When & Where

Quick Facts

  • Availability Yes
  • Tutor Niki Sianni
  • Course Code C22PGYA05B
  • Suitable For 19 year olds and up are permitted on this course

What you will learn

In this practical course you will learn a number of techniques that will enable you to create beautiful food and product photographs. In our industry standard studio you will have the opportunity to use up-to-date equipment to produce high quality images. By discovering the work of renowned studio photographers, you will experiment with lighting techniques and explore composition and styling with the aim of recreating the lighting effects of your chosen photographers. You will identify the challenges of food and product photography and learn how to resolve them. The course is based around practical demonstrations and extensive hands on practice. At the end of the course, you will go home with a good range of images.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Use a variety of studio lighting equipment effectively
  • Use a variety of lighting techniques to create the desirable effects in your photos
  • Produce a range of creative studio still-life images


  • Full fee
  • Concession fee
  • Class format and activities

    The course will be delivered in Chelsea Centre. You will learn actively and will practice the demonstrated skills during the sessions. Your tutor will continuously support you. All course materials (background notes, handouts, youtube videos, etc.) will be available online and accessible via our Virtual Learning Environment, Moodle that you will have 24-7 access.

    Entry requirements

    You are required to have a basic photographic knowledge and to be comfortable using your camera in manual settings

    What you need to know before you enrol

    In order to join the course you should have a good understanding of basic camera techniques, such as aperture, shutter speed and ISO.

    What you need

    Students will need to own their own DSLR, or mirrorless camera that allows access to manual controls.

    What you can do next

    At the end of this course you could join the Studio lighting workshop, or the Portrait and fashion photography course