Food Levitation Photography

A course by Nia and Kyle , Food and product photographers

Food and product photographers. Amsterdam, Netherlands.
Joined February 2022

Captivate your audience with unique and eye-catching food photography using floating techniques. Learn the tips and tricks to create stunning, artistic shots.

  • 57% positive reviews (7)
  • 422 students
  • Audio: English
  • English, Spanish, Portuguese, German, French, Italian, Polish, Dutch

Captivate your audience with unique and eye-catching food photography using floating techniques. Learn the tips and tricks to create stunning, artistic shots.

Step into the captivating world of food and product photography with Nia Ravichandran and Kyle van Bavel. Their expertise lies in bringing out vibrant colors and intricate textures in every dish, cocktail, or ingredient they capture. As Sony Europe Image Creators, they've collaborated with renowned clients like Jar and Cookies, Sony Nederland, Warres Port, Cedars Drinks, Fentimans, and Magnum Ice Cream. They've even had the privilege of photographing dishes for a cookbook by Dutch television chef Sharon de Miranda.

Nia and Kyle will unveil the secrets behind their craft, teaching you how to create stunning, levitating food photography that transforms ordinary dishes into captivating works of art. Through their guidance, you'll explore the fundamentals of this unique photography style, including camera basics, mastering light, and the art of color. You'll dive into creating mood boards and sketching, and you'll gather the materials needed to bring the magic of levitation to your food photography. By the course's end, you'll have all the tools to craft creative, engaging, and one-of-a-kind food images that make viewers say, "I want that!"

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What will you learn in this online course?

16 lessons & 20 downloads

Materials for the Course
2 minutes, 35 seconds
Color Theory
3 minutes, 3 seconds
Time to Get Inspired
3 minutes, 33 seconds
  • 57% positive reviews (7)
  • 422 students
  • 16 lessons (1h 29m)
  • 20 additional resources (11 files)
  • Online and at your own pace
  • Available on the app
  • Audio: English
  • English, Spanish, Portuguese, German, French, Italian, Polish, Dutch
  • Level: Beginner
  • Unlimited access forever

What is this course's project?

Using the floating photo technique you've learned, you'll create a picture that showcases your newfound skills and creativity. It's a chance to put everything you've learned into practice and produce an eye-catching piece of food photography.

Who is this online course for?

This course is perfect for anyone passionate about food and photography. Whether you're a budding photographer, a food enthusiast, or someone looking to enhance their photography skills, Nia and Kyle will provide valuable insights and techniques. No prior experience in food photography is required, making this course accessible to all.

Requirements and materials

To embark on this creative journey, you'll need a few simple materials: a camera, basic levitation aids and props, and, of course, some delicious food. Nia and Kyle will guide you through the rest, ensuring that you have everything you need to create stunning levitating food photography.


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422 Students
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57% Positive ratings
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Nia and Kyle

A course by Nia and Kyle

Teacher Plus
Food and product photographers

Meet Nia Ravichandran and Kyle van Bavel, the dynamic duo behind this course. They are seasoned photographers and image editors specializing in food and product photography. As Sony Europe Image Creators, they've garnered recognition for their work, collaborating with prestigious clients and restaurants.

Their passion for food photography goes beyond the lens; they aim to capture the story behind each photo, infusing a touch of magic that makes viewers pause and wonder about the artistry behind their images. Their journey into food photography began as a creative shift, driven by the desire to tell powerful stories and evoke memories through food.

As inherently creative individuals, Nia and Kyle are known for their ability to think outside the box and turn their imaginative ideas into visually engaging content. They create stunning visuals that leave viewers wide-eyed and craving the delicious dishes they capture. With their guidance, you'll learn the art of food photography and levitation, gaining insights into their creative process.


Content

  • U1

    Introduction

    • About Us
    • Influences
  • U2

    The Fundamentals of Photography

    • What Is Levitation Photography?
    • Materials for the Course
    • Camera Basics and Frame Orientation
    • Understanding Light Direction and Light Modifiers
    • Color Theory
  • U3

    Inspiration and Ideas

    • Time to Get Inspired
    • Sketching the Process
    • Foraging for the Props and Equipment
  • U4

    The Photoshoot

    • Let's Set the Scene!
    • Constructing the Photo Piece by Piece
    • Some Tips to Help You along on Set
  • U5

    Editing the Photos

    • Lightroom Editing
    • Photoshop Editing: Combining the Pictures 1
    • Photoshop Editing: Combining the Pictures 2
  • FP

    Final project

    • Floating Product Photography

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Food Levitation Photography.  course by Nia and Kyle

Food Levitation Photography

A course by Nia and Kyle
Food and product photographers. Amsterdam, Netherlands.
Joined February 2022
  • 57% positive reviews (7)
  • 422 students