2 Day Food Photography Course

An effective article, website or blog needs a great image – something that’s original, relevant and will catch someone’s eye as they read or scan down the page.


DateSaturday 17th February to Sunday 18th February 2018
Duration2 Days
Time9:30 AM - 4:30 PM

8 available

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* Subject to our annual fee review in April of each year, in accordance with our Terms and Conditions of Enrolment

Course Summary

This course is aimed at anyone who is keen to improve their photographic skills, from enthusiastic food bloggers to those who simply want to learn how to capture beautiful food images.

Lecturer, Jon Mackenzie will take students through basic technical theory, camera control, composition, styling of food and props, lighting and post production. All abilities are welcome, so there is no need for you to have completed any previous photographic training.
All you are required to bring on the day is a camera and an interest in amateur photography!

Jon Mackenzie is an accomplished commercial photographer, producer and lecturer with close to 10 years’ experience in the photographic industry shooting lifestyle, product and interiors throughout the UK and overseas. His main passion however, lies in food and gastronomy and photographing it!
Jon has worked for some of the world’s leading production companies and brands, shooting editorial stories for Creativity and Bake magazine, packaging ranges and instore posters for Docrafts and Mitch Turner’s Little Venice Cake Company.

After a morning of theory you and your fellow students will sit down to enjoy a 2 course meal prepared by the Academy’s talented teachers, including a well-deserved glass of wine.

After lunch it’s back to the Academy for some hands on training.

What’s included?
  • Professional lecture and props
  • Course notes
  • 2 course lunch with coffee and wine


The school is so welcoming

“Tante Marie has been a huge part of my career change and I couldn’t imagine how another school could have done a better job at setting my foundation for the future. The school is so welcoming, the curriculum really sets you up for a great future and the staff are all simply incredible!”

Richard, April 2012