Food Photography Basics

An Easy-to-Follow Course to Get You Started Taking Better Pictures

If a picture is worth a thousand words, what are YOUR pictures saying about healthy eating?

I've known for years the importance good food photography plays in building your brand and business. Having spoken on the topic to thousands of registered dietitians and healthy living bloggers, I'm proud to now offer this same basic advice on improving your food photography in this easy-to-follow, self-led course.

Taking less than one hour to complete, the course will quickly turn your food photos from drab to delicious. I'll walk you through some of the most common mistakes I've seen over the last seven years, reviewing tens of thousands of images on I'll also share with you the basic "how-to" for these common photography concepts:

*Color balance
*Shutter speed

Lastly, I'll share with you a few helpful tips for image exporting and file management.

If you're a registered dietitian or blogger who wants to improve your photos and your online communications, this Food Photography Basics course is for you!


Your Instructor

Regan Jones, RD
Regan Jones, RD

Regan Jones is a nationally recognized registered dietitian and a past winner of The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetic's Media Excellence Award.

As the podcast voice behind the popular iTunes Top 100 personal journal podcast, This Unmillennial Life, the owner of HealthyAperture and a co-founder of Blog Brûlée, Regan's reach extends to millions of listeners and readers and includes a network of more than 5,000 health influencers and RD bloggers.

Beginning her career as an Assistant Editor at Cooking Light and Weight Watchers Magazines, Jones is also a former national spokesperson and has been featured in hundreds of television and radio segments nationwide.

She is self-described as a “registered dietitian by education, but food-lover by birth.” When not behind the computer or camera, you can find her enjoying life’s little indulgences from her home in Georgia with her husband and two young sons.

Frequently Asked Questions

Do I have to start the course as soon as I enroll?
No, but your 30-days of free voice messaging support starts on the date of your enrollment. I typically recommend students only sign up once they're ready to begin.
What if I am unhappy with the course?
We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us in the first 30 days and we will give you a full refund.
How long do I have access to the course?
How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.
Does the course cover post-processing
No. This course is designed to cover the basics of composition, angles, lighting, etc. It does not cover any post-processing concepts.
If I don't have a DSLR camera, will this course help me.
Yes. The concepts of lighting, composition, angles, etc., apply no matter what type of camera you use. There is a section on Camera Settings that's most applicable to DSLR users, but understanding these settings can be helpful for smartphone camera users as well since many new smartphones do allow some control over these settings, too.
What is the free "voice messaging" support I receive as a part of my enrollment.
I use an app called Voxer with my Nutrition Communications Academy students. It serves as an on-demand, walkie-talkie type communication portal where we you can ask me questions. I will typically respond in less than 24 hours and often, much sooner. This is a $49/month value that is usually only offered to my one-on-one coaching clients. Your 30-day period will start from your date of enrollment.
How long will the course take to complete?
From start to finish, the course viewing time is just under one hour.

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