Represented by JSR Amy Currell London

Photographer and director Amy Currell was born in East London, where she lives and works. Her still life photography and moving image is shot through a distinctively female lens, and each frame is composed with thoughtfulness and grace, artfully juxtaposing colour and texture, shape and shadow.

Amy is highly sought after in the commercial world by clients who value beauty, and the context of their products in carefully choreographed composition and these have included Ikea, Vogue, Selfridges, Liberty London, Tatler, Bvlgari, and London Art Fair.

Amy is represented by JSR - see her work here and follow the agency on Instagram for the latest projects.

Amy Stallard Chicago

Amy Stallard has a decade of experience shooting mouthwatering images for packaging, advertising, and editorial clients in Chicago and worldwide. She describes her style as bold and heroic, with crisp lighting and keen attention to every detail.

She works with a killer team of food stylists, assistants, digitechs and prop stylists in Chicago to deliver tantalizing, delicious moments in time. Every shot is thoughtfully planned and expertly executed to elevate ideas and exceed expectations. She takes a lighthearted and compassionate approach to her work, and enjoys taking on each shoot's unique challenges.

Andy Grimshaw London

London-based photographer Andy Grimshaw specialises in food, drink and still life photography. He works out of his own central London studio with fully equipped kitchen.

Andy 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 requirements. Andy also has a North American based producer who is able to assist in putting together a team for any shoots that need to be shot in the US.

Over the past quarter, Andy has been busy working on a new global advertising campaign for Diageo, a rebrand for Alpro, GÜ deserts, Forest Feast and Whitby Seafood, also continuing work with Dash Water, Quaker, Heinz as well as Waitrose and Delicious magazines.

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

Barbara Wrigley McDevitt Florida

Barbara Wrigley McDevitt is a South Florida-based food and beverage photographer with more than a dozen years of experience behind the camera.  She specialises in commercial and editorial food, beverage, and tabletop photography.

Wrigley McDevitt has a diverse style that encompasses a range from light, bright and clean to dark and moody depending on the client’s wishes. In all cases her imagery emphasises light, texture and contrast with the goal of inviting the viewer to participate in the scene depicted.

With years of experience under her belt, Wrigley McDevitt has the ability to problem solve whatever is thrown at her on set in real time without delaying the schedule.

Wrigley McDevitt works both remotely from her studio and on location.

Brent Herrig London - New York

"Food and drinks photography is in pivoting to planning for a successful 2023; this means seeing what worked in 2022 and changing it up for 2023 to work off of your past success.

Now more than ever, new food and drink content still needs to be created (customers are spending more on experiences, finally feel like they can have those parties, and are traveling more too). So let's capture something that will tell a story and highlight the appetite appeal of the product."

Photographer and director Brent Herrig can help. Based in London and New York, Brent supports in-house and agency clients to achieve stress-free productions that hit the brief.

"We are excited to work with you and your team as soon as in a few weeks or next quarter. Either way, let's all push forward and make tomorrow together."

Some of Brent's recent clients, including Nespresso, Pepsi, and Chandon, rely on Brent to capture their vision of food, drinks, and products in the most collaborative, efficient way possible.

What can Brent help you with? Contact him directly to talk about your next project.

Carlin Creative Chicago

Jena seeks out authentic emotion in her food and lifestyle photography with a strong emphasis on narratives and blending modern and heritage styles. Over the past 13 years, Jena has been known for her elevated earthy, artistic photography style focused on appetite appeal and brand storytelling. Her classical training as a fine art painter creates a unique photography style that perfectly complements both editorial and advertising campaigns.

The studio is centrally located between the Midwestern hubs of Chicago, IL, and Minneapolis, MN, surrounded by spectacular natural landscapes, rich soil, and the space to create big ideas.  Meet Carlin Creative at a destination, or go feel the hospitality of the studio in person or virtually by shooting remotely.

Jena creates for clients worldwide such as Ghirardelli, Martha Stewart, Kohl’s, Taste of Home, Sam’s Club, The Buckle, Press, Kerry Taste and Nutrition, and Iowa Premium Angus.

In addition to Jena’s commercial work, she prides herself on building the community and knowledge of commercial food photography through the Little Rusted Ladle blog, the Master the Art of Food Photography online summit, and her mentorship program Portfolio to Profit.

Joe Pellegrini Chicago

Joe has been an industry leader in product and food & drink photography for more than 20 years. 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.

Julie Renouf Europe - Australia

International photographer and director Julie Renouf is currently based in Europe and finds herself in her homeland, Australia, as projects arise.

With repeat clients around the globe, Julie’s advertising work spans countless food brands, beverage brands, supermarkets, and tourism destinations. Clients range from multinational conglomerates to start-ups looking to establish a signature branding style.

