Food Photography Workshop (Using your mobile phone)

Globe MyBusiness in partnership with Manila Workshops brings you our very first Food Photography Workshop.

If you run a restaurant, cafe or small food stall, you know how important your menu is. It is the first introduction to your food that a customer gets and having great pictures can make a big difference. In a city full of tourists not all of whom speak our language, how do you attract them into your food establishment with ease? Photos can be understood by everyone. Most people like to see a photo of their food before they order so they know exactly what they are getting.

Nowadays where social media plays a big role in showing people what you offer, learning how to take nice photos using your mobile phones can be a great help to your food business.

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WHAT YOU WILL LEARN:

The problem:
Sensory perception.
What looks good in real life might not look good on photos.
The absence of smell and taste: Making up for it.

LIGHTING IS EVERYTHING
Natural and artificial lighting, how to work with these.

THE PSYCHOLOGY OF COLOR, TEXTURES, AND SHAPES

EQUIPMENT
What to use?
Lenses, modifiers, tripods, filters, etc.

ANGLES AND COMPOSITION
Find the best angle for your subject. Decide on which side works best. Not everthing should be shot flat-lay style.

STYLING
How to work with a food stylist to get the results you want.
Enhancing elements and qualities to make things pop.
Using props and other tools.
Basic styling kit.

EDITING AND POST PROCESS
Enhancing food photos through Lightroom and Photoshop

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Event Details:

Date: August 12, 2017
Time: 1PM – 6PM
Venue: Globe Tower
32nd Street corner 7th Avenue, Bonifacio Global City, Taguig

Learning Rates:

Super Early Bird Rate: Php 1,000 (until July 16)
Early Bird Rate: Php 1,500 (until July 31)
Regular Rate: P2,500
Bring-a-Buddy Rate: P3,500

**Workshop Fee is inclusive of handouts, certificates, giveaways and snacks!**

You may register through this link: http://manilaworkshops.com/events/food-photography-workshop
For more details contact:
VENI – veni.anabo@manilaworkshops.com | 09272816651

This workshop is supported by:

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8 shocking facts about germs we bet you didn’t know about

Last month, I brought my son to his Pedia for a check-up. I got worried because he has cough & colds for 3 weeks already. I believe that it was viral infection so I started to double-up his intake of fruits but nothing changed.

His pedia told me that his coughs & colds were caused by viral infection. I might have exposed him to too much germs and pollution. This also triggered his asthma. Poor little boy now is under medication for three months. I thought I maybe unaware of where else we acquire bad germs.

Wherever you go, bacteria abounds. Many of these bacteria are able to cause malodour, skin infection and diseases such as diarrhea, cough, colds and the like.

Worse, these bacteria are increasingly hardier, dirtier, and can multiply faster than you expect, therefore putting your family members at risk.

Consider these troubling facts about bacteria:

1. The number of bacteria that live in and on us outnumber our own human cells by ten to one.
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2. Common cold, flu and stomach viruses can live on the fingertips for hours and can survive on the surfaces of objects for days.
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3. 80% of all infections, from the common cold and flu to venereal disease and Ebola fever, are transmitted by people touching one another or touching objects that others have touched.
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4. A shopping cart can contain more fecal E. Coli than a supermarket toilet.
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5. One study found that in schools, water fountain buttons, pencil sharpeners, keyboards and faucet handles were the most contaminated objects with viruses.
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6. Phones have been found to have up to 4200 bacteria from fecal contamination. Safe drinking water should have less than 1 bacteria per 100ml.safeguard6

7. In an environment as humid as a bathroom, a single bacterial cell can multiply into one billion cells overnight.
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8. When someone comes to work sick, about half of the commonly touched surfaces in the office will become infected with the virus by lunchtime.
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In light of this disturbing data, it is imperative for all members of the household, especially children, to use the right kind of soap that can kill these germs effectively and prevent their regrowth.
Unfortunately, not all soaps are created equal. Experts have demonstrated that most soaps do not protect their family from modern day germ threats. Protection from germ threats begin with proper handwashing and bathing using an effective antibacterial soap like Safeguard.

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Safeguard with Germshield+ technology can fight a broad spectrum of gram positive and gram-negative bacteria and fungi, preventing more types of sickness, malodour, and skin infection. Moreover, Germshield+ technology inhibits the regrowth of these bacteria and fungi for up to 24 hours, thereby providing optimal protection.

For over 50 years in the Philippines, Safeguard has been recommended by the leading health experts for germ protection for the entire family. Encouraging proper hygiene, frequent handwashing, and the use the Safeguard will make your job as protector of the family easier and more effective.

