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Flat Lay Your Life: Pro Photo Tips

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Master the basics of flat-lay photography.

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What You Get

  • 5 Streaming HD video lessons with anytime, anywhere access
  • Downloadable class resources, including a suggested gear list
  • Detailed instruction, explanation and demonstration
  • Answers from fellow classmates in our virtual classroom

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Amp up your Instagram with fantastic flat-lay photos! From styling to lighting to shooting, photographer Brooke Lark shows you how to craft beautiful tabletop scenes that showcase your things and tell your story. Flat lay is simple with Brooke’s insider tips and tricks, and the only equipment you really need is your smartphone.

Lesson Breakdown

1. All About Flat Lay
Meet Brooke and begin by learning what flat lay is, its origins, and when to use it. Brooke also covers what you need to get started: just a smartphone, backdrop and a window!
2. Lighting & Set
3. Backdrops
4. Composition & Shooting
5. Post Processing

Recommended with this class

  • Smartphone or digital camera
  • Backdrop: white table, board or tablecloth
  • Access to a window

Taught by

Brooke Lark
Brooke Lark
Brooke Lark hails from a 100-year old food photography studio located in the heart of Salt Lake City. A professional food photographer and videographer since 2006, her client list includes General Mills, Disney, World Kitchen, International Housewares Association, kitchenware giant GoodCook, New York Times bestselling nutritionist, FitMenCook, Simple Green Smoothies and She is the author of 10-plus cookbooks, and her work appears in digital and paper publications around the globe. Follow Brooke on Instagram: @brookelark.

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