About CourseCreate amazing food and beverage photos in natural light! Join Steve Hansen, a commercial food and beverage photographer, on location as he takes you through a variety of food and beverage setups in a natural light studio. Styling food is a huge component of food photography, and Steve shares invaluable tips on how to handle and style everything from fried eggs to cold glasses, and from real flames to coffee. For each shoot Steve builds the set from scratch sharing his thought process and various tricks and techniques he's learned and developed over his career. Beyond the sets and the food styling you'll learn how to control, tame, and manipulate natural light even if you're just using one of your own windows.
- Lesson 1: Introduction 01:13
- Lesson 2: Lemonade: Part 1 07:51
- Lesson 3: Lemonade: Part 2 09:41
- Lesson 4: Lemonade: Part 3 08:20
- Lesson 5: Breakfast: Part 1 08:20
- Lesson 6: Breakfast: Part 2 08:25
- Lesson 7: Breakfast: Part 3 03:24
- Lesson 8: Rack of Pork 11:46
- Lesson 9: Salad Bowl 10:30
- Lesson 10: Coffee and Donuts 10:23
- Lesson 11: Wrap Up 01:04
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An award-winning photographer specializing in food and beverages, Seattle food photographer Steve Hansen brings an artist's eye and a chef's perspective to every image he creates for his clients. Steve draws upon his prior experience as a food stylist, professional chef, and digital artist to every shoot where he creates vibrant and impactful images that consistently resonate with the senses. After receiving a degree in baking and pastry from Seattle Central College, he continued on to the Culinary Institute of America where he earned his degree in the culinary arts. From there he began working his way up the ranks in some of the best restaurants in the world, including Restaurant Daniel in New York and The Herbfarm Restaurant near Seattle. During his time as a private chef in San Francisco he began to combine his knowledge of food with his photographic experience, and over the course of the last decade, he has created a photographic style which effectively captures the viewer's imagination. Steve is based in Seattle, Washington and available for travel worldwide.