Our family always uses SAFEGUARD, I thought my little boy is too young to use safeguard for his hands and body. But I am wrong, now, he uses Safeguard Soap and Safeguard Body Wash. He loves the one in Honey Smash Scent. 🙂 Now I am confident he is 99.9% Germ Protected! 😉

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Join the LEGO Friends and be part of Heartlake City

My little boy, Raix is a LEGO lover. His fondness to it is just overwhelming. As young as 3 years old, he can build small lego sets by following the manual. Honestly, he is even better than me! Haha. When he knew that we got an invitation to a LEGO Friends event he got so excited! 🙂

The LEGO Friends event was held last June 30 at the Ayala Malls the 30th. The event was also a launch of the weekend LEGO Friends Weekend Activity.

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LEGO Friends

LEGO Friends is a product range of the Lego construction toy designed primarily for girls. Introduced in 2012, the theme introduced the “mini-doll” figures, which are about the same size as the traditional minifigures but are more detailed and realistic. The sets include pieces in pink and purple color schemes and depict scenes from suburban life set in the fictional town of Heartlake City. In the initial wave of sets, the larger sets include bricks that can build a veterinary clinic, a malt-style café, a beauty salon and a suburban house; smaller sets included a “cool convertible,” a design studio, an inventor’s workshop and a swimming pool.

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Meet the LEGO Friends Characters

LEGO Friendstheme center around five best friends, each with their own unique personality, who live in the beautiful Heartlake City, where there are lots of cute animals to take care of, shops to visit and houses to live in.

Get to know the five core characters—named Andrea, Emma, Mia, Olivia and Stephanie!
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Stephanie is a confident natural leader. She is very social, creative and organized. She loves planning events, parties, and soccer. She also enjoys talking to people, writing stories and dancing ballet as well. Her signature colors are white, magenta and light pink, and her favorite food is cupcakes.

Olivia is an environmentalist who enjoys science, nature, and history. She also enjoys inventing,hiking, taking pictures, school and drawing. She is also a caretaker of a newborn foal. Her signature colors are pink, purple, and white. She is very intelligent and focused, yet at times clumsy.

Emma is the fashionista of the group, Emma is a very stylish and trendy girl who loves style. As shown in the sets she appears in, she enjoys fashion design, making jewelry, interior design, makeovers, English horseback jumping and karate. Her signature colors are purple and pink. She is very fashionable, yet sometimes forgetful and unable to speak up for herself.

Mia is the animal lover of the group, Mia is also a vegetarian. She enjoys taking care of and spending time with animals. She also excels atsports, training animals and drumming, and enjoys riding horses, camping and magic tricks. Her signature colors are light blue, green, and purple. She is very caring and athletic, yet somewhat stubborn.

Andrea is the musician of the group. She is a talented singer and great at making up her own songs. She loves anything that pertains to music: singing, playing the piano, dancing, and drama/theater, and is also a great cook, as she works at a café, as well as a loving for bunnies. She is practical, yet at times overly dramatic. She is sometimes a little full of herself, but she normally learns her lesson.

Exciting Games and Prizes

The most exciting part during the LEGO Friends event launch was the games. One of which is the Lego Friends Speed Building Competition.

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I asked Raix what he want to build. He said he wanted to make a sword like from Star Wars. Here is his light saber. 😀

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He had an awesome time building this. Imagine building something with just 60 blocks! It was like show-and-tell, kids are asked what they built. I was so proud of Raix because he didn’t get shy when he was asked about his entry. 🙂

We were not able to win Major Prizes from the two games but we got lucky and was picked during the raffle! Yey!!!

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We also got a bag of LEGO goodies! Thank you so much Lego Philippines! Raix can’t wait to open it all! Watch out for our unboxing and toy review on Raix’ YouTube Channel

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Dads and moms if you are planning on a family activity this weekend this LEGO Friends Weekend Activity will surely be a big hit to your kids. Also a fun way to bond with them. 🙂 Head on over to Ayala Malls the 30th to win awesome LEGO items. Registration starts 11AM. I assure you that your family will have “blocks and blocks” of FUN!!!

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Lightning Strikes Back

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It’s not over until Lightning strikes back. Witness the legendary world-champion Lightning McQueen (voice of Owen Wilson) in his strongest and weakest elements- from being blinded by the new generation of blazing-fast racers and ultimately, with his own light of success. The much anticipated comeback of Lightning McQueen is set to hit the big screens on August 2 – from Disney Pixar’s Cars 3.

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Determined to get back on track with the help of the eager and unconventional race technician, Cruz Ramizez (voice of Cristela Alonzo), Lightning Mcqueen is definitely unstoppable and ready to compete with even the fastest, sleekest, frontrunner of the next generation racers, Jackson Storm (voice of Armie Hammer). Trained and equipped with high-tech simulators programmed to perfect technique and maximize velocity, Jackson Storm is certainly one of the biggest battles Lightning McQueen has yet to face.

