Food Photography

with Liza Gershman

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About The Class

From Shoot to Edit: Create Eye-Catching Food Images

Great food photography is all about showcasing the dish’s best traits—from its colors to its textures to its subtle details—so you can inspire the viewer to want to take a bite. But shooting food for social media and blogging takes different skills than shooting for commercial and editorial purposes. Join food and travel photographer Liza Gershman as she walks you through the steps to create and edit food images that will get you noticed on social media. She’ll cover trends, styling, storytelling, lighting, composition and editing so you can strengthen your compositional eye and perfect your scrumptious images.


Adobe Lightroom Classic CC

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Lesson Plan

  1. 01

    Class Introduction

  2. 02

    Composition, Props & Angle

  3. 03

    Shoot: Cake with Flowers - Creating a Story

  4. 04

    Shoot: Waffle with Syrup - Capturing Movement

  5. 05

    Shoot: Granola - Simple to Complex

  6. 06

    Image Review - Crafting Your Story

  7. 07

    Culling Images

  8. 08

    Editing Images in Lightroom


Meet Your Expert

Liza Gershman

Liza Gershman, an award-winning photographer and accomplished writer, has nearly two decades of industry experience working in all facets of commercial and editorial photography. Liza's extensive background includes creative and art direction, wardrobe, prop and set styling. ... read more

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37% of students recommend this class.
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  • JennMercille


    May 2018

    Liza Gershman is not only an amazing artist, she is an excellent educator. In this course, she goes beyond teaching the basics of interesting composition. She factors in the connection between food and culture, and the role that it plays in storytelling as a visual artist. She demonstrates how to draw upon the story of a dish, to showcase it with an authenticity that will set you apart and elevate your art. This was a wonderful class, and absolutely worth owning! Thank You Liza!

  • Marianne


    May 2018

    I'm kind of disappointed. For me it was a bit to "easy". And she was more like trying things out - Look at the picture - this does not work/this works. I can do that too. I was hoping for more explantion on how to put things togheter, looking at more variations. Yes she was showing pictures. But not really explaning a lot around them or showing how they where put together.

  • Florence Grunfelder

    Florence Grunfelder

    January 2019

    Liza gave a good overview of the steps involved in shooting food - from choosing the props, selecting the pictures to editing in Lightroom. This is a good course for someone getting started in food photography.

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