Join B&H Photo for Food Photography Week at These Live Events


Welcome to B&H Food Photography Week! Running from July 19-22, 2021, across all of B&H's channels, will be loads of new content and events about how to create amazing food photos—all you need to do is find a chef! You'll find inspiring presentations from top food photographers and creatives who share their secrets on making food photographs that look as great as the food tastes!

Find us on social media at #BHFoodPhotoWeek to share the table with your fellow foodies and food photographers!

To get more involved, tune into the live sessions that the B&H Team will be hosting on YouTube throughout the week. Each session features talented photographers looking to share their love of food photography and the gear needed to capture amazing images. Check out the schedule below and make sure to put the dates on your calendar!

Day One:

Technique and Composition for Food Photography

Monday, July 19, 1:00-2:00 p.m. ET

Join photographer Sam Adler (@frostingandfettuccine) as she shares tips on professional food styling and compositional techniques that will make scrollers stop scrolling and salivate at your amazing images.

Sam Adler

The Secret to Standing Out as a Food Photographer

Monday, July 19, 2:00-3:00 p.m. ET

Photographer Jena Carlin (@littlerustedladel) gives us a live food demo and talks about attracting perfect-fit clients as you define your brand and expand your following. Also, Carlin will be announcing an exciting food photography challenge!

Jenna Carlin

Day Two:

Cooking in the Time of Quarantine—Turning Food Photography into a Cause

Tuesday, July 20, 1:00-2:00 p.m. ET

B&H Video Producer Maria Perez (@shotbymariaperez) shares her story behind her quarantine cooking and photography project, Cooking in the Time of Quarantine. Learn about her food photography and how you can also make your own recipe book!

Maria Perez

Finding Zen and Delight with Food Photography

Tuesday, July 20, 2:00-3:00 p.m. ET

Alan Shapiro (@alanshapiro515) shares his tabletop food photography work and workflow along with lots of stories and some creative exercises that will have you looking forward to trips to your local farmer’s market, grocery store, or even your own refrigerator to create some tabletop magic in your home studio.

Alan Shapiro

Day Three:

So Simple…Yet Appealing

Wednesday, July 21, 1:00-2:00 p.m. ET

Join photographer Yessica Duque (@yessica_duque_photography) as she gives us three simple rules for stepping up your food-narrative game. She will discuss how to evoke emotions in your food photos by taking a simple idea as your main subject, scaling it up, and communicating a memorable food story that will engage your audience.

Yessica Duque

The Perfect Pour

Wednesday, July 21, 2:00-3:00 p.m. EST

Join commercial food and beverage director/DP Steve Giralt (@stevegiralt / as he walks you through a variety of different pouring methods. The perfect pour takes time to master, and these tips are designed to help you create better food and beverage shots.

Steve Giralt

Day Four:

Food Influencers Panel—Tips & Tricks for Food Photography

Thursday, July 22, 1:00-2:00 p.m. ET

Film director David Ma (@davidwma), photographer and Sony Alpha Collective Member Jessica Hirsch (@cheatdayeats), and YouTuber Remy Morimoto Park (@veggiekins) join together to give you an inside look at, as well as tips and tricks for, the world of food photography from masters in the field.

©David Ma
©Jessica Hirsch
©Remy Morimoto Park

Sweet and Savory—Food Photography Image Critique

Thursday, July 22, 2:00-3:00 p.m. EST

In honor of Food Photography Week at B&H Photo, @bh.creators is throwing a Food Photography Image Critique! After you join us for our guest speaker sessions throughout the week, come participate in submitting a styled photo based on what you learned! We will host a panel of food-photography judges on Thursday, with a prize announcement at the end of the session. Use the hashtag #bhfoodcritique to enter!

Stay tuned to this page—we will be hosting the videos of each event here if you miss any!

To add to the excitement, we are running the #BHFoodPhotoWeek sweepstakes on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. Share your favorite food photo, tagging B&H Photo and using #BHFoodPhotoWeek for a chance to win a FUJIFILM X-S10 Mirrorless Digital Camera with 18-55mm Lens and Transcend 64GB 500S UHS-1 SDXC Memory Card. Full instructions are available here or on B&H social media.

Find us on social media at #BHFoodPhotoWeek to talk, share, and drool over food photography with your fellow photographers, and follow Explora for the latest articles and news! For more reading during B&H Food Photography Week, click here.

Have any questions about B&H Food Photography Week? Post them in the Comments section, below.


This live food photography event of making it easier for foody people to learn tactics and recipes to make delicious food. 

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Trying to joint the Food Photography event - Technique and Composition for Food Photography & The Secret to Standing about as a Food Photographer with Sam Adler (, but when I click on JOIN NOW, it takes me to YouTube where it says “Video Unavailable: This Video has been removed by the uploader.” Shows today’s date, scheduled for 1:00-3:00PM (ET). Any suggestion on how to find this event? 

I am having trouble joining the link. It says the video is unavailable. 

I’m having the same trouble! I click JOIN NOW and it takes me to YouTube, where it says Video Unavailable- removed by uploader.