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Food Photography

Ayala Museum presents


Food Photography

with Ricky Ladia

23 July 2016 | 9AM – 5PM
Ayala Museum


Due to the abundance of restaurants around the metro and the increase in food-related publications, the demand for food photography is on the rise. In this workshop, aspiring photographers will be taught to make any cuisine look more appetizing.  Applicable for both studio and on location shoots, workshop topics include:

•    Determining the different purposes of food photography
•    Knowing the food photography team
•    Identifying basic equipment needed
•    Learning the basic food lighting techniques
•    Composing, using props, and other tips on food styling
•    Conceptualizing a food photography shoot
•    PLUS: Knowing specific food applications

To challenge participants in working with variable light conditions and the dynamic outdoor environment, the photoshoot will be conducted in the restaurant settings of Museum Cafe and Kabila near Greenbelt Gardens.

About the Speaker

Ricky Ladia worked as a photographer at an advertising and publishing company in the Middle East for two years where he specialized in taking detailed photos of artifacts and reproducing paintings and old photographs. He was later employed by Solar Publishing for its industry-leading fashion and lifestyle magazines, which include Woman Today WeeklyWoman Today FashionGlitter and CelebrityRecipes.

Ladia later took on freelance work for mainstream magazines from reputable publishing companies such as Eastgate Publishing (Mabuhay magazine), ABS-CBN, Summit Media, and Hinge-Inquirer Publications. He has also shot for hotels, resorts, fashion and retail brands, and has done celebrity profiles, among other things. He has also worked with Heritage and the Shangri-La Hotels, Ayala Land, Inc., and property developer Robinsons Land Corporation.

Ladia is known for his food photography, having worked with several food magazines, as well as with various restaurants and culinary schools in the country. He also dabbles with fashion photography, having done covers for leading style publications. While Ladia considers himself a generalist photographer who does not want to limit his creativity.
Workshop Fees*
P 4,800
P 4,320** Discounted for Ayala Museum Members, Ayala Group of Companies employees, and anyone who registers and pays the workshop fee on or before July 9, 2016.

* Inclusive of of materials, handouts, snacks, one day free access to the museum and library.
** Discounts do not apply to credit card transactions.

For inquiries and reservations:
CALL: 759 82 88 local 25
LOOK FOR: Marj Villaflores, or any Education associate

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