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It’s fall. I love fall. Always have and always will. Firstly, I love the way it smells, how the leaves crunch under my feet, and the way my breath comes out in little clouds when I’m outside. I love curling up with a pumpkin spice latte and watching the leaves tumble past my window. For […]

October 31, 2022

pumpkin spice latte
flat lay of maple baked pears

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The most dramatic thing about these maple-baked pears is that they were made by me. I have been thinking a lot about creativity lately. It’s not that I’m not creative, but rather that I am in a rut of sorts. That happens to all of us at some point or another. We get used to […]

October 3, 2022

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I recently had the pleasure of working with food stylist Kristina Wolter from Girl Gone Grits on a photo shoot. The photo was to feature a hand holding a sparkly peach—a fun and unique photo that would stand out among the competition. Kristina brought her assistant Jill along to serve as our hand model, and […]

September 26, 2022

Platter of oysters with half a lemon

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I collaborated with food stylist, Susan Gebhard, on a photoshoot to shoot oysters inspired by classic Dutch paintings. We wanted to create deep and dramatic colors that looked like we took them straight from a canvas painting. This was the first time I’ve worked with Susan, and it was an absolute pleasure. She’s extremely talented […]

September 5, 2022

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I love being a food photographer and having the best photoshoot ever. I can’t say enough how much I love working with clients who trust me to create beautiful images for their brand. And man, do I love it when a client trusts me enough to let me have free rein over my creative process. […]

August 29, 2022

stack of red strawberries with the top bitten into with gold glitter

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June was a whirlwind. I worked on two shoots: one for a cookbook, one for an ice cream brand, and I interviewed several guests for my podcast, The Savory Shot. My life was full of chaos and excitement, but it was also full of stress and exhaustion. At the end of June, I felt a […]

August 1, 2022

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Photographing ice cream is not only a fun job, but it’s one that’s helped me make connections with real people and their products. Henal Patel of Real Artisan Ice Cream reached out to me for a shoot recently. I was so excited to work with someone who is so passionate about their work. These ice […]

July 18, 2022

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Working with G Squared Pizza was a pleasure. First, Garrett Ghoering from G Squared Pizza hired me and my team to create new shots for their upcoming gelato and sandwich lines. Working with G Squared Pizza is always a fun time. Additionally, Garrett is creative, professional, and fun. G Squared has an excellent product, and […]

June 27, 2022

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I like being able to give my readers photographs of chocolate that are both beautiful and scrumptious. I also want to show them what it takes for me to pull off all that magic, so they can see how I shot this cocoalicious image. The process of creating this picture session, from conception to conclusion, […]

June 6, 2022

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This post is about the photoshoot for Poirot’s Coffee and Creme Puffs, a mock coffee shop I imagined in my head. I used Hercule Poirot as an inspiration for this coffee and crepe photoshoot. Hercule Poirot is the main character of a British series by Agatha Christie. He’s a Belgian detective who solves mysteries and […]

May 9, 2022