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Experience the race, rush and excitement as Richprime Global Inc., Mattel, Toy Kingdom and Walt Disney Philippines bring you the toys from Disney Cars 3. Get your hands on the upgraded versions of your favorite Cars 3 toy characters, including the movie’s newest member Jackson Storm and Cruz Ramirez in die-cast vehicles, character cars, remote control cars and play sets available in Toy Kingdom stores nationwide starting June 1.

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Disney Cars 3 toys are exclusively distributed by Richprime Global Inc., Mattel in the Philippines, and are available in all leading toy stores nationwide. To learn more about our products, visit our official Facebook Page (Richwell Club) and website at http://www.richprime.net.

Richwell Club Event: Twozies The Perfect Pair

Hello Mommies! Are you a fan of toys from Richwell Club like Hot Wheels and Shopkins? Yes? Great! You will probably love their new product, Twozies!

These are cute small toys that comes in pair. A mommy animal and it’s baby! There are over 140 pairs to collect. Raix and I are excited to meet these cuties and start collecting! 🙂

Join them on May 26-28 at Robinsons Magnolia, in partnership with Toys R Us Phils. Play for FREE as we FIND and MATCH all the babies and pets plus get a chance to WIN INSTANT PRIZES!

You may also get an access on our EXCLUSIVE ACTIVITIES for every purchase of Twozies Surprise Pack for only Php 179.25. COLORING ACTIVITIES, ORIGAMI HEART MAKING and SNAP CARD GAMES await you!

There’s more! They are also looking for the BEST MOM AND KID PAIR by joining their PHOTO CONTEST.

We are so excited to meet you and enjoy our weekend! See you there!

#Twozies #BetterTwogether #ThePerfectPair
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Toy Kingdom: Transformers The Last Knight Toy Launch

Calling all Transformers Fans! 1 more day to the amazing launch of Transformers The Last Knight toys at the SM Mall of Asia, Mall Atrium.

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Toy Kingdom has a lot of activities for Transformers fans. Come on over to the Main Mall Atrium dressed as your favorite Autobot and you might take home awesome prizes!

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Get a free Transformers Keychain for a minimum of P1,000 single-receipt purchase of Transformers items at the event! 😉

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See you these weekend and be the first to see the amazing Transformers toys. Be your own “Robots in Disguise.” 🙂

 

Workshop Alert: Monetizing on Video as a Platform

Getting curious on why many are creating their YouTube Channels? What do they get from posting their videos? Is it just a Hobby? Or is it Potential Income?

Wonder if you can be one of them? Are you a parent who likes toys or do you have kids who love toys? Are you a teen who loves make up? new wardrobe? Or are you a game enthusiast who knows tricks on how to finish a new game?

JOIN US and LEARN more about YouTube!

TOPICS:
1. Understanding the Content Landscape
2. Creating a Successful Content Strategy
3. Testimony: A YouTuber Creator’s Journey
4. Monetizing YouTube
5. ACTIVITY: Come up with a YouTube Channel idea

ABOUT THE SPEAKER:

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DENNIS LIM
Head, Digital Media Services at ABS-CBN Corporation

Dennis is a new media professional with a 15 year career track and outstanding record of accomplishment for providing digital and online strategies that meet the ever changing digital landscape. He is an expert in developing end to end video on demand and IPTV solutions with a demonstrated ability manage a successful online video streaming service.

Previously held positions:
 Usability and HTML Head – Big Dipper, Inc. (3 year 8 months)
 Head of Video Operations – ABS-CBN Interactive, Inc. (4 years)
 Head, Online and Video Operations – ABS-CBN Interactive, Inc. (3 years 8 months)
 Head of Operations – ABS-CBN Interactive (2 years 3 months)

His specializations include: Digital Media, Online Advertising, Digital Marketing, Mobile Devices, Digital Strategy, Content Strategy, SEO, Online Video Strategy, Business Strategy and Web Content.

Experiences Gained
 Expert in daily production and publishing work with service level agreements on quality, efficiency and speed of delivery.
 YouTube certified expert in Audience Growth and Channel Strategy
 YouTube ContentID specialist
 Expert on transcoding systems and management for VOD and Live stream services
 Expert in Online Video Platform services and integration
 Expert in digital video publishing to online, mobile and IPTV systems.
 Experience in managing DoubleClick For Publishers for online ad management.
 Experience on Content Delivery Network management
 Experience on Customer support systems
 Experience on Usability and functional testing methodologies and tools
 Previous experience with web design and HTML coding.

DETAILS:

WHEN: April 1, 2017 | 1PM-5PM
WHERE: Pen Brothers, Makati City

LEARNING RATES:

Regular Rate: P1,500
Bring-a-Buddy Reg Rate: P2,500

CONTACT PERSON:
Veni – veni.anabo@manilaworkshops.com | 09272816651

You may reserve your slot here: http://manilaworkshops.com/events/youtube101

This workshop is in partnership with:

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