Food photography with Harriet Harcourt

17 May 2021

Anatomy of a food photograph

Using practical examples of everyday food, Harriet will take you through her process of styling and shooting a food photograph. She will cover the basics of set up, props & garnishes, lighting, angles, and a few essential tricks of the trade along the way.


About Harriet Harcourt

Harriet Harcourt is a seasoned food professional with more than 30 years’ experience.

A Cordon Bleu graduate, Harriet’s culinary skills and experience span a wide spectrum of activities across the food industry. This includes food styling, catering, film catering, demonstrating, recipe and product development, food columnist, and blogger.

Harriet was the food technician for “The Lord of the Rings” Trilogy, “King Kong” and “Avatar”; designing and creating props food as part of those stories filmed in New Zealand. This included major scenes involving huge volumes of food, as well as producing ‘identical’ food items in two different scales when required.

In recent years, Harriet added photography to her skill set and has since been steadily building a client base which includes the New York Times along with iconic West Australian companies Mrs Mac’s, Fogarty Wine Group, Clancy’s Fish Pubs, WA Potatoes, and many others.



View Webinar

Download File