Smartphone food photography course for cafe and restaurant staff

Smartphone Food Photography

Geelong Workshop​

Create irresistible food & beverage images on your mobile phone 

Smartphone food photography geelong workshop

Receive the combined value of Mike James - the 'Mobile Photo Guy' and Tara Luckhurst - professional food photographer from Feed the Hungry Artist.

This food photography workshop is designed to empower you and your staff to capture your own creative, stunning smartphone food photography. Keep your social media followers engaged between professional food photography hires.

Next session: 17th September 2017, 2-4pm

Venue: Irish Murphy's, Geelong West

Mike shows you how to get the most out of your phone camera. No more blurry, yellow images or missed opportunities.

Tara brings her in-depth food photography knowledge, in particular - lighting and styling to empower you to create irresistible, mouth watering and imagination evoking food photography.

You will quickly learn that so much of achieving these amazing images has nothing to do with the camera that you are using. Take advantage of the convenience of your smartphone and apply our techniques to achieve those WOW photos.

Your website and social media are often the first impression of your food. You need to present your food photography in the best possible way to communicate the story, bring out the vibrancy and natural appeal of the food.

Topics Covered:

  • Basic phone camera techniques and tips
  • Concept design and basic styling
  • Discuss the importance of lighting and natural lighting
  • Practical and cheap options for lighting and props
  • How to set up and structure the photo
  • Photo editing process using Snapseed mobile app
Business snapshot into a WOW image

Suitable for:

  • Restaurant, Café owners and staff
  • Hotels and event venues
  • Hospitality staff
  • Food and beverage catering 
  • Food and beverage retailers
  • Vineyards
Before and after Smartphone food photography


Tara Luckhurst - Feed the hungry artost - smartphone food photography

Tara Luckhurst

Feed the Hungry Artist

Feed the Hungry Artist - Website

Tara is a passionate professional food photographer, qualified graphic designer and social media guru.

Tara combines these skills to make damn good brands look even better and gain the exposure they deserve. A beautiful social media feed will lift your brand image and drive more patrons through your door.

She have worked with a raft of well-known brands in the Geelong region to shoot, edit and design images for marketing. 

iPhone photography free mobile photography course

Mike James

Better Mobile Photos

Better Mobile Photos - Website

Mike has combined 20 years of experience in photography and mentoring to become a sought after smartphone photography training specialist.

Mike’s passion comes from being on a mission to help you enjoy photography and become more photography literate, without the jargon.

Starting at the basics, he will empower you to save time and money, capturing, creating and sharing images well beyond the limits of the standard phone or tablet. 


Tom Ward from Irish Murphy's Geelong has not only generously provided the venue for this practical, hands-on workshop - he is also going to share with you his best social media tips for organic reach through engagement.

Next workshop: 17th September 2017 2-4pm

More Information: 

Contact Mike on 0455238111 or

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