"A picture is worth a thousand words, but a well-captured food photograph is worth a thousand cravings."

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Why Your Restaurant or Winery Bistro Deserves the Magic of a Food Photographer


A food branding photographer doesn't just snap pictures; we weave a story that beckons guests to experience the deliciousness of your food and atmosphere and entice them to make a reservation. Whether you're a winery bistro, an upscale restaurant, or a casual brew pub, my job is to make your food and your destination a must-do place to experience.


Here are a few reasons to hire me to photograph your food:


  1. Delectable Temptation: I capture the heart of your dishes, making mouths water and drawing guests eager to taste and explore.
  2. Creative Storytelling: Through my lens, your establishment's tale unfolds, inviting people to savor not just the food but the entire experience.
  3. Brand Elevation: Professional imagery elevates your brand, creating an emotional connection that resonates.
  4. Social Media Buzz: Stunning visuals are social media gold, sparking curiosity and driving shares and engagement, attracting more patrons.
  5. Marketing Magic: Beyond photos, you will receive valuable marketing assets that breathe life into menus, websites, and promotions, enticing guests even before they arrive.

Food Photography Pricing

Branding Mini Session

$297 + GST

Okanagan branding photography mini session featuring muscles and fries.

Branding Mini Session

$297 + GST

Perfect for capturing a menu item or a pre-planned kitchen scene. I come to a location of your choice for a 30-40 minute shoot. Receive 7 edited high resolution images with the option to purchase more. Includes standard image license.

Strategic Branding Session

$497 + GST

Okanagan branding photography 1-hour session featuring dessert prep.

Strategic Branding Session

$497 + GST

For food establishments seeking storytelling visuals for their marketing. Consultation, coordination, and planning is included. Receive 15 high-resolution edited images with the option to purchase more. Includes standard image license. 1-1.5 hours.

Strategic All-Inclusive

$600 + GST

Strategic All-Inclusive

$600 + GST

For restaurants that want all of the best-edited images from the Strategic Branding Session. For an extra $100 you recieve all of the goods. 1-1.5 hours.

Half-Day Branding Immersion

$1497 + GST

Okanagan food photography half day session featuring food at Phantom Creek Estates.

Half-Day Branding Immersion

$1497 + GST

Perfect for covering several menu items and the restaurant atmosphere. Models can also be arranged. Receive 60 high resolution edited images with the option to purchase more. Includes standard image license. 3.5 hours.

Half-Day All-Inclusive

$1797 + GST

Half-Day All-Inclusive

$1797 + GST

For restaurants that want all of the best-edited images from the Half-Day Branding Immersion session. For an extra $300, receive all the goods. Full day rates are also available. 3.5 hours.

Some of the brands I've worked with...

Phantom Creek Estates logo Oliver BC
Miradoro Restaurant logo Oliver BC
Firehall Brewery logo Oliver BC
Vis A Vis logo Oak Bay BC
Wickaninnish Inn logo Tofino BC

FAQ

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What equipment do you use for food photography?

I rely on top-notch equipment, including my Nikon D850 camera, along with premium lenses and lighting gear. This setup enables me to capture intricate details and textures, ensuring exceptional food photography.

How can I prepare for a food photography session to ensure the best results?

We'll begin by defining your branding goals, audience, and desired message. This guides our tailored session. We will collaborate on an efficient timeline to capture a diverse range of shots prepared by your chef.

How do you handle food styling and props?

I collaborate with chefs to showcase their culinary artistry. I arrange dishes on the table with meticulous attention to detail, strategically incorporating brand elements like bottles to enhance visuals and brand identity.

How do you handle photo delivery and storage?

I provide an online gallery for you to download your edited, high-resolution images. Please save them to a secure location, as they'll be available on my website for a limited time before archiving.

Please explain your approach to post-production in food photography?

In post-production, I utilize Adobe Lightroom and Photoshop to refine and enhance food images. These tools enable precise adjustments in color, contrast, and sharpness, preserving the dish's authenticity while ensuring visual appeal.

How many photos can I expect to receive from a session?

The number of photos you receive depends on the session type and package. Standard branding shoots usually include around 50 edited images.

What is the turnaround time for receiving edited branding photos?

For food and branding shoots, expect photos between 1 -2 weeks, with some immediate selections.

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