The Spices of India: A Food Photography Workshop

Bombay cutlets

Level: Beginner to Intermediate
Date: 16 September 2017
Duration: 11.30am – 3.00pm
Cost: $150 – includes all ingredients, recipe-cards and take-home spice pack.
Instructors: Seng Mah (photography) and Shaheen Hughes (cooking)
Location: Spice Mama’s Kitchen Garden, Wembley
Maximum participants: SOLD OUT. If you’d like to be informed about the next time we run this, please contact us.

When the worlds of photography and food combine, you know you’re going to be in for a feast for your eyes and your tastebuds! Join Seng Mah and the Spice Mama herself, Shaheen Hughes, for a food photography workshop with a difference! The “Spices of India” workshop combines an exclusive cooking class with a food photography lesson, where you’ll be involved in the photography and preparation of scrumptious Indian food for the ground up!

Bombay table spread

This workshop has been specially designed to cater to photographers who enjoy food, so there will be plenty of time for you to shoot, cook and taste your way through the variety of tempting dishes. Shaheen has prepared a very special cooking lesson that focuses on Bombay Street Food, and Seng will be there to show you the best ways of easily and simply lighting and shooting great food photos from raw ingredients to finished dishes. The best thing is, once you’re done taking photos, you’ll tuck into mouth-watering Bombay cuisine that you have created yourself, including delectable dishes such as spicy kheema samosas, vegetable pakoras, pani puri , raw coriander chutney, raw beetroot chutney, paneer tikka, tomato kachumber and homemade roti.

Indian spices

Don’t miss out on this unique experience! Included in this workshop are take-home spices and recipe cards so that you can continue developing culinary and photographic skills at home!

  • A camera with manual exposure control.
  • Lenses in the 24mm – 50mm range. Fast lenses (wide apertures) are ideal.



SOLD OUT. If you’d like to be informed about the next time we run this, please contact us.

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