Perfect Props And Stylish Backdrops — Product Photography Workshop At West Elm




Friday, September 23 | 6:00PM – 9:00PM
Location: United Photo Industries Gallery

Geared toward crafters, makers, and small business owners, this workshop will offer tips and tools to simply style, light and photograph your products and make them look amazing! Shooting on location at the newly opened West Elm location in DUMBO, students will have the opportunity to stage small scenes and shoot lovely products of their own or those on display at the store, while guided by Big Leo photographer Evi Abeler and prop stylist Robin Zachary. Participants should bring a camera and our instructors will guide you through the process of creating interesting and unique photos that you can use in your online store or in your marketing materials.

This is a BYOC (bring-your-own-camera) workshop that will meet for a brief intro and slideshow presentation by the instructor at the United Photo Industries Gallery before heading out for a guided shoot. The workshop also includes an (optional) wrap-up session and casual group critique, where students can share the work they shot and get feedback from instructors and workshop peers.
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Hot Props for Food Photography


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TECHmunch Foodblogger Conference


I'll be sharing my lighting tips at food blogger conference TECHmunch in New York City on Thursday, May 21.

It will be the fifth New York edition of TECHmunch, which made its debut in 2010 and returns this year to Home Studios (873 Broadway) for a full-day of demos, networking and sessions featuring top culinary and online publishing experts. This year’s TECHmunch NYC is part of Internet Week New York (May 18-24), and will give local food bloggers an event to call their own amid all the tech industry buzz.

More information about TECHmunch NYC, including the full agenda and list of speakers, is available at