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Food Photography & Styling 101 with Starving Artist Food Photography

  • Kearny Point 78 John Miller Way Kearny, NJ, 07032 United States (map)

Learn how to style and photograph your food to tell a story, set a mood, and complement your brand at our Food Photography & Styling 101 workshop.  Christina Branco, founder of Starving Artist Food Photography, will guide attendees through a hands-on session where they will learn to observe food closely and work with lighting and props to create images with mobile phones.

Attendees will learn how to:

  • Shoot and edit photos on an iPhone or Android device

  • Improve images with the use of proper lighting

  • Choose the best angle for food products

  • Select and arrange props

  • Curate a stylish Instagram feed and create photos for IG stories 


  • 10:00-11:00: Discussion and presentation on basic food photography and styling

  • 11:00-11:30: Question and answer session

  • 11:30-1:00: A “working” lunch and hands-on styling session

Tickets include lunch.  Free parking on the premises.

About Christina Branco
Christina Branco has a passion for food and capturing it in a way that plays with the senses. Not just creating a pretty photograph, but telling a story that makes the viewer think of the experience and comfort of a good meal or treat. Utilizing her past experiences in graphic design and social media management, Christina helps small businesses thrive by showcasing their products with images that will stand out in social media and print. Her recent clients include Le French Dad Boulangerie in Montclair, New Jersey, and Big Tuna Poke Co. in North Arlington, New Jersey. Her work will appear in the Spring issue of Montclair Magazine. Learn more about her work at or follow her on Instagram on @starvingartistfoodphotogrpahy.

Food Photography & Styling 101 with Starving Artist Food Photography is presented by Hudson Kitchen and Makerhoods.

About Makerhoods
Makerhoods is pioneering affordable work/live communities for makers - starting in Newark, NJ. Coming in 2020: The restoration of the Krueger-Scott Mansion and new construction for makers and their supporters to live and work. Learn more at

Photo: Starving Artist Food Photography