Believe it or not, stop-motion animation has actually been around since the late 1800s. Even though we have far more advanced options available when it comes to filmmaking, it’s continued to gain popularity over the years.   What is Stop Motion?   Stop Motion is filmmaking technique that gives inanimate objects independent motion. The photographer […]

As a Los Angeles food and product photographer, it probably doesn’t surprise you when I say that I’m a major foodie. I think it’s impossible to photograph delectable chef-inspired creations and not want to eat it all. (Actually, I try to eat before food sessions so I’m not tempted – ha!)   That being said, […]

Imagine: You’re scrolling on your phone when you come across an ad with your photo on it – that you took a few years ago – for a company that was never your client. Your name or company are nowhere to be found on the ad, and that photo was intended for one-year use by […]

As a professional LA product photographer, you might expect that I have a perfectly streamlined system that never fails. Well, I’m here to tell you that even the most established system has hiccups at times. For instance, who could have anticipated a global pandemic that causes everyone to shut down or work from home? The […]

No matter if food creation is a fun hobby or a full-time career, no one wants to see their hard work go “un-clicked.” After going to all the work preparing a culinary creation, you hope to receive visits, likes, and shares from fellow foodies in search of inspiration and guidance. Food is meant to be […]

Situated between the Pacific Ocean and the majestic San Gabriel Mountains, it’s no wonder how Los Angeles earned its heavenly name. Few places in the US can match its beauty. Throw in the perfect year-round climate, and this city can’t be beat! But I love Los Angeles for more than the geographical features. The city […]

Well, here we are still stuck at home (for the most part). But staying safe at home during the pandemic doesn’t have to be all bad. Think of it as an opportunity to hone your craft or learn a new skill. Photography is more relevant than ever in today’s online world. Learning how to shoot […]

Images taken on a white backdrop look fresh and modern…if done right. A white backdrop is your best friend for selling products online. Many e-commerce stores and marketplaces (think: eBay, Amazon, Walmart Marketplace, Rakuten, Target Plus) require photographing on a white backdrop for product listings. The goal is to maintain a clean, cohesive look across […]

Do you ever wonder about what the behind the scenes of a food photography shoot looks like? Are you curious to know what equipment is used? Look no further! I’m sharing my most used food photography equipment with you today. This is my list of photography gear for food photographers that I use most often. […]

I had the honor of wrapping up my documentary shoots at Kitchens For Good. They have done so much to be able to adapt to the pandemic to help people in need. They’ve partnered with San Diego Food Bank to be able to produce and distribute a scaled amount of 15,000 ready meals a week. […]