Aguilar London

Pedro Aguilar is a London-based advertising photographer with a keen interest in creative retouching and over 20 years of experience in the industry.

His passion for image-making has led him to collaborate with many international advertising agencies, as a photographer as well as offering a full creative post production service from his studio in west London.

Andre Ainsworth London

André Ainsworth is a London-based photographer and director specialising in food, drinks and liquids.

With over 20 years of experience in the industry, André is happy to work on campaigns large and small as well as directly with clients. 

André’s recent motion work includes a TVC for Diageo’s Tanqueray brand as well as working with the Sidemen on their new Sides food brand that was recently launched.

André is represented by Agent at Large, a full production agency that makes sure his clients' campaigns always runs smoothly.

Andy Grimshaw London

London-based photographer Andy Grimshaw specialises in food, drink and still life photography.

Andy works out of his own central London studio with fully equipped kitchen. He works with an experienced team of freelance home economists, assistants, prop stylists and retouchers. This enables him to put together a specialist team for any and all your photo shoot needs.

With Covid cases still high in the UK, Andy understands that clients still may be nervous, but having his own studio with a large internal space means that Andy can still practise social distancing whilst having clients at a shoot with two bathrooms for regular hand washing and hand sanitiser available at all times. Lateral flow tests can be undertaken to provide that extra reassurance for our clients. This gives you the peace of mind that you are able to attend a shoot but remain safe.

Over the past quarter, Andy has been busy with amazing editorial shoots for Waitrose Drinks and Delicious and the Aperol Christmas campaign. Other work includes a Walker Crisps rebrand for Europe, and 40 year old Glenrothes ads.

If you have any projects you’d like to discuss with Andy, please call him on +44 207 267 7600.

Barbara Wrigley McDevitt Miami

Barbara Wrigley McDevitt is a South Florida-based photographer with over a decade of experience behind the camera. She specialises in commercial and editorial food and beverage photography. 

Wrigley McDevitt has a passion for storytelling and draws her inspiration from the way food connects everyone emotionally in the simple celebration of friends and family. 

While photographing, she focuses on the interplay of the subject, light, environment, and textural elements and blends them effortlessly in her images.

Bozena Garbinska Warsaw

Food photography is Bozena Garbinska's passion. She loves both natural and artificial light - for her, photography doesn’t exist without light. She creates her photos from scratch, from cooking, styling to photographing and editing.

Her photos are appreciated by professionals: she is one of the winners of the 2021 edition of The Taste Awards and took second place in the International Color Awards 2021 competition.

Represented by Emily Inman Brian Wright Chicago

Brian Wright is a photographer and director specialising in food and beverage. Brian and his team are trusted by the most discerning, top tier CPG companies.

You’ve likely seen his work already in grocery stores, national magazines, and on web and social sites of large food corporations. Brian’s recent projects have included creating an outdoor BBQ scene in his studio, gamers eating pizza, product redesigns and creating a Greek isle experience.

His beautiful, 4000 square-foot studio is based in Chicago, and the team has adapted seamlessly to new rigid COVID protocols. Remote shooting participation is offered to cater to clients unable to attend in person.

Cath Lowe Photography London

Catharine Lowe is an experienced photographer known for crafting visually impactful photography.

With 15 years of experience in food, drink and portrait photography, Cath is known for her creative input, and is happy working on a variety of campaigns, as well as directly with the client.

She works both on location and from her studio, with fully equipped kitchen in Hampshire, one hour from London.

Recent work includes food and portraits for a cookery book by Pollyanna's Kitchen, Beehive Brandy, Vida Wines & Spirits, Zymorgorium Gin, Miss Witt Chocolates, Cocoa Runners, and numerous restaurants.

Colin Campbell London

Colin Campbell is a food photographer and director who works out of his own fully equipped studio in London.

The run up to Christmas was incredibly busy, shooting a huge stills and TV campaign for Co-Op, as well as the festive campaign for Domino's.

As the New Year begins, there is no sign of slowing down with many stills and moving image projects already under way.

See more here and follow on Instagram.

Colin is represented by Gill Turner, give her a follow on Instagram.

Danielle Wood London

London-based food photographer Danielle Wood is enjoying a busy start to the year with commissions for M&S, Sainsbury’s and Asda.

Shooting from her fully equipped studio and working alongside a skilled team she creates colourful, bold and fresh photography.

For this issue of Spotlight Magazine Danielle has selected images from recent editorial commissions with BBC Good Food and Olive Magazine.

