Food Photography 101 (Burger Edition) with photographer, Joe Vaughn

Feb 23rd

frame (academy)
Food Photography 101 (The Burger Edition)
Photographer, Joe Vaughn
The Chefs of Lovers Only, Detroit


Join our creative director and resident food photographer Joe Vaughn, by day, shoots for clients from the likes of Coca-Cola, Food Network and Martha Stewart Living, for an introductory food 101 photography class.

The chefs at Lover Only will be making tasty burgers (impossible burgers for the vegetarians!) for all of us to photograph (and at some point eat). We’re calling this one: The Burger Edition.

This is a beginners’ hands-on photography workshop, which will start with an introduction to good technique and composition knowledge. Bring your digital camera, the lenses that you have or smartphone and a tripod if you have one. Joe will then guide students through a series of practice food shoots, moving backgrounds, food styling tricks, building the perfect burger to shoot, and the importance of the right textures and props.

And if all this talk of burgers has sparked your appetite, no worries.  After photographing your burger, we’ll sit down and eat with fellow students allowing for plenty of time for photography talk and an informal Q & A with Joe.

For you burger to shoot and eat please choose:
100 % Pasture -Raised Michigan Beef
The Vegetarian Impossible Burger

February 23, 2019
$75 per person + tax and service fee
This 2 hour workshop is limited to 20 guests

A beginners’ 2 hour hands-on food photography workshop with photographer Joe Vaughn with a burger to shoot (and eat!) prepared by Detroit’s, Lovers Only.

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