Current work is varied and includes an awesome, creative project filming throughout Europe, a collaboration with Saatchi & Saatchi London for Procter & Gamble, rebranding for HYPOXI, TVC plus various advertising for Heathcote Gin, Don Smallgoods’ rebranding, and her short food films feature on SBS Australia. Her client list also includes Kellogg’s, James Boag, Fisher & Paykel, Tourism Victoria, The Good Food Emporium, and Aldi, to name a few.

Julie’s ability to shoot photography and film streamlines production and maintains style consistency across various media. On set, she works closely with clients - she believes collaboration, a positive attitude, and a shared enthusiasm for evocative visuals is the most effective way to create beautiful, authentic stories worth sharing with the world.

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 in to 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 her recent Christmas and Halloween campaigns for Marks and Spencer and Tesco, and some delicious Mexican food shots for Mesa Taqueria.

Marc Haydon London

Working from his studio in West London, Marc specialises in food and drinks photography with an enthusiasm for light, composition and colour.

Recently Marc has worked on campaigns for Tesco Cafe and in store POS images for Tesco finest as well as working with the Tesco packaging design team and design agencies to give some of the food ranges a refresh.

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.

Now with his motion work Martin is directing TV commercials with the same passion and drive as his photography. Recent spots for Coca-Cola were broadcast across the USA simultaneously with spots for Bud Light he also directed.

Martin is represented by JSR Agency, see more of his work here. For more information check out JSR's latest projects on Instagram.

Myles New London

"There has been a lot going on this year, with big changes to my work and studios along with changes in representation - streamlining and adjusting to new ways of working as the industry shifts and changes post covid.

So here is some recent work that has been as always a pleasure and honour to work on. From some TV commercials for Asda that went out in October, to some cocktails for M&S, launching their new drinks branding.

I have dipped my toe into the world of Ty-Phoo Tea, worked on some social films for Tesco and, as always, a few bits for editorial clients.

It has been a funny year for many in the industry, but it is always fun in the studio. With a new studio opening In Dorset, as well as the two I have in London, the future is exciting - always excited by new clients and working on new projects. Always up for a chat so, feel free to get in touch about new work."

Ned Gibbs London

Ned Gibbs is a photographer and director specialising in Food & Drink. He creates bright, bold and graphic imagery for use across all platforms.

Ned's work often explores the unseen, overlooked detail in the things we consume. This is exemplified by his recent film, 'Bubble World', where he explores what goes on inside your pint of beer, shown below.

Recently Ned has been creating work for Waitrose as well as for a variety of brands, from Small Beer to Heineken. The past year has seen Ned recognised by Hasselblad as one of 10 finalists in their Hasselblad Masters competition.

With a range of specialist equipment calling his studio home, such as a slow motion camera, the infamous probe lens and a 1000w stadium floodlight, Ned has agility and capability to produce top of the line work for budgets big and small.

Check out Ned's website here and follow on Instagram.

Paul Saraceno Boston

Paul Saraceno is a food and product photographer based in Newton, Massachusetts. With over 25 years of experience, Paul has consistently created stunning images through his meticulous craft and deep relationships with creative directors, food stylists and prop/set designers.

Together with top digital, video and retouching teams, he is able to provide outstanding work for his clients. His 5000 sq.ft. studio has a fully equipped kitchen and abundant daylight.

His portfolio can be viewed on his website.

Reiner Schmitz Munich

For the last 30 years, Reiner Schmitz has been working as a food and still life photographer in his studio located in the very center of Munich, in Bavaria.

His wide experience in creative photography for advertising agencies, editorials and industrial clients has built his reputation as a versatile and flexible photographer with a special enthusiasm for details and light effects. He has a strong passion for the more tricky images like liquids (especially beer) or ice cream, as well as live shots with special effects.

His studio with two separate fully equipped kitchens and a large room full of props has proved to be perfect for his style of photography, especially when working on cookbook productions.

His strong occupation with vintage and modern motorbikes lead to a very personal and artistic interpretation of motorcycle photography.

Rene Mesman The Netherlands

Rene Mesman is an Amsterdam-based photographer specialising in food and design.

Clients include De Bijenkorf, Hema, Adidas and McDonald's. Rene’s work has been published widely, including The New York Times, Elle Decoration, Linda Magazine, MacGuffin, Volkskrant Magazine, and in books such as 'Lekker Fred' by Freddy Tratlehner and ‘Een keuken van de Lage Landen’ by Joris Bijdendijk.

With a genuine love for design and his distinct and personal style, Rene brings warmth and texture to your interiors, products or food.

Richard Jung London

Richard Jung has crafted a career examining the beauty of food and visually telling stories about the people who grow it, cook it and ultimately enjoy it.

