Tonight I had the honor of visiting Vincent’s pandemic response for documentary photography in San Diego. They’ve adapted their normal fine-dining business operations to be able to operate during the pandemic. They’ve even opened another more casual business just to be able to provide their food at a more budget-friendly price! Normally a business that […]

Today I had the honor of photographing a bakery fueled by passion. I went to Nutmeg Bakery to photograph their pandemic response. They’re making sure both the crew and customers are safe and happy. Nutmeg Bakery’s owner, Drew, assured me that they fought third party delivery and takeout services forever. This bakery is a place […]

There’s been a few updates to the way that Chef Roy Elam is operating Donna Jean! Here is part two of the Donna Jean pandemic response photography. If you missed part one, check it out here! I went into Donna Jean because I was DYING for some sourdough bread. Last week as soon as it […]

Whoa, I’m feeling very grateful that I was invited to document Trilogy Sanctuary for pandemic response photography. Or should I say Virtual Trilogy?! I was particularly excited for this documentary shoot because I’ve been focused primarily on the restaurant industry – but Trilogy has a bunch of offerings rolled up into one place! Virtual Trilogy […]

Going from a bustling neighborhood favorite hangout to a takeout-only establishment is not an easy task. Underbelly in San Diego has switched to a 100% takeout menu (&bar!) to comply with health codes during the pandemic. Here we have Underbelly pandemic response photography. They’ve got a perfect location, amazing outdoor patio, and some of my […]

Today I had the honor of documenting another restaurant adapting to the current crisis. Tahona in San Diego pandemic response. They just recently reopened their doors to offer takeout and delivery to their customers. Known for their mezcal and dining experience – it wasn’t easy to transfer that experience in the current situation. The team […]

I just finished my second documentary shoot at the production facility for The Gluten Free Baking Co. pandemic response photography project. Yet again, I feel the realness of this pandemic. The Gluten Free Baking Co Pandemic Response As a business that regularly caters to customers with severe allergies – owner Roanna Canete is no stranger […]

How am I supposed to be preparing for my photo session?! This question is asked A LOT! And there are different things you can do to to prep for any type of session – portrait, on-location food or product, lifestyle – whatever it is – the more you’re prepared, the easier it is on everyone […]

Food styling is hard. I learn so much about it with every job and on my own time. I am constantly researching different ways to make my job easier. Most of the time, I don’t have a food stylist on my shoots so the client is relying on me to make sure their food looks […]

I’ve been trying to think about what I can do NOW rather than “when this is over.” What can I give to an industry that’s suffering just as much, if not more, than mine? What can I give when I don’t have an income for an indefinite amount of time? Just because I don’t have […]