Travel with iconic café lifestyle photographer Sean Dalton as he shares his process for shooting moody café and coffee shop lifestyle photos — the style that built his career as a professional photographer.
Having shot for several large brands and establishing himself as an Instagram Influencer, Sean has used his talents in café lifestyle photography to tell the visual stories of countless cafes around the world. This 37-minute, behind-the-scenes style course is fueled by his experiences and insights. Sean shares several of his secrets to success, including:
- Identifying photo-genic and "Instagrammable" cafes and coffee shops
- Preparing for photo shoots and gaining inspiration
- Common mistakes and how to avoid them
- Utilizing gear to capture the perfect shot
- Telling visual stories through a combination of lighting, styling, and composition
- Editing photos to enhance the mood and ambiance of the café setting
Whether you’re an aspiring freelancer photographer, café hopping enthusiast with limited camera skills, or professional food photographer, this class mixes technical information with foundational photography skills that appeals to everyone. See the inner workings of a professional café lifestyle photographer, and take your visual storytelling skills to the next level.
Sean Dalton is an American travel and lifestyle photographer. Originally from San Jose, California, Sean moved to Thailand in 2016 to pursue humanitarian efforts. His work brought him to several South-East Asian countries, where he developed a strong sense of visual imagery. Sean has established a large thanks to his consistent editing style and online courses. Sean has nearly 100,000 students on Skillshare where he teaches content related to digital photography, travel, business, and social media.
Sean is largely based out of Thailand and Indonesia, but is consistently traveling to different parts of the world for projects both personal and professional. Sean takes a stylized approach to his work, aiming to emphasize the original emotions that exist in any given scene. His strong understanding of light, color, and editing have allowed him to develop his unique style over the years.