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When I quit my job in 2017 and started a food photography creative business, I thought it would be easy. In the beginning of my food photography creative business, it was one of the most exciting things I did. Why? Because it gave me the opportunity to make my own rules, create my own deadlines, […]

3 Things No One Tells You About Starting A Food Photography Creative Business

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Introduction When Alice Waters wrote in The Art of Simple Food, “good food is a right and not a privilege,” she was speaking about the way we prepare food at home. But she could just as easily have been speaking about the way we photograph it. As professional food photographer Georgina Hayden tells me, “I […]

A Food Photographer Who Will Capture Your Style

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I’ve been shooting food professionally since 2015, and I’ve seen a lot of people come and go in this industry. One thing that hasn’t changed is the fact that there’s no shortage of people who want to be great food photographers. But what makes someone truly great? What are the things that make the difference […]

11 Things Great Food Photographers Do

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I don’t have any standard photography packages. I know, I know—this is a confusing concept for some people. And I get it. I mean, if you’re trying to decide between a family photographer and a wedding photographer, it makes sense to look at photography packages. But if you’re looking for commercial photography—well, then it gets […]

I Don’t Have Standard Photography Packages. Here’s Why.

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The most common question I get from clients is whether or not they need to hire a food stylist. Since photography is my primary medium, I’m often asked if I can just do it all myself. After all, isn’t that how photographers work? But the truth is that food styling is an art form in […]

4 Things That Happened When I Hired A Food Stylist

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Why hire a food photographer? A professional food photographer has an eye for what sells. As a small business owner, you know that your work is never done. You’re constantly trying to figure out how to do more with less—and when it comes to marketing, that means finding the right balance between spending money on […]

Return on Investment: What’s the ROI of Food Photography?

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The experience of working with me is like a lively, colorful, and inspiring ride on a roller coaster. I value three things: fun, innovation, and integrity, which means that I am constantly pushing myself to do my best work and keep my clients inspired and excited about what we create together. When you hire me […]

What Happens When You Hire Me as Your Food Photographer?

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Do we really need to hire a food stylist for this shoot? It’s a common question, especially from first-time clients. They’re afraid that hiring a stylist will be too expensive, and they also wonder if it’s necessary in the first place. After all, that’s what the photographer is for, right? But here’s the thing: you […]

The Most Asked Question I Get from First-Time Clients, Answered

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As a food photographer, there are many questions one must be able to answer. And no, it is not a trick question. Hopefully, you have a good idea of what makes you stand out as a food photographer and how you want to present yourself. But if you don’t, it’s time to figure it out. […]

Questions Every Food Photography Business Should Be Able To Answer

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Today we’re going to be discussing whether it’s worth your money to hire a professional food photographer. Food photography can help build recognition for your brand or product. If you’re thinking about hiring a pro, please take the time to read this post and make an informed decision based on facts, not what you think […]

Food Photographer: Hire A Pro Or Do It Yourself?

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