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Introduction to the Business of Food Styling

A course by Espacio Crudo
Food Styling Studio. Bogota, Colombia.
Joined October 2018
, Food Styling Studio

Learn to develop a culinary styling project from start to finish

  • Best seller Spanish with subtitles in English
  • 97% positive reviews (344)
  • 8927 students

Learn to develop a culinary styling project from start to finish

Looking for a way to get your customers asking for seconds before they even take the first bite? The key may be food styling, a modern staple for visually promoting your delectable delights. Espacio Crudo is a food-focused photography studio that has worked with some of the heaviest hitters in the industry, including Nestlé, Coca-Cola, Pyrex, and Juan Valdéz. Natalia Londoño, Paola Sánchez, and Andrés Caicedo—the team behind the project—place special emphasis on making gastronomy a feast for all the senses, transforming each ingredient into the main character of every photo.

In this online course, follow them behind closed kitchen doors as they show you the ins and outs of the business of food styling, from the first conversation with the client to the set design, necessary ingredients, and the final photo.

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What will you learn in this online course?

15 lessons & 18 downloads

The client
3 minutes, 34 seconds
The brand
9 minutes, 15 seconds
How do I imagine the photo?
11 minutes, 13 seconds
Spanish with subtitles in English
  • 97% positive reviews (344)
  • 8927 students
  • 15 lessons (2h 28m)
  • 18 additional resources (9 files)
  • Online and at your own pace
  • Available on the app
  • Audio: Spanish
  • Spanish, English, Portuguese, German, French, Italian, Polish, Dutch
  • Level: Beginner
  • Unlimited access forever

What is this course's project?

Follow a real client brief to organize a food styling photography project from beginning to end. In this course, Espacio Crudo's photo project is based on a granola recipe, but you can choose any project you like.

Projects by course students

Who is this online course for?

Photographers, filmmakers, art directors, foodies, and anyone interested in learning more about the business of food styling.

Requirements and materials

A basic understanding of photography is recommended.

In terms of materials, you need a camera, a suitable light source, backgrounds with different colors and textures, dishes, kitchen utensils, and the ingredients for your recipe.


8927 Students
344 Reviews
97% Positive ratings
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Espacio Crudo

A course by Espacio Crudo

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Food Styling Studio

Natalia Londoño, Paola Sánchez, and Andrés Caicedo lead Espacio Crudo, a photography and food design studio located in Bogotá, Colombia. Their work focuses on making gastronomy the center of everything, using photography to reinterpret ingredients, recipes, traditions, and food itself.

For Espacio Crudo, behind every great idea there is a great plate of food.


  • U1


    • Presentation
    • Influences
  • U2

    Not everything can be love to art

    • The client
    • The first meeting, schedule and budget
    • The brand
  • U3

    Creative Process (Inspiration + tuning)

    • How do I imagine the photo?
    • How do I imagine the photo? Part 2
    • Casting and purchase of ingredients
    • The checklist
  • U4

    The photo

    • Lighting and camera
    • The set
    • Install
  • U5

    Post (no) I trust

    • Revealed RAW and Photoshop
    • Completion and Delivery
    • The Ok, conclusions and final advice.
  • FP

    Final project

    • Food photography

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Introduction to the Business of Food Styling. Photography, and Video course by Espacio Crudo Best seller

Introduction to the Business of Food Styling

A course by Espacio Crudo
Food Styling Studio. Bogota, Colombia.
Joined October 2018
  • 97% positive reviews (344)
  • 8927 students