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Photography Fundamentals
Food Photography Bootcamp
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Core photography principles that give you a solid foundation for growth in creating professional photoshoots.
Get job-ready skills to start immediately with successful freelance shoots.
Advance your career by creating projects, collaborating with pro photographers, and participating in the extensive labs.
Join our diverse community of top industry experts to get the secret ingredient you need to boost your skills, get exclusive job opportunities and make extra cash.
Get perfect-matching placements, projects, or contracts easily as a highly-vetted expert.
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Move through a verified career track

We make it easier to identify and create your dream job. Our programs are designed to be short-term training solutions available at an affordable price.

A Game-Changing Learning Experience

We rewrite learning DNA for success. We have created structured boot camps designed by photography experts and experienced coaches to help you become a professional photographer. The unique Primeclass Boosting Framework helps you to start a career and find a job or business you love with a decent income and global perspectives.

Challenging, motivating, professional. The best photographers create our curriculum and retouch masters and coaches. They spent months evaluating, writing, and curating our library of lessons. You will get only on-trend tips and rules acquired with more than 15 years of experience by industry leaders. Learn only what you need in the real world. Content is continually reviewed and updated to ensure our resources remain current and relevant.

Highly vetted curriculum

Project-based learning encourages you to put your knowledge and skills to the test immediately. It is the easiest way to get ready for your new career. Real-world projects increase your prospects of being selected by clients and entering the photography job market faster than others.

Real world projects

You have a unique talent. Identify your core competencies through personalized feedback. Get professional reviews of your works and projects online, personal guidance, technical assistance, and more.
We dig deep to find an appropriate feedback response that gives you courage for greater results. Thanks to project-based learning and qualified feedback, you get a perfectly polished portfolio.


Impress your future employees with a professional portfolio. We build our curriculum around portfolio design so that you work on a portfolio throughout the program. By the end of the Bootcamp, you get a full collection of projects that showcase your skills. So you can design a unique personal brand and truly stand out from the crowd of photographers.


Convenience & Flexibility

Keep your work-life balance comfortable but evolving. Set your learning goals and move at your own pace. No pressure.
If you cannot attend our live meetings with Experts — get your feedback through emails! Our mentors are there to help you. If you need personalized feedback specially, you can ask for it from your Advisor

Ask for options

Our Bootcamp curriculum is flexible and can be personalized for every student`s purpose. You can go back to a previous topic or skip a few you already know. Just set the requirements of your ideal learning experience with your Teaching Mentor.

Adjust the curriculum

Feel free to adjust learning process to your life. Bootcamp`s curriculum is flexible and can be personalized for every single student`s purpose. Just set the requirements of your ideal learning experience with your Teaching Mentor.

Take a break

You can submit your assignments for review as often as you want and need. The main goals of our Bootcamp are stunning results and strong skills. We promote the idea of a feedback loop. So you can improve your projects until you get a polished version.

Feedback loop

You’re in charge of your time. You have 24/7 access to the platform. Study at any time of the day or night, in the café and at the airport, during your lunch break and on vacation, while the kids are having a nap or dinner is on the stove. Our online program is flexible and not stitched to the Expert`s schedule but yours.

Set the schedule

Meet the PRO's. Change the world using their knowledge.

Learn from an
industry insider
Aleksander Slyadnev
In a year, I grew from a good but ordinary photographer who takes ordinary photos to a world-class photographer with the biggest orders and clients. And I'm going to share my technique with you. The same technique that has allowed me to become one of the best food photographers in the world.
Food-Photographer & Expert at Primeclass
years` experience in professional photography
years` in teaching and coaching practice
TOP-100 best food photographers in the world according to the British Journal of Photography
Cooperated with the best Michelin restaurants in Europe and Asia
A career turn requires courage and motivation. We help you keep moving on your path, break the glass ceiling, and meet your life goals. We are like family.

