Brainery Bazaar
Jul
8
11:00 am11:00

Brainery Bazaar

  • Rochester Brainery

This ever-changing show of 20+ great local artists, makers and more is intended to showcase local talent in the same way our classes showcase the expertise within our community. Arrive early because if you're one of the first 25 through the door you'll get a free Rochester Brainery tote bag filled with items from our vendors!

More info: https://www.facebook.com/RochesterBrainery/

Natural Light Photography Class
Jul
16
1:00 pm13:00

Natural Light Photography Class

  • Rochester Brainery

Light is the most important element to any photo, and natural light is the easiest, most affordable way to get it right. This hands-on workshop will teach the tools and techniques in lighting anything (still life, portrait, food, etc.) using just natural light. Using either your cell phone camera or your DSLR, we’ll go through how to use light and shadow to your advantage while photographing.

*A camera (either smartphone or DSLR) is required for this class.

Get a ticket: https://rochesterbrainery.com/collections/classes

Styling & Shooting for Social Media
Jul
30
1:00 pm13:00

Styling & Shooting for Social Media

  • Rochester Brainery

In this hands-on workshop, we’ll go through the ins and outs of easy styling for everyday photography. Using your cell phone, you’ll learn how to set up flatlays, tableaus, and well-lit photographs. We’ll go over creating a beautiful Instagram feed as well as the basics of editing photos on your phone.

*A camera (either smartphone or DSLR) is required for this class.

Get a ticket: https://rochesterbrainery.com/collections/classes

SOLD OUT / Food Photography & Styling Class
Aug
8
6:00 pm18:00

SOLD OUT / Food Photography & Styling Class

  • Rochester Brainery

SOLD OUT

Whether you’re shooting big event tablescapes or just snapping quick iPhone photos for Instagram, there’s a particular way to photograph food to make it look totally mouth-watering. This hands-on workshop will teach the tools and techniques to help you get the most out of your natural light food photography. 

*A camera (either smartphone or DSLR) is required for this class.

Get a ticket: https://rochesterbrainery.com/collections/classes

Editing & Retouching Photographs
Aug
10
6:00 pm18:00

Editing & Retouching Photographs

  • Rochester Brainery

Want to learn how to make your photos look more professional? We’ll go over how to balance & retouch your photographs in Adobe Camera Raw/Lightroom, Photoshop, and smartphone apps. Whether you’re shooting portraits, products, food, or another subject entirely, you’ll learn a number of techniques to get better at curves, color balance, workflow, and much more.

*Bringing any form of camera as well as the editing software mentioned is highly recommended to better understand the lesson.

Get a ticket: https://rochesterbrainery.com/collections/classes

Brainery Bazaar
Aug
12
11:00 am11:00

Brainery Bazaar

  • Rochester Brainery

This ever-changing show of 20+ great local artists, makers and more is intended to showcase local talent in the same way our classes showcase the expertise within our community. Arrive early because if you're one of the first 25 through the door you'll get a free Rochester Brainery tote bag filled with items from our vendors!

More info: https://www.facebook.com/RochesterBrainery/

Food Photography & Styling Class
Oct
15
11:30 am11:30

Food Photography & Styling Class

  • Rochester Brainery

Whether you’re shooting big event tablescapes or just snapping quick iPhone photos for Instagram, there’s a particular way to photograph food to make it look totally mouth-watering. This hands-on workshop will teach the tools and techniques to help you get the most out of your natural light food photography. 

*A camera (either smartphone or DSLR) is required for this class.

Get a ticket: https://rochesterbrainery.com/collections/classes

Using Your DSLR
Oct
15
2:00 pm14:00

Using Your DSLR

  • Rochester Brainery

Looking to better understand your digital camera? Overwhelmed by shooting in manual mode? In this class you’ll learn how to handle your DSLR, from exposure settings, to file formatting, to aperture and shutter speed and more. This hands-on workshop will show you how to easily incorporate the elements of your camera into an average photoshoot.

*A DSLR camera is required for this class.

Get a ticket: https://rochesterbrainery.com/collections/classes


Becoming Boss
Jun
24
10:30 am10:30

Becoming Boss

  • Restaurant Good Luck
We love encouraging women wherever they are on their creative journey and believe it's important to come together and connect. Our series, "Becoming Boss" invites you to hear from women who have successfully turned their passions into full-time businesses. But the focus is on BECOMING, so you will hear about how they got started, things they struggled with and how they overcame their obstacles. Our goal is for you to leave encouraged and empowered.

I'll be on the panel speaking, as well as running a workshop on photography for social media.

Get your ticket: https://www.facebook.com/events/393172987720228/

Brainery Bazaar
Jun
10
11:00 am11:00

Brainery Bazaar

  • Rochester Brainery
This ever-changing show of 20+ great local artists, makers and more is intended to showcase local talent in the same way our classes showcase the expertise within our community. Arrive early because if you're one of the first 25 through the door you'll get a free Rochester Brainery tote bag filled with items from our vendors!
Eastman Entertains: At The Movies
May
20
9:00 am09:00

Eastman Entertains: At The Movies

  • The Eastman Museum
Eastman Entertains, a display of beautiful table settings, creatively themed tabletops, and lush floral arrangements, returns to the George Eastman Museum for a second year. This year's theme is At the Movies, and each tablescape is inspired by a popular motion picture, such as Breakfast at Tiffany’sSplendor in the Grass, and Casablanca

I will be holding a mini food styling demonstration during this gorgeous event at the Eastman Museum.

Get tickets: https://eastman.org/event/special-events/eastman-entertains-movies

Food Book Fair
May
13
12:00 pm12:00

Food Book Fair

  • Ace Hotel
Foodieodicals is a one-of-a-kind, only-at-Food-Book-Fair, signature independent-magazine-festival-within-the-fair! "Foodieodicals" is food + periodicals; it's one of Eater.com's Banned Words of 2014 ("[L]et's not make this a thing," Raphael Brion, September 5, 2014); it's really, truly, far-and-away the overall Food Book Fair fan favorite. 
Now it's twice as good with two days of shopping, swapping and snacking with magazine makers and their wares from around the world, down in Liberty Hall — plus installations and activities taking over the Ace Lobby. Special playlists by Snacky Tunes!

Get tickets: http://www.foodbookfair.com/

Indie Garage Sale
May
6
May 7

Indie Garage Sale

  • Union Station
The Indie Garage Sale provides an outlet for local artists and crafters to come together a few days a year to showcase some of the most unique and well crafted goods around.
Food Photography & Styling Class
Feb
18
10:00 am10:00

Food Photography & Styling Class

  • Flower City Arts Center
Learn to professionally style and photograph food with natural light in this 1-day intensive workshop including a retouching and editing demo. 

I'll be teaching a six hour food photography & styling course, with time for one-on-one help with styling & lighting setups.