FOOD STYLING AND PHOTOGRAPHY COURSE WITH ILIAN ILIEV

 

 

SEE FOOD, EAT FOOD, FEEL GOOD

 

FOOD STYLING / PHOTOGRAPHY COURSE

 

 

Enjoying your stay in some of the best big houses in France you have chance to improve your food styling and photography skills. We will style what we eat, and eat what we photograph.

 

With camera or mobile phone during the course you will acquire essential skills, such as working with natural light, styling and propping, composition, postproduction editing and much more. You will learn how to see the light and food differently and develop your own style.

This course offers a unique chance to learn food photography from Ilian, awards winning food photographer and stylist. He has over 30 years’ experience working in editorial and commercial projects specializing in food styling and photography.

BIOGRAPHY

 

ilian iliev began his career in photography as a news photographer before moving to London and starting a new career in commercial photography, developing his own unique style, balancing commercial appeal with an acutely artistic eye. He has over 30 year’s experience working in editorial and commercial projects specialising in food styling and photography, both locally and internationally. He shoots from his Cambridge based kitchen studio. His clients are publishers, magazines, hotels, restaurants and food companies such Mornflakes, Felicini Restaurants, Hamlyns of Scotland, Bäkehaus, Lacrima, Harry Specters, Cherry Tree Bakery, Metropolitan Hotel, Casino Flamingo-F, AstraZeneca, Manchester University. His work appears in Waitrose food, BBC GoodFood, Olive, FOUR, Culinary Artist, Professional Photographer, Digital Photographer and The Rock magazines.

 

ilian also teaching food styling and food photography at HRC Culinary Academy and also private workshops for a small groups and one to one lessons.

He has published two cookery books both are awarded with Gourmand Best in the World Certificate.

ilian also has more than ten solo photo exhibitions, the most successful ones are:

1998 “Old Houses” – Sofia

1999 “War in Kosovo” – Sofia

2000 “Mount ATHOS” – Sofia, London, Vienna, Thessaloniki, Warsaw, Bratislava and Plovdiv

2004 “Ballet Portraits” – Sofia

2012 “Edible Art” – London, Moscow, Manchester, St. Petersburg, Sofia

 

ITINERARY

 

 

Day 1

 

arriving and registration

17:00 – 17:30 welcome drink

17:30 – 18:30 talk ilian iliev, my style and approach to food styling and photography

19:00 welcome dinner

 

Day 2

 

07:00 – 09:00 breakfast

09:30 – 10:30 food photography equipment, camera settings, lighting

10:30 – 11:30 photo-shoot - nibbles, biscuits...glass of wine

11:30 – 15:00 lunch

15:00 – 16:00 photo-shoot - local fruits and vegetables…

16:00 – 17:00 postproduction the pictures we have shot

19:00 dinner

 

Day 3

 

07:00 – 09:00 breakfast

09:30 – 10:30 composition, styling and propping… styling tricks

10:30 – 11:30 photo-shoot – salad, soup, stew…

11:30 – 15:00 lunch

15:00 – 16:00 photo-shoot - peas puree with chicken….

16:00 – 17:00 postproduction the pictures we have shot

19:00 dinner

 

Day 4

 

07:00 – 09:00 breakfast

09:30 – 11:30 mobile phone camera, apps, shooting - coffee table…

11:30 – 15:00 lunch

15:00 – 16:00 photo-shoot - water drops

16:00 – postproduction the pictures we have shot in the morning and final review of students work

19:00 - dinner

 

Day 5

 

07:00 – 09:00 breakfast and check out

13:00 departure

DATES AND PRICES

 

DATES: 3RD - 7TH APRIL AND 8TH - 12TH APRIL 2017

£1199 (participants) ensuite

£1799 (2 participants sharing) ensuite

£499 (non-participants)

£1099 (participant) shared bathroom

£1799 (2 participants) shared bathroom

£399 (non-participant) shared bathroom

£499 (small single) shared bathroom

INCLUSIVE OF ALL FOOD AND DRINKS AT THE VILLA, TRANSFERS AND EXCURSIONS

ANY MEALS OUT WILL BE A SMALL SUPPLEMENT OF £20

Required equipment:

Mandatory - Mobile phone camera, DSLR or mirrorless camera

Suggested  - Having a Facebook and Instagram accounts.

Optional - Additional lenses will be an advantage, tripod, camera remote switch, laptop, photo editing software will be helpful