NY Times' Andrew Scrivani To Host Photography Workshops in Seattle

June 2, 2011

New York Times photographer Andrew Scrivani is coming to Seattle to lead two four-hour long workshops. Scrivani's goal is to give people of any skill level the basic knowledge and confidence to improve their food photography. With only a camera, some basic light manipulation tools, and a clear understanding of what makes food pictures evocative, participants will leave each workshop inspired and ready to take better photographs.



June 7 (9am-1pm) and June 8 (9am-1pm) hosted by Seattle Bon Vivant, Myra Kohn

Part I: Discussion (1 Hour)
AV Presentation
Equipment, technique and approach to daylight food photography
Styling tips and prop selection  

Part II: Practical (5 groups of 3 working together on practical shooting scenarios) (2 Hours)
Food Porn Approach
Taking Table Setting Shots in Small Spaces
Graphic Depiction Approach (aka The Ugly Food Dilemma)
Difficult Lighting Solutions  

Part III: Review and Q&A (1 Hour)
Review Practical
View Photos
Discuss Editing and Processing

chicken drumstick

What You Should Bring:

Equipment: Digital camera, light discs, scrims, and small/large black and white cards (if possible), tripod (if you own one), any personal props you would like to use in styling practice.


$150 per person. 30 spots available in total, 15 per session. Please send payment with your preferred date to Mr. Scrivani via PayPal at: sundaysauce@gmail.com

Andrew Scrivani

About Andrew Scrivani:

Andrew Scrivani is a New York based freelance photographer, food stylist, writer and blogger.  He has been photographing for the New York Times Dining Section since 2002 as well as the Recipes for Health column by Martha Rose Shulman on The New York Times on the Web Fitness and Nutrition section since 2009.  Andrew has recently completed the photography for Melissa Clark’s new book “Cook This Now” and will be one of the featured photographers for the newly launched GILT Taste. You can read his columns on Food & Photography at The New York Times Diner's Journal and his own personal blog, Making Sunday Sauce. Andrew’s most recent work has also been seen in books by Martha Rose Shulman and Melissa Clark, magazines like Newsweek and Edible Manhattan, and in major adverting campaigns by Red Lobster and Sargento Cheese.

View Scrivani's portfolio here: http://andrewscrivani.com/

Follow Andrew Scrivani on Twitter @AndrewScrivani

Follow event host Myra Kohn on Twitter @bonnevivante


Email Myra Kohn with questions: seattlebonvivant@gmail.com



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