Join us this Summer for Session 3, July 11, 2013.
FoodographyPEC welcomes Food Stylist Ruth Gangbar, Photographer Christopher Gentile , and Designer Tim Snyder of Ton-up Creative to the 3rd session on Thurs July 11, 2013, from 9 am-3 pm at From the Farm Cooking School with owner (and cookbook author) Cynthia Peters, where our Foodography team will be demonstrating photography and styling of a “Lifestyle” food scenario, complete with fully propped table settings.
Ruth will be working with Cynthia’s menu, demonstrating a stylist’s touch to the 3 course, Summer inspired menu, complete with iced beverages and wines from Long Dog Winery. We’ll be setting up under a shady tree in the garden of Cynthia’s 1840′s heritage farmhouse, with it’s vegetable, herb and flower gardens.
Experience a commercial photography shoot scenario which will include second (garden) and third (covered porch) sets, where Christopher will demonstrate finding best angles for capturing images of food (using professional equipment as well as using your own cameras, receiving tutorials from the team). Participants are strongly recommended to bring a tripod.
Observe Tim as he demonstrates cropping of images, layout, and basic design technique such as moving type and dropping images captured during the workshop into layout for designing rack cards, website banners etc.
Our hands-on part of the day: Plating and styling your own dessert course.
Food Theme Outline:
Setting: Summer Country Classic Picnic
Colours: Fresh vintage Theme – Green, Yellow, White, Straw
Textures: Coloured/patterned glass, wicker picnic baskets, vintage linens, coloured cast iron,
vintage china, wild flowers, e.g. daisies, pine boards, mason jars, tin.
Starter – Taste Sampling
Artisan sourdough baguette, white bean & herb homemade dip, Black River cheddar cheese,
red pepper jelly, local pickle, fresh green apple or pear wedges, grapes
Main – Country Traditional
Heirloom potato, herb & pea salad
Fresh garden salad with apple poppy seed vinaigrette
Lemon buttermilk breaded chicken
Dessert – Lemon & Cream Tartlets
(Our hands-on portion)
Lemon Curd with fresh berries in phyllo cups, with fresh mint & cream
White Sangria with summer fruits
Wines supplied by Long Dog Winery
Registration is limited to 12 people. The course fills quickly, so get back to us if you’re interested!
Deadline for registration: July 1, 2013
Fee: $275 per person plus HST (non-refundable)
Includes: coffee and muffins, lunch break indoors (featuring the same menu being photographed), with wine pairings from Long Dog Winery.
For bookings: contact email@example.com 416.779.6513 (cell)
Optional Accommodation Package:
Offered by the Merrill Inn, a one night stay with dinner and breakfast the following morning is $375.95. ( inclusive of HST and gratuity based on double occupancy. $308.95 for single occupancy) Payment in full for the workshop (non-refundable) is required at the time of booking to secure your spot. Please contact the Merrill Inn directly when booking your “accommodations package”, to be paid for separately.
Looking forward to hearing from you, and to discuss your specific interests more personally.
For details of previous sessions, click here.