2 Day Videography & Photography Workshop

October 22-23, 2022. Paris, France

Held in the 17th arrondissement/ Batignolles-Monceau of Paris, France in a stunning historical Haussmannian style spacious loft, participants will learn the art of video and photography in true Parisian style. 

This workshop will be 2 INTENSE days of video study where you’ll learn the art and structure of video storytelling for social media and brand/commercial work. You’ll learn mise-en-scène; composition, styling, angles, props, lighting, sound, and editing (Adobe Lightroom, Photoshop, Premiere Pro). There will be ample opportunity for break-out sessions, filming and photographing plus 1:1 editing and mentoring sessions with all the instructors. 

Other topics covered: photography, styling, how to grow your business and find your distinct brand and voice in a saturated market of photographers/videographers.

Workshop will be taught in English, but French translation can be provided. 

Elise Dumas, Linda Lomelino, Joann Pai and Betty Shin Binon

Saturday October 22nd and Sunday October 23rd 2022 

Both days 9:00 - 17:00 

Paris, France (17th arrondissement). Exact location will be provided upon booking.

All learning materials, lunch, refreshments and snacks both days.

(Accommodations and travel are not included)

PRICE: 1500 Euros

TO BOOK: please complete registration form and email it to joann@sliceofpai.com .  

The Instructors

Elise Dumas @ThePineappleChef Parisian Stylist, photographer and recipe developer. Elise has styled/photographed and worked along side countless leading French Chefs, vintners, and publications. Her photographs and styling are inspiring, opulent with scents of delicate florals, and  nostalgia. Elise’s creativity and extraordinary eye for styling botanicals and food will give way to some edgy and innovative styling and photography sessions.

Linda Lomelino @Linda_Lomelino requires no introduction. Published cookbook author, accomplished photographer, videographer, Linda is the real deal, THE trailblazer of food photography and blogging, Linda’s vast knowledge and unlimited talent will lead with videography both the theory of telling a short visual story and editing. 

Betty Shin Binon @StemsAndForks is a Canadian based photographer, videographer, floral faffer and baroque music enthusiast. Betty’s emotive videos and photography leans on the dark side but rich with optimism and beauty. She’ll be teaching how to create a vivid video story under 1 minute.

Joann Pai @SliceOfPai  Paris-based travel and food photographer. We’ve all seen her work…New York Times, Condé Nast Traveler and Saveur just to name a few. Joann’s photographs are genuine, rich, inspiring and laden with nuanced storytelling. Learn how to shoot an editorial style travel or food shot. Plus get some helpful tips on how to be noticed by publications. 

Who should attend?

This program is ideal for photographers/videographers, bloggers, social media influencers/content creators, food/floral stylists, food industry specialists such as restaurant owners, and portrait photographers and those interested in photography and/or styling your food, flowers or subject with an edge. Some basic knowledge of how to use a camera is recommended to attend this workshop. However all levels of photographers are welcome.


Laptop with Adobe Photoshop Lightroom CC, Photoshop, Adobe Premiere Pro 2021 installed, any type of digital camera with memory card(s) and fully charged battery, charger, and any special props you’d like to use. However we will have some props, tripods, gimbal and stabilizers available.

Terms & Conditions:

Bookings are non-refundable unless you are able to find someone to take your place. Exceptions may be made at the discretion of the facilitator. In the event the French government issues a nation wide Stay-At-Home order that requires everyone to remain at home due to COVID-19, we will notify you as soon as possible. In France, in person events are permitted at 100% capacity and there is no general requirement for participants to have received a COVID-19 vaccination or to wear a mask. Every effort will be made to sanitize high traffic areas throughout both days. 


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