Early booking:

You can save 120 euros on the course fee if you make the full payment by March 31th 2020. This means that the course price reserved for early enrollments would be 680 euros instead of 800 euros, tax included.


1 week, 5 days (Monday-Friday)

Hours of Instruction:

30 hours in total - each day of instruction consists of morning and afternoon sessions

Language of Instruction:


Certificate issued:

Certificate of attendance

Program summary:

• Introduction, the food in the history of art and photography

• Know the food: types, times and ways of cooking, the final yield of materials

• Revision of the basic techniques of shooting

• Project management: from the theme, through the idea, to the realization:

- idea

- research

- lay-out and planning

- shooting

- postproduction and editing

- delivering the photo

• Elements of still life: tips for food photography

• Creation of an own publishing project or adv

• Shooting editorial following a layout

• Shooting adv following a layout

• Editing and post-production of your project


• Photographic skills and ability to use the camera manually (e.g., knowledge of aperture, time, composition, etc.)

• Knowledge of the principles and function of photographic composition and file management (raw and jpg)

• Basic skills for Adobe Photoshop

Equipment requirements:

• Digital SLR Camera with Memory Card and Battery compatible with your digital camera

• Battery charger (and adapter to a European power source if coming from outside of Italy)

• Optional: USB Key or external hard drive to facilitate the file transfer

Additional useful equipment:

• Recommended lens: a telephoto lens with a big aperture

• Laptop or personal computer with Photo management and editing programs

• Tripod (professional)

• Cable or electronic remote shutter release

Program taught in:
  • English

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Last updated July 24, 2019
This course is Campus based
Start Date
July 13, 2020
30 hours
800 EUR
VAT included
June 22, 2020
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End Date
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