Welcome to MDR Photography Classes

Food Photography Classes for Foodies!

MDR Photography Classes offers beginning and intermediate courses and workshops in food photography. Courses are taught by Christina Peters, a successful food photographer with over 20 years of professional experience and with other colleagues of hers in the industry. Courses are held at Christina's photography studio in Marina Del Rey, California (Los Angeles area).

We currently offer the following food photography classes:

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Natural Light Food Photography

A fun class for anyone interested in food photography. This class is tailored not for the professional photographer, but for those who want to create delicious and attractive images for their websites, blogs and small printed pieces. Students will learn a variety of fun and simple techniques for preparing, presenting and photographing all types of food. Class includes an actual photo shoot in the studio with natural light.
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Food Styling and Photo Techniques for Culinary Professionals, Food Writers and Bloggers

Please join us for an intensive weekend workshop devoted to teaching writers, bloggers and culinary professionals how to improve their food photographs. Two day intensive with day one all about food styling with Denise Vivaldo and Cindie Flannigan and day two we focus on food photography where Christina will help you photograph your dish that you styled with Denise and Cindie's help.
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Studio Light Food Photography

Another class for the food bloggers, chefs and culinary professionals who are tired of running out of sun light for their food shots. This class will show you truly how easy it is to use studio tungsten lights. You will be shocked of the simplicity and you'll be kicking yourself that you didn't learn to use these lights sooner! Each student will get to work with tungsten lights to shoot their own food shot in class.

Natural Light Food Photography Testimonials:

"Thank you for being so generous with information!!! It is rare when professionals actually know how to teach. It was a breath of fresh air. There are a lot..."

Food Styling and Photo Techniques Testimonials:

"This class was great! It gave a lot of information, not only about food styling, but about the camera/photography side ..."

Studio Light Food Photography Testimonials:

"This class was so instructive for studio lighting. The explanations and how to set up the equipment and styling of props and food were fantastic. I can hardly wait..."

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