Nikon School Courses

Best Lenses for Food Photography

Food photography and Instagram blogging has become a way of life for many of us. Join Nikon in an interactive course to learn how to discover the best lenses to capture the perfect shot of a dish worthy of the hashtag #foodography.

Experience the opportunity to learn food photography from a master in the industry.

Rachel Korinek is a Melbourne based food photographer and blogger. She enjoys capturing visual stories and has a love of bright, clean and uplifting imagery that emphasises the beauty of real food.

Join Rachel at Establishment Studios for a half-day course focused on food photography and how to select best lens for your shot. Learn what settings and aperture to use in food photography, while road testing a range of Nikkor lenses including macros and tilt-shift lenses.

This course is ideal for individuals who have a reasonable grasp of their digital SLR and would like to advance their food photography skills. This course is a perfect fit for foodies alike who take their #foodofinstagram seriously.

Course inclusions

  • Overall course time 9:30am – 12:30pm
  • A course lenses for food photography
  • The opportunity to test Nikon gear while shooting instagram-worthy dishes
  • Tea and coffee

What you will learn

  • How to chose the best lens for your dish and setting
  • What settings and aperture to use in food photography
  • How to find your dishes’ hero angle
  • Understand the different results a narrow and wide focal length gives to your food story
  • Styling and composition techniques (negative space, layering, colours, themes)

Topics Covered

  • Explore a range of lens options for cropped and full frame cameras
  • Road test a range of Nikon lenses, including macro and tilt-shift lenses
  • Understand the different results a narrow and wide focal length gives to your food story
  • See first hand images being created with a macro and tilt-shift lens
  • Discover how to find food’s hero angle
  • How to match angles with lenses for best performance
  • What settings and aperture to use

What to bring

  • A digital SLR camera
  • Fully charged camera battery
  • Memory card(s) with applicable space
  • Lenses (50mm or access to 50mm on a zoom lens recommended)
  • Pen & Paper
  • Tripod (optional)

If you are interested in purchasing a gift voucher for any of the other Nikon School courses, please click here.

For more course information or enquiries Ph: 1300 851 435

Mon-Fri 9-5 PM AEDT.

Important note: There will be a $25 fee charged if you require your class booking to be moved, changed, or cancelled. Please choose carefully when booking into a Nikon School course.


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