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Students love us ♥

Ann Ursul
If someone is looking for a photography course right now, then Alexander Slyadnev is the best choice! This bootcamp will give you lots of new and useful skills, whether you are a beginner photographer or a PRO. Theory is simple and clear, homework assignments are realistic and detailed. You will get assistance by advisors and mentors, plus students ` community with all their experience and support.
Alex Alario
Alexander Slyadnev's photography course is my favorite course ever :) The program teaches you to think and to love your job. Alexander is a strategist. I like his positively realistic approach. I am excited to learn from professionals in different areas of photography. Learn, train new skills and enjoy your results — what can be better?
Mary Gamme
Fascinating school with high-demanding material and a real-world teaching system. The structure and syllabus facilitate the learning process, which captivates from the very first video lesson. Alexander makes your mind work hard, but also you can use this course as a sports program because you need to walk a lot to take a nice photo at sunset/daw /blue hour! I am happy about choosing this school!
Alex Chernova
I am a junior photographer, working for 2,5 years. All this time I`ve been on the lookout for my own style, trying different genres and just practicing. When I realized that photography is not my profession, it is my lifestyle, I started looking for a photography school. And I found the amazing course by Alexander Slyadnev. This man captivated me from the very first second with his solar energy of Life and Creativity. I started watching lessons and webinars, doing homework and analyzing photos, and understanding my own camera. I am in bright delight from the wise combination of knowledge and practice. Alexander is an incredible photographer and a master of his craft, he explains everything so expressively and clearly that it is impossible not to fall in love and drown in the creative flow. I want to say: “Thank you”. Thank you, Alexander, and all your teachers, advisors, and students. You create real art in this vast world.
Valery Kobets
I have been studying photography online for about 3 months, so I can give a review based on my own experience. Alexander Slyadnev's course is a place where learning is joyful: each topic is divided into subtopics, and training videos do not last long, which allows you not to lose concentration. It's easier to tune into learning, even after a hard day's work. Homework is checked twice a week, so it's easy to adjust to your schedule. All video lessons are conducted by Alexander himself, and he knows how to present the material perfectly: his speech is alive and not monotonous, and his knowledge is backed up by tremendous experience. During the training, not only theory is given, but also step-to-step instructions and guides. Based on the foregoing, we can conclude that the training takes place in a convenient format and captivates from the first lessons.
Daria ProPhoto
I never believed in online learning, and I was very skeptical about this business, but I was surprised when I really saw the result! When you look forward to moving from task to task, when you see how you grow professionally and it's so exciting! Thanks.
Tanya Rosca
Alexander Slyadnev's photography course is the best decision I could make this year. The entire program is very well structured and understandable. With each new lesson, it gets more and more engaging! I am fully satisfied!!! I feel like the first astronaut in space ever!!!
Dmitry Rodionov
I have been doing photography since I was a child — with a film photography. Then I got a SLR digital camera. But it wasn`t as simple as I thought. No matter how hard I tried, I did not get photographs that would please me. I just left photography for several years, but the inner desire took its toll. I started watching YouTube tutorials. And then I came across a video by Alexander Slyadnev. I`ve watched all his lessons! And after a couple of days, I started studying at Alexander's online course. This is not just training: it is a storehouse of knowledge. All knowledge in the art of photography is given consistently using a simple language. I am very glad that I chose Alexander Slyadnev. I am still in progress with my education. But I want to thank Alexander for not only creating a program but putting all his knowledge and soul into it!!!
Alena Bykava
I studied with another photographer before, so I can say that Alexander is certainly an incredible teacher. He can clearly express his thoughts, and he has really unique experience as for food photographer. The course is well thought out, throughout the training, there is support both from the course staff and from Alexander himself. Recommend it!
Before Alexander Slyadnev's course, I only barely understood what to do in order to learn food photography. Now I have a well-defined plan. I want to dig deeper. It was very important and useful for me to watch, study, and try the whole process of creating food photography— building a composition, setting the lighting, flash, reflectors, camera, etc. It's nice to know that I'm on the right track, the only thing left is to study and practice a lot.
Thanks to Alexander for that relaxed atmosphere he creates. He put everything in my head in its place. Alex, you are cool! Even if we discard your profession and everything connected with it, you are cool :) I love relaxed people with a slightly daring sense of humor :)
Galina Vityuk
These photos and Alexander Slyadnev's course are definitely my jackpot in studying photography. This course is not just about how food photography is created. Alex shows you: how to create a story/emotions in a frame, he tells about composition and compositional grids, and lighting rules, and also shares tricks and special effects that he uses himself. This information and knowledge are necessary and important, but the experience gained is unique. After the program, I feel more confident in my skills and I can actually do more than I think. The next day, I even plucked up the courage and asked for an assistant role to work with a real shoot in a restaurant with another photographer (and we are almost strangers). Got it!
I love studying with Alexander because there is no chaos on the set, no chaos in the program: everything is logical, everything is natural, everything is thought out in the frame to the last detail, and everything is fine! And he is unbridled and dedicated to inspiration and creativity! This is just an avalanche of creativity, which is transmitted from Alex to everyone around and it is not quickly treated.
Alex makes you feel like one his course gives you more than years of learning with all the books and videos and ignites you for new challenges. Alex, thank you for your knowledge: simple, easy, fun, and useful. I got my inspiration for the year ahead. Finally, I'll start shooting purely for my heart and soul.
Integrity is powerful

Stand on your mates' shoulders

Share the success stories

Fuckups are told too

Expand your network

Get inspired by your fellow`s success stories and present the results of your project to the team — keeping your colleagues in the community well motivated.
Mistakes and mishaps — are the biggest gifts you can gain from a PRO, or you can share as a leader to speed up the learning process.
Having a large number of friends and colleagues all over the world gives you more opportunities to explore creative resources.
Our curriculum is based on real-life projects that reproduce work conditions with clients. Learn how to shoot from basic to trendy food photography cases to tackle big professional challenges and put the perfectly polished photo in your portfolio.

Hands-on projects for a job-ready portfolio

Not a coffee morning
This case can be implemented at home using simple accessories.

You will learn how to work with the morning aura, create simple compositions, and manage lighting with an extended dynamic range.

Thanks to the many references that go with this assignment, you will get basic skills in composing your clients' mud boards, working with high-key footage, and creating morning mood shoots, which is necessary for clients in the culinary industry.

Step-by-step recipe
This case will require planning and creating a story in a series of photographs. You'll need to hold the same quality conditions for the light, composition, and story, right from the list of ingredients to the final dish.

Thanks to this assignment, you'll learn to plan and organize individual photos and the entire series, greatly expanding your possibilities as a food photographer.

This case gives you all the tools to work with bloggers and cooking book authors or set up your cooking project.

Grande cuisine photography
This project is waiting for you at the end of your training. It requires all the professional techniques in food photography. You must find a real business, a restaurant that needs you — an ambitious food photographer with creative ideas. This project will teach you how to negotiate with real clients and hold a photo shoot for them. Get all the necessary soft skills of planning, creating arrangements, and communication.

Restaurant food photography is one of the most common ways a food photographer can make money. Every restaurant needs engaging food photos for the menu, advertising, or social media. Restaurant owners pay high budgets for their food photos — they know this marketing activity increases the average check-up to 4-9% monthly.


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