Food Photography & Styling

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Award-Winning Photographer Jeff Ross
Teaches Still Life Food Photography & Styling

Reno, NV (May 29, 2013) – Northern Nevadans will get a chance to learn still life photography from award-winning photographer Jeff Ross from 6 to 9 p.m., Tuesdays, July 9 and 16, through the Nevada Museum of Art.

Taught at Ross’ studio, the Food Photography & Styling class will allow students to explore lighting, composition, and food styling in a professional studio environment. This class is ideal for food bloggers, restaurateurs, both amateur and professional chefs or just your average foodie. Students will need a digital SLR camera with manual control for shutter speed and aperture, computer (home or laptop) with image editing software, and a flash drive to transport images. The cost is $54 for members and $64 for non-members. Participants can sign up through the Nevada Museum of Art at

Ross has been a commercial, editorial and fine art photographer since 1981. Having studied at Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, he apprenticed under some of the leading photographers in Los Angeles, CA. Based in Reno since 1984, Ross now uses the latest in digital technologies. In 2012, he received a TELLY Award for KNPB’s “The Work of Art,” a program that was also nominated for a regional EMMY. For more information, visit