South London-based photographer and prop stylist Melissa Reynolds-James specialises in food and beverage, lifestyle and homeware photography.

This Spotlight includes a selection of some of Melissa’s most vibrant and enticing work, showcasing her knowledge of lighting, composition and colour and her skills as both stylist and photographer.

Melissa has worked with a host of editorial and commercial clients including; Asda, BBC Good Food, Waitrose, KFC, Deliciously Ella, Ocado and Mindful Chef. No matter whether she is shooting at a busy London restaurant, on location, in the studio, or at the home of a TV personality, Melissa consistently delivers.

Melissa often works alongside the industry's most well known food stylists, art directors, prop stylists and retouchers. Her 'little black book' enables her to build a team to suit any clients’ individual shoot needs.

For more examples of her work and to discuss new projects, take a look at her website.