• Time

    55 Minutes

  • Skill Level



  • “If you're a blogger, this class does a very good job of explaining the basics of taking a good photo and helps to explain how to set up photos of your projects for the best results.” - Andrea T.

    Calling all bloggers! Get ready as photography pro Lindsay Ostrom shares all of her behind-the-lens tips and tricks. Learn the basics of your camera, as well as how to light and style your shoot. In the end, you’ll see a notable difference in your photography!

    Stunning photography has the power to take your blog or website to the next level. In this class, photography class, superstar Lindsay Ostrom will show you how to take photos that will make your content stand out. First, get a quick overview of how to use manual controls on a DSLR camera. Then she’ll focus on how you can use photography lighting techniques to take your photos from average to amazing. Finally, Lindsay will cover styling, including how to get the perfect detail shot of a DIY or how to take the perfect overhead picture of your breakfast spread. At the end of this class, you will know the essentials of manual photography, lighting, and composition. Plus, your readers will notice your new photography skills!

    Oh, by the way, once you purchase the class, we’ll send a confirmation with a link to watch the class. Your access never expires, and you can continue to access the class from the email link or from your Orders page.


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    • Introduction
    • Supplies
    • Camera Settings
    • Side Lighting
    • Composition + Styling
    • Final Project
    • Final Remarks
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About the Instructor

Lindsay Ostrom

Lindsay Ostrom

Lindsay is the photographer (and cook!) behind the blog Pinch of Yum, a fun, colorful site that reaches over a million people every month. Lindsay believes that photography was the key ingredient (insert cheesy pun here!) in making her food blog a success. That’s why she’s committed to helping others to become better photographers! Her photos have been published in Huffington Post, Shape, The Kitchn, Bon Appetit and more!