Danielle’s clients include Marks and Spencer, McDonald's, Dolmio, Tesco, Bakkavor, BBC Good Food, Olive Magazine, Penguin, Harper Collins and many more.

Please feel free to get in touch and check out Danielle’s website for her latest work featuring some fresh new images.

Food Hall London

Food Hall assembles award-winning teams to provide marketing solutions for food and drink brands across the world, helping create exceptional content for TV, online and social campaigns.

"Using the latest high-speed camera techniques, we specialise in creating sensational food moments.

Food Hall celebrates good food and joyful eating that makes anyone watching hungry for more.

Our creativity is matched by a proven ability to connect and engage with audiences. Our fresh and agile approach means we are able to bring excellence and ease to every project, at a range of budget levels.

We work with world-leading teams, led by the UK’s most in-demand food and drink directors.

Whether we are launching Baileys latest products or championing vegan food for Oumph!, our clients return for our constantly creative directors and cost effective production."

Other recent campaigns include Lurpak, McDonald's, Just Eat, Johnny Walker and Heinz.

Franck Hamel France

Franck Hamel is a food and lifestyle photographer based in Rennes (France).

He has always been passionate about the appearance of raw products, the magic of natural light and the alchemy of cooking. He loves to observe the products but also to cook them and appreciate their flavours. From this passion was born his specialisation in food photography.

He has collaborated with various French and international companies, and his photographs have illustrated advertising campaigns for brands such as Cheval Blanc, Disneyland, Laurent Perrier, Sturia, Potel et Chabot, Revol, Metro, Aoste and True.

In 2017, he collaborated with Notchup agency for the creation of the "Origin of Taste" packaging for Leclerc. This project was rewarded in 2018 with a Golden Pentaward in New York. In 2019, he was the official photographer of the International Festival of Culinary Photography.

He is represented by his agent Valérie Paumelle.

Gareth Morgans Photography London

Gareth Morgans is a multi-award-winning London food photographer whose acclaimed career has spanned 20 years. Working from his large fully-equipped studio – just a stone’s throw from London Bridge.

Gareth shoots fresh, vibrant imagery with a contemporary graphic twist. A trusted favourite amongst commissioners and art directors across the industry, Gareth’s calm, level-headed approach makes an enjoyable, stress-free shoot.

In 2021 Gareth shot with many food brands such as M&S, Slimming World, Sainsbury's, and Delicious. He also worked with Wagamama UK producing still and moving imagery for promotional assets collaborating with agency Uncommon LDN.

2022 has had a busy start already with work booked in for Tesco, BBC, Asda and Co-Op

Gareth Morgans is represented by Process (UK/Europe), Daniele Forsythe (USA) and Qench (India). You can follow Gareth on Instagram.

Giorgio Cravero Italy

With 20 years of experience as a still life photographer, Giorgio Cravero loves to take care of every detail in any project, starting with the creativity. The dedicated post-production team complete and enhance his vision by making sure until the end that the customers' needs are met, and in the right time.

His personal search for beauty has pushed him over the years to work with the largest agencies and clients both in Italy and abroad, managing the most demanding productions thanks to the experience and the ability to foresee and solve the problems that inevitably arise on each set.

Hollis Conway Photography Chicago - Detroit

Hollis Conway is an American photographer inspired by beautiful light and textures within the natural world. Her focus on food and beverages came after spending years working on a broad range of photography.  

Her work creating images for a range of consumer packaged goods can be seen on most grocery shelves.

Born and raised in Michigan, she has 20 years of photography experience built upon her father’s career as a commercial photographer. Working in a wide range of photography, the experience provided a breadth of lighting and photographic knowledge that lead her career into food photography.

Jean Cazals London

Jean Cazals has been on the food scene for many years, working with all the top chefs, restaurants, magazines, advertising and design companies. His ability to deliver and see what is right for each project has been awarded many times over. Jean is not just a photographer - he engages in every project, from start to finish, to help his clients achieve their wishes.

Jean loves food as much as interiors and people. They go hand in hand in the world of hospitality which is his playground, both in London or anywhere in the world.

Jean has a great understanding of light and composition; the detail is everything: from the props, background to the food setting. His work has graced the page of over 80 books, such as his latest, ‘Inside Marrakesh’ (Rizzoli), and the forthcoming Iconic London Sketchbook.

He is a three-times winner of the ‘Pink Lady Best Food Photographer of the Year’ awards and has been shortlisted many times as well. Jean is also a Capture One ambassador.

"Jean Cazals is a very talented and passionate photographer . He is very versatile and has the most cutting edge and sharp vision through his camera. Highly recommended". Pascal Aussignac, chef patron at Club Gascon, London.

Visit his previous Production Paradise features to see a larger selection of images, as well as his website to see the full spectrum of his work. His interviews can be read here too.

Joe Pellegrini Chicago

For over two decades, Joe has been an industry leader in product and food photography. Also an accomplished painter, he has brought his artistic sensibilities to national campaigns for Coca-Cola, McDonald's, Kellogg's, Tyson and Ziploc and for the past 11 years has shot virtually all of Subway’s national and international print and outdoor ads as well as their in-store displays.  

Unflappable, Joe has made a career delivering memorable imagery with the utmost professionalism for products ranging from Scrubbing Bubbles to Jim Beam.  

Shoot days find his studio abuzz with clients snacking on mini candy bars while Joe and his group of top food stylists, special FX and digital technicians descend on every shot with a practiced efficiency and provide proven success.

Jonathan Knowles London

Jonathan Knowles is an award-winning advertising and filmmaker. He is an industry leader specialising in drinks, liquids, food and still life. Notable commissions include campaigns for globally recognized brands, such as Coca-Cola, Guinness, Heineken and Smirnoff, as well as being the creator of the iconic O2 bubbles.

Noteworthy campaigns from the end of 2021 include immersive seaside visuals for Camus cognac, a refreshing film for Hakutsuru sake that’s reminiscent of the Nada mountains fresh water springs, and delectable food pairings with a collaboration between Beam Suntory’s Roku gin and the Food Network.

The new year has started off busy for Jonathan with a jam-packed couple of months ahead working on new and exciting projects. Make sure to follow his socials and to take a look at his recently revamped website to keep up to date.

Karen Thomas London

Karen Thomas is a London-based photographer and director with over 20 years of experience in producing beautifully inspiring images. Karen has an extensive client list that includes some of the biggest names in food such as M&S, Costa, Waitrose, Sainsbury's, McDonald's and Lidl to name just a few. Karen works with the very best food stylists in order to produce the high quality of work for which she is well known.

Karen fell in love with photography at a young age and the passion has never left her. She loves nothing more than getting stuck into an exciting project whether it’s a big advertising shoot, editorial project or some of her own experimental work. It might be a busman’s holiday, but in her spare time, she loves nothing more than cooking!

In this Spotlight Karen is showcasing a personal project for Veganuary featuring coconut milk; some fun and colourful shots for BBC Good Food; a few shots from a herb project for R&G Fresh; a Christmas feature for Olive Magazine; four images of Plant Kitchen products for Marks and Spencer, and a gorgeously indulgent whippy coffee for Fwip Gelatos.

Kris Kirkham London

“Clutter smothers; Simplicity breaths”. Terri Guillemets. 

"I strive to make every day unique, and one of the best ways to do that is to simplify.

Here are a range of seemingly effortless images. These can be very complex to achieve and are often the most impactful because there is nowhere to hide and no clutter to distract the eye. 

Food is an integral part of our lives. It comforts and nourishes, bringing fond memories. The past two years have been challenging, and I hope these images bring something special to your everyday hustle and bustle. 

My clients include Deliveroo, Waitrose Kitchen, Marks & Spencer, Nando’s, Lidl UK, Byron Burger, Weight Watchers, Subway UK, ITSU, Yo Sushi, Costa Coffee, Heathrow, Pret A Manger, EAT, Cafe Nero, Carluccio’s, COOP and many more.

Get in touch with my agent, Style Department or myself to see how we can help make the everyday special for you and your clients."

Marc Haydon London

Marc Haydon started out with ambitions of being a music photographer but found himself going through a voyage of photographic discovery to finally find his love for still life and food photography.

In Marc’s most recent personal project, he has explored a re-creation of stage lighting in a still life series of un-usual and exotic fruit and vegetables from Shepherds Bush Market near by his studio. The images combine whimsical compositions and theatrical lighting giving the subject a sense of being centre stage.

Day-to-day Marc produces photography for food businesses, supermarkets, restaurants, magazines and more. Working collaboratively with talented stylists, his aim in food photography is to maximum appetite appeal through lighting, composition, propping and styling.

Represented by JSR Martin Wonnacott London

With over 25 years of experience in advertising photography, Martin Wonnacott has amassed a vast experience in the industry and its needs. Martin travels around the world shooting for major global brands all the time. He has shot virtually every liquid refreshment for sale in the world at this point. His skills in shooting food and beverages are world-renowned and are in high demand.

Martin’s photography can be seen on billboards everywhere from Times Square to Timbuktu and beyond.

Brands such as Coca-Cola, Grey Goose, Patron and Stella Artois are among many repeat clients.

Visit the website for more information or get in touch to discuss your next project and check out JSR's latest projects on Instagram.

Metcalfe Lancaster Food & Drink London

Metcalfe Lancaster is a photography agency specialising in food and drink.

"We work with a roster of award winning photographers and film makers. We don’t just shoot stuff on plates and in glasses, we cover all genres including people, farming, preparing and eating food, still life, location and collage.

With this broad range of subject matter, styles and experience, we can match each budget and brief with exactly the right creative approach.

Recent projects have included Ballantines, Black & White, Smirnoff, Waitrose and M&S.

Metcalfe Lancaster are members of Ad Green | The AOP | Photo Agents London. Follow us on Instagram and see more work on our  website.

Email Julie or call her on 07778 331771 – she really does love a good chat!"

Peggy Cormary Washington

Peggy Cormary is a commercial photographer based in the Washington DC area. She focuses on food, interior, portrait, and product photography. Peggy has a diverse cultural background, which influences how she sees the world and photography.

French born, but trained with the camera in Brazil, Peggy's photography has earned a variety of recognitions from the food and wine photography industry. Her work has been featured  in Country Australia Magazine, Aix Rosé wine, Arles Rencontres, Peerspace and Foodelia.

She has a passion for art, art history and design which shape her vision for visual content, composition and the use of colors in her work.

Richard Jung London

Given his culinary upbringing, it’s perhaps unsurprising that Richard Jung is now one of the most prolific and well-regarded food photographers / directors at large today.

In 2003, Richard moved to London from his native New York and discovered that the myth that English food is terrible is not strictly true anymore. The burgeoning London foodie scene meant he was in his element and he began first taking photographs of, and then making films about food, glorious food.

While still rooted in food, his focus has broadened to include a wider view of the people who grow it, cook it and ultimately enjoy it. He has an easy-going California vibe that puts people in front of his camera at ease and his sense of humour and patience are particularly effective at drawing out natural and spontaneous performances from children.

Visit his website to view more and see a client list and follow him on Instagram.

Stephen Hamilton Chicago

Photographer and director Stephen Hamilton’s passion is food & beverage, and he is known for expertly capturing food you want to immediately pick up and savor. Winter is the time for food that delivers cozy satisfaction. Whether it be a perfectly baked cookie, a curated breakfast, or artisan cheese and charcuterie, Stephen loves to photograph the nuances of dishes thoughtfully crafted with care.

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.

Represented by JSR Steve Ryan London

Steve Ryan is a portrait and food photographer with over 10 years of experience from Kilkenny, Ireland. Now London-based, Steve has been commissioned by some of the most innovative and exciting food and media brands in the world including Apple, Jamie Oliver, Guinness, Deliveroo, McDonald’s, Honest Burgers, Domino's, Tabasco, Jamesons and KFC.

Visit the website for more information or get in touch to discuss your next project and check out JSR's latest projects on Instagram.

Studio Wauters Belgium

Studio Wauters is a Brussels-based photography & film studio. Marc and Bart have a lifelong relationship with photography: It's their passion that inspires their ideas and moulds their styles.

Simplicity and elegance are the two most important attributes of their photography. Marc started his own studio in 1987, and his love for photography also inspired his son Bart. Studio Wauters guarantees quality and creativity in food, advertising and landscape photography like you will be able to see in the next few pages.

Their intuitiveness about the importance of digital photography and retouching has made them one of the trendsetters in this area. Their continuous investments in their work and modern technology enable them to always deliver the best possible image to their clients.

Teri Studios Cincinnati

Named one of the best advertising photographers in the world by Archive Magazine and called a lighting master by PDN, Teri Campbell is the creative lead for Teri Studios - a destination for consumer packaged goods companies, restaurants, beverage, and food-related businesses seeking original photography and motion work for advertising and packaging.

Client partnerships include Kellogg’s, Sonic, Maker’s Mark, Kraft-Heinz, Jimmy John’s, and Baskin-Robbins.

A lighting expert, Teri is the author of “Food Photography and Lighting: A Commercial Photographers Guide to Creating Irresistible Images.” He is also frequently asked to lecture at universities and speak at leading industry conferences and events.

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