Mentor food photography in 5 sessions where you can ask all the questions you have on any topic. In depth feedback on all your food photography images, steps to action to enhance your food photography. Mentor for photography, styling, food styling, post production retouching, social media photography phone photography online course.
Publish your own cookbook with photography food styling recipe writing and indexing plus finding the best way to publish and sell your book. All can be discussed in our sessions where you’ll be guided to your unique needs.
Food photography or the business of it.
Tailored mentoring and coaching for food photographers.
Are you ready to take your food photography skills to another level, become a professional food photographer and start earning money doing what you love?
Then join my professional food photography mentorship today and let me help you achieve your photography goals.
At every experience level, I’ll guide and coach you to allow you to grow in your photography skills.
The right mentor will significantly speed up your development by giving valuable feedback, teaching you the ins and outs of a successful photography business and letting you grow to your full potential.
A mentorship will allow you to :
Create your best work
Overcome any challenges
Go Pro and make money
Develop your unique style and learn how to produce great images consistently. Master light, focus on composition, edit like a pro, and create a workflow.
Improve your photography skills, and learn to use the right tools. Find the mindset to grow. Gain confidence in your ability to photograph and learn how to work around creative blocks.
Earning money doing what you love is satisfying; learn to know what to charge and be confident with what your work is worth to set the day rate you need. Find the ideal clients that allow you to build a successful food photography business.
Who is this Mentorship for?
Food photographers – You’ll never stop learning, so whether you have just started or are thinking of launching full time into photography. Or you have been struggling for a few years to set the day rates you deserve.
Wherever you are on your photography journey, I will mentor you to a professional level.
Food bloggers – It is essential to master the skills of a pro food photographer to create success in your blog. Great images play a significant role in allowing your followers or gaining new followers.
Let your recipes shine in the best light to connect with your audience. Whether your blogging is a hobby or a business, let me mentor you to success.
Content creators and social media managers – Creating unique content for your clients is a must, and being able to achieve professional-quality food photography will be a great addition to your professional services.
Food brands and restaurant owners – Good-looking food is essential as your customers first eat with their eyes. Showcasing good images on your social media or website will lure customers to your business. Understanding how to create mouthwatering images to share on social media platforms is where I can mentor you.
What topics can you learn?
As the Mentorship is custom made to your individual needs, we can talk about everything. All your burning questions are answered, shining a light on how to achieve good looking food images. Set up a professional food photography business. Publish a cookbook or set your day rate.
Here are some of the topics we can discuss.
Food photography Fundamentals
Get your camera off Auto
Find your shooting space
Phone photography and apps
basic composition rules
advanced composition rules
Focus or anchor points
Working with props
Building a food set
Natural and artificial light
Daylight and seasonal light
Studio flash or continuous light
Various types of lights
Shaping the light and their tools
Create any mood light you want
Styling and storytelling
food preparation for photography
How to choose and create backgrounds
Using textures and layers
Creating a food story
Lightroom editing basic and advanced
Photoshop basic and advanced
Professional food photography Photoshop
Create your own presets
Business & Marketing
Set your day rate
Get the clients you want
Contracts, estimates, licences
Planning visuals for a cookbook
Recipe writing and developing
Publisher or self-publishing
Creatives who have worked with me have gone on to…
- work full time as food photographers
- build confidence in their food photography and styling
- write, photograph and publish their books
- confidently set their day rates
- grow their food photography business
- attract the right food photography clients
- grow their Instagram audience
Hi I am Nelly le Comte
I have been a professional Food Photographer for over 25 years, a creative business mentor and photography teacher and a published author of a cookbook.
I have created content for magazines, cookbooks, brands and social media clients. Mentored and taught professional and starting photographers for many years. I published a successful Australian cookbook with over 10.000 copies sold.
With so many years of the food photography business, I’ve developed strategies that work. And am here to pass on my knowledge to empower you to build your successful food photography business.