In the commercial world, he’s made films for Kikkoman, Schwartz, McDonald’s, Knorr, Nandos, Arla Foods and Heinz, among many others. He’s even succeeded in making Quorn look appetising.

As a balance, he creates observational films that explore people, places and crafts. As a guiding principle, Richard seeks to use food and craft as a cultural lens with which to explore the world.

Rob Grimm Photography Chicago - St. Louis

Rob Grimm is an award-winning food and beverage photographer and director with studios in Chicago and St. Louis. Rob often travels outside of the studio walls to locations from coast to coast creating still and motion content for his clients.

“There are a lot of exciting things happening in the studio right now. We have been using OLED technology along with projection to create backgrounds that simply could not be accomplished before. It’s bringing a new level of creativity to the work while offering some unique opportunities to our clients. As we move into the new year, we are adding motion control and high-speed cameras to push our creativity even further.”

Rob has a client list as long as your left arm including brands such as AB InBev, Ciroc Vodka, The Glenlivet, Grey Goose, Monday Zero Alcohol, Tequila Avion, Wild Turkey, Kraft, and Panera.

To discuss a potential project, please reach out to Rob via email or visit rggphoto.com for additional still and motion content.

Scott Grummett London

"It has to make you hungry" is the mantra that Scott Grummett lives by in his work as a food photographer and director. Everything he shoots always has another challenge from crops to markets but the thing that binds it together is that you always want to eat the food.

Scott's recent work includes the new star studded McCrispy campaign. Tasked with the classic brief of making a McDonald's burger find the perfect balance of real and delicious, this campaign also had to push the envelope and appeal to Gen-Z too. There was also the task of making a day which covered all bases with some exciting social content too, so some kaleidoscope lenses and mirror boxes were built to make the vision complete.

Other recent projects include a project shot in Amsterdam for Cadbury, where tasty chocolate had to pair beautifully. with the real "Fabric Of The Nation" aesthetic.

Stephen Conroy London

Stephen Conroy creates bold beautiful images of food that tempt the viewer's tastebuds.

Using a consistent vision across both stills and film clients are assured of his detail focused and high end production values no matter the subject.

Work featured here is for Costa Coffee, President Cheese, Napolina and Out Fry.

For more examples check out Stephen’s website or get in touch to discuss your next project.

Stephen Hamilton Chicago

Photographer and director Stephen Hamilton recently worked on a cookbook project with chef Sarah Grueneberg of Monteverde in Chicago. Over 15 days, spanning from May to October, Stephen captured Sarah’s ode to seasonality, 'Listen to Your Vegetables'. Sarah felt that Stephen’s natural lighting, authentic food style and creative eye were the perfect fit to highlight nature’s bounty and inspired recipes.

Hamilton’s fully equipped studio is based in Chicago, but he brings his vision to clients all over the globe. His versatile facilities cover over 11,000 square feet including three studios and a 4,000 square foot prop room. The Stephen Hamilton Productions team offers an integrated, comprehensive, and client-first approach to any size production. Their full-circle capabilities include broadcast spots, OLV, still photography, social media content, how-to videos, and textured macro videos. Stephen’s unique perspective, lighting style and incredible team are why brands have trusted him for over 25 years.

Represented by JSR Steve Ryan London

Steve Ryan is a portrait and food photographer with over 10 years of experience. 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.

Steve latest shoot with Anna Jones: She’s one of the most successful, accessible and interesting cookbook writers this country has ever produced, with writing and recipes that are a truly tempting case for a vegetarian and vegan diet. Her latest book ‘One’ is a chart-topping bestseller, and she can count Yotam Ottolenghi, Jamie Oliver, Sophie Dahl and hundreds of thousands of others in her fanbase.

Steve is represented by JSR, see his work here and follow the agency on Instagram for the latest projects.

Suzanne Clements Florida

Suzanne Clements is a Central Florida-based artist specialising in stills and animated GIF photography.

She specialises in food, product still life, and lifestyle imagery. She has resources to provide recipe development, on-location production, and creative direction where needed. She is passionate about teaming up with like-minded creatives and brands to develop vibrant and dynamic imagery for all kinds of commercial campaigns and editorial spreads.

She is an avid outdoor enthusiast - when she's not on set, you'll find her in the woods mountain biking or hiking.

Teri Studios Cincinnati

"QSR is in our DNA. If you have ever ordered lunch from your car, or stood in line for quick bite - chances are, you have seen our work.

Since the early 90s, when we first started working with Wendy’s, we have rarely been without a major QSR on our client roster. Over the years, we have collaborated with nearly every national brand! From Kings to Colonels, we have been part of America’s story for more than three decades!

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 at 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.

Reach out and see how we can help you share your story."