Upcoming Events

 

Competitions, performances, festivals and exhibitions. We have a little something for everyone! Check the schedule below for details on upcoming events sponsored by Create Appalachia.

 

Tips, Tricks & Hands On: Food Styling for Photographers

Tips, Tricks & Hands On: Food Styling for Photographers

April 3, 2021 @9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Take your food styling skills up a notch or two in this day-long workshop led by Fred Turko and Elliot Shaffner, the principals of Fred + Elliott Photography. This talented couple from Richmond, VA boasts a long and impressive list of clients, including Coca Cola, Chips Ahoy, Hamilton Beach, and both Duke’s and Hellman’s Mayonnaise. They have also worked with publications such as Bon Appétit, Garden and Gun, Local Palate, and Virginia Living, among others.

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Creating an Instagram-Worthy Holiday Table

Creating an Instagram-Worthy Holiday Table

April 4, 2021 @2:30 pm – 3:30 pm

Do you aspire to set a beautiful holiday table?
Designed for participants who love to cook and
entertain, this fun and informative program will help you do it in style! This presentation will be led by professional food stylists Elliott Shaffner and Fred Turko of Fred + Elliott Photography in Richmond, VA. Their work has appeared in a long and impressive list of publications such as Bon Appétit, Garden and Gun, Local Palate, and Virginia Living, among others. Set a welcoming and beautiful table that reflects your own personal aesthetic. You’ll be the toast of your guests, and the envy of your followers on social media. No food styling or photography experience necessary.

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Food Styling for Chefs

Food Styling for Chefs

April 5, 2021 @9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Chefs and other food professionals will love this interactive session, in which Elliott Shaffner and Fred Turko of Fred + Elliott Photography show how to photograph food and create great video stories in a real-life restaurant setting. This talented couple from Richmond, VA boasts a long and impressive list of clients, including Coca Cola, Chips Ahoy, Hamilton Beach, and both Duke’s and Hellman’s Mayonnaise. They have also worked with publications such as Bon Appétit, Garden and Gun, Local Palate, and Virginia Living, among others.

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