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Professional Food Photography

with Penny De Los Santos

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  •   01 Defining Food Photography


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About The Class

learn how the pros shoot food.

Get ready for an exciting entrée into what is takes to produce and shoot food photography at the professional level.

In Professional Food Photography with Penny De Los Santos you’ll learn about the creative process and logistical wrangling of creating food-driven ad campaigns for top clients in the US. Penny will share insights from her experiences shooting for commercial clients and she’ll share tips for charting your own course to success.

This amazing course is part of the series of professional food photography tips

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Lesson Plan

  1. 01

    Defining Food Photography

    Find out what makes food photography unique and compelling.

  2. 02

    The Power of Food Photography

  3. 03

    Shoot: Apples and Pears

  4. 04

    Shoot: Roasted Squash

  5. 05

    Shoot: Tomatoes and Bread


Meet Your Expert

Penny De Los Santos

Penny is an award-winning internationally published photographer that has travel extensively throughout the US and to over 35 countries on assignment.  Her work is intimate and moving. Her images are inspired by global cultural foodways and the artisanal food movement with focuses on everything from iconic dishes to ethnic street food. From the ingredients to plated meals, she uses a strong contrast between light and dark to give images an authentic, painterly feel. ... read more

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75% of students recommend this class.
See what some of them have to say.

  • Sara Zancotti

    Sara Zancotti

    September 2015

    Thank you Penny and Aran for inspiring me to start shooting food. It was wonderful to see them working together and creating beautiful images with delicious food.

  • Odette


    December 2015

    This class was wonderful. Penny and Aran (food stylist) demonstrate how the relationship of two creative people can generate great results in food photography. This class is very inspiring. Thanks you for sharing this experience with us!


    April 2018

    I watched all the demo class of hers, I think she needs to organise what she needs to say in the class better, then I will pay her classes. I think she needs to think about what viewer want to learn, rather than what she wants to share. As a viewer and learner, I would like to hear more about knowledge and wish she could use time better when she talks.

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