Wow! What a week it’s been foodies and friends! Let me begin by summarizing that I’m one & a 1/2 weeks away from completing my second year of Commercial Cookery. That means, I’ll officially graduate as a chef next year, wow that went by quickly!
What’s most exciting is, I’m more than half way to completing my goal. That is the goal I initially set myself to begin re-training in the food industry, to gain insight and experience into the world of Chefs. It eventually led to this blog and gave me an outlet for recipe testing, it encouraged me to learn about mobile food photography, eventually resulting in video production & so much more!
I’m actually more amazed, that I’ve survived those 7am starts in a class of great apprentices, who all work full-time in the restaurant industry, (which I don’t…) Suffice it to say, I’ve had to get quick on my feet for two years now!
Indeed, there’s more good news to share.
With big thanks to the folk at GoogleLocalSydney, I’ll be meeting with top Food & Social Media wizards from Sydney, next week. This includes the talented & knowledgeable Bridget Davis (The internet chef), Twitter-ific Mahei Foliaki and 3 other lucky food bloggers too.
We’re meeting at Balla, The Star and it’s such an invaluable prize to Lunch & Learn. I’ll be sure to post a great story (& snaps) on the event next week, (so make you check back, or follow on Twitter or Facebook for an alert when it goes out ;)
Next up, lets talk Food Styling & Mobile Photography, of which I recently had the fortune to facilitate my first workshop.
For me, it was an opportunity to finally put all that I’ve learnt, over these two years into practice. It was held at Work-Shop in the CBD and is the love child of Matt Branagan & Chester Garcia and their vision for connecting community, with life skills and so much more!
Finally, I’d love to leave you with a few cheat sheets which we discussed at the workshop.
They’re little hints and tips which come in handy when considering the style, set up and mood for what you want to convey. Apologies, this is not the full 2 &1/2 hr workshop, but I just wanted to give you some insights to rules I generally try to remember myself!
All snaps & videos taken on the iphone4S & 5S, in addition you can check out my YouTube channel to see more of my handiwork.
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