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You’re ready to take your food brand to the next level. You’re hungry for a new look. You want stunning photos that are sure to grab the attention of potential clients and make sales a cinch. But where should you start? It can be overwhelming to find someone to work with when you don’t know […]

Hungry For a New Look?

Chocolate covered strawberries on a baking pan and a pot of melted chocolate on a blue background
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I love working with first-time cookbook clients because they come in super enthusiastic and ready to throw down. But sometimes, the amount of information and prep work we need to do before a cookbook photoshoot can be surprising. We all know that setting up a recipe takes some time and effort. But when you’re looking […]

Life On A Plate: What I Do Before Every Cookbook Photoshoot

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When you’re in the business of creating delicious food, people need to know it looks as good as it tastes. This is where hiring a food photographer can prove to be very useful. And while marketing one’s self artistically without the use of any external help is possible, having a professional do the work for […]

Why Hiring a Food Photographer is Critical for Your Business

Ingredients for apple pie layout
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We’re often asked what inspires us, and our answer is always the same: we love creating stories with our photography. As a food photographer, we strive to help you tell the story behind your food — whether that be the hard work you put into making the dish, your memories of a family member’s beloved […]

Creating Stories With Food Photography

Three honey mixers in a puddle of honey on a pink background
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How do you know if the photographer “gets it”?   At the risk of sounding like a disinterested, worn-out, and pretentious food photographer here (which is not me, I swear), there are so many food photographers in this world. There are more than 381 million Google results when you search “food photographer.” That is a […]

A Food Photographer Who Gets It

Strawberry linzer cookies placed in a row on a green background
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I was in the Philadelphia Museum of Art, and I was looking at a Rembrandt painting. It was the first time I had ever seen one of his paintings. I was stunned. I’d never seen anything so beautiful. The dramatic lighting in the painting was very soft and gentle, with deep and dramatic shadows.  Since […]

5 Dramatic Lighting Techniques in Food Photography

Chocolate cake with blackberries, hershey kisses, and figs on top
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Today, I will teach you how to create a stunning, mouthwatering food photo of delicious food. People eat with their eyes first, and a picture can make or break a dish. Our goal is to make the dish look tasty, and we’re going to help it do that with three things. We call them the […]

The 3 P’s of Food Photography

Peanut butter spread on top of peanut butter wafers
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I get asked this question all the time “What’s in your camera bag?” I thought it would be fun to showcase what’s in my camera bag, so here it is. In my camera bag: Canon 5Dsr Let’s start with the camera I use. I upgraded to the Canon 5Dsr in 2017 after landing a big […]

What’s In My Camera Bag? A Peek Inside.

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Some myths just never seem to die. I hear this question, “Is it true that you use motor oil for syrups” all the time. There are so many myths surrounding food photography that is, in fact, are false. I want to set the record straight on some of these myths. Natural light is best for […]

5 Food Photography Myths You Can Stop Believing Right Now

Caramelized pears
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I get asked a lot of questions about what I do, mostly from people who want to learn more about food photography. I’ve worked as a professional food photographer for over 5 years, and I’m still learning every day. The following are just a few of the most important things that I’ve learned since I […]

Food Photography: 5 Things You Need to Know

caramelized pears with walnuts
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