skinny pig

I came up with this “burger head” idea when I was helping my friend Joe do a headshot session with New York foodie, Dara Pollak.  Dara, aka The Skinny Pig, has an awesome blog where she reviews restaurants, shares ideas and recipes, and generally nerds out on all things yum.  We were talking about doing…

pinot grