When starting a commercial photography project, most clients want to have a ballpark idea of how long their project will take. Should they estimate an entire week or just a day? Understandably, you want to get the most bang for your buck. And fortunately, we can accomplish quite a bit in just a day with […]

For those who aren’t in my niche, I usually get some blank looks when I tell people that I’m a product photographer. Sometimes, I even get puzzled expressions from fellow creatives or marketing professionals. I get it. The title is a bit broad—mostly because a product can be almost anything. So, whether you’re in the […]

If you’re not in it every day, it’s hard to know how much to budget for your commercial photography or advertising project. I get quite a few inquiries from people who know what they want, but they’re unsure of all of that goes into a commercial photoshoot and the costs associated with it. So, here’s […]

On the fence about whether or not you need a professional model? If your product is something that people can eat, use, or wear (which just about covers everything), you should consider using hand models or other professional models in some of your marketing material. Here’s why: 5 Reasons to Use Professional Models + Hand […]

As a commercial photographer who loves photographing food, I tend to dabble in food styling (amateurly). Trying new plating and food presentation techniques is a creative process that I find both challenging and inspirational. The methods I discover while photographing food play into other types of photoshoots I do. Like me, most marketing professionals have […]

Is it time to update your product photos? Or maybe you’re going through a big rebrand. Designing images that speak to your brand’s mission, values, and aesthetic should be a crucial part of your marketing strategy. Exceptional food and product photography is a must if you sell a physical product. With so much shopping happening […]

As a Los Angeles food and product photographer, my services fall under the B2B category. I partner with businesses to help them elevate and personify their brand through branded imagery. I often find that I can relate to my clients on so many levels: We all have businesses or services we’re trying to promote; we […]

You have your product, you’ve set the brand, now you just need some beautifully branded food or product photos to draw the attention you deserve. Need a little inspiration for your brand’s shoot? Here are 7 of my top tips for picking perfect photography props. 1. Define the Overall Mood. First, you’ll need to set […]

As an LA product photographer and Earth lovin’ gal, I’m all about recycling! And I’m not just talking about recycling paper and plastic for the planet (although we should do that, too 😉). In this post, I’m want to highlight the importance of recycling your images. That way, you get the most out of your […]

Commercial photography involves so much more than taking a few creative photos of a product. There’s quite a bit of planning, designing, creating, and editing that goes on behind the scenes as well (check out the process here.) Before diving into a shoot, consider putting together a photography treatment for the project. I promise you’ll […]