About CoursePlay with your food! Join Steve Hansen, a food photographer based in Seattle, as he takes you through his hard won tricks of the trade for styling and capturing food using strobes and continuous light. From wine bottles to milk splashes Steve methodically takes you through his lighting setup, gear, food styling techniques, and capture tips to help you create the most delicious looking food photographs for fine art or commercial purposes. With each lesson Steve demystifies the process of making food, such as burgers, beer, and ice cream, look great on camera all the while sharing tips he's learned through years of working in the industry.
- Lesson 1: Introduction 07:19
- Lesson 2: Wine Bottle Continued 07:13
- Lesson 3: Burger and Beer: Part 1 09:53
- Lesson 4: Burger and Beer: Part 2 11:01
- Lesson 5: Stopping Action 03:11
- Lesson 6: Fruit Still Life: Part 1 06:50
- Lesson 7: Fruit Still Life: Part 2 06:18
- Lesson 8: Ice Cream: Part 1 04:27
- Lesson 9: Ice Cream: Part 2 11:44
- Lesson 10: Cereal Milk Splash 13:00
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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.