Food Photography Workshop

by | August 17, 2019

August 17, 2019 10:00 am

A sector of the market relatively untapped, Food photography provides a plethora of opportunities for Photographers looking to carve a niche for themselves and make some extra cash! Chefs and restauranteurs aren’t left out either. The difference between you and competitors may simply lie in your presentation.

Always looking to empower creatives and entrepreneurial minds, The Assembly will be running its first ever Food Photography Workshop with none other than Chef and Professional Food Photographer, Minjiba Cookey.

Minjiba will be taking you through the essentials of creating and capturing amazing images of food that would have everyone asking for seconds!

You can look forward to learning the following at the workshop:

  • The best way to frame and capture different types of food.
  • How to light food for different scenarios.
  • How to set the stage for each type of meal you want to capture.
  • How to shoot for different platforms.
  • How to run a successful Food Photography Business.


Minjiba is a Chef, Food blogger, Food Photographer, and Content Creator. She loves to take familiar ingredients from her environs and transform them into globally appealing fusion dishes. Her ethos is fun, easy, healthy, smart comfort food. She has been featured in Forbes Woman Africa, Variety Magazine, Lost in Lagos, The Daily Nation and the Philips AirFryer global ad campaign. Her cooking show, ‘Minjiba Entertains’ is currently showing in the US and the Caribbean on The Africa Channel and also on Emirates in-flight entertainment. She posts weekly recipes to her website and daily food inspo on her Instagram @minjibacookey.


The Food Photography Workshop is perfect for:

  • Chefs ,caterers &restaurant operators
  • Photographers looking to up their skill and expertise in food photography and just
  • Anyone who might be interested in getting into a no-so crowded area of Photography.

Alright, I’m sold…. Where do I sign up?

You can reserve your place by registering here

Here are some important details you want to take note of: 

Date: 17th Aug 2019

Time: 10 AM – 2 PM

Venue: Nuli Lounge, 15 Admiralty Way, Lekki Phase 1, Lagos, Nigeria. 

Registration Fee*: N5000 (Early Bird) N10,000 after (August 13).

This event will be recorded and photographed

*Registration Fees are non-refundable and non-transferable

We can’t wait to see you !


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