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spotlight magazine Jan 2021 food & drink photography & motionMore Photos
Photographer and director Stephen Hamilton is known for his craveable drips, pours and crumbs, expertly capturing food you want to immediately pick up and savour. Flaws certainly aren’t flaws, they are imperfect perfection.
In a series with up-and-coming food stylists, Stephen focuses on the philosophy of less is more in terms of styling and more is more in terms of exploration. Highlighting the stylists’ cultures, signature dishes and areas of interest Hamilton brings a visual feast to life.
Hamilton’s studio is based in Chicago, but he brings his vision to clients all over the globe. His versatile facilities offer an integrated, comprehensive and Covid-19 safe approach to any size production. Covering over 11,000 square feet of three studios, the Stephen Hamilton Productions team delivers their client-first full-circle capabilities in the form of still photography, animated stills, cinemagraphs, stop-motion builds, how-to videos, tight and textured “delicious moments” videos and broadcast/commercials.
showcase magazine Dec 2020 chicago issue 826
Stephen Hamilton food & drink photographers
Photographer and director Stephen Hamilton combines his love of food and beverage with his love of travel in a series of explorations into global cuisines. Capturing some of the most craveable dishes of Latin America and the Mediterranean, as well as one of his favorite destinations, Sicily.
This series also taps into the private prop collection of Steve’s globetrotting brother and prop stylist, Tom Hamilton. Meant to capture the essence of the culture and the importance of a shared meal, the series touches on the emotion of food bringing people together.
Hamilton’s fully integrated studio is based in Chicago but he brings his vision to clients all over the globe. The Stephen Hamilton Productions team delivers their client-first full-circle capabilities in the form of still photography, animated stills, cinemagraphs, stop-motion builds, how-to videos, tight and textured “delicious moments” videos and broadcast/commercials.
spotlight magazine Sep 2020 food & drink photography & motionMore Photos
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Stephen has grown his photography business into a full-service production company. Stephen Hamilton Productions combines his talents with those of an on-staff producer and editor as well as a roster of skilled photographers.
"We’re also proud to deliver seamless remote shoots to better serve our North American and international clients."
Stephen's stylistic intention is showing food as simple, delicious and most importantly, real! He is always pushing the envelope for honest authentic imagery where taste appeal is heightened: where nutritious and delicious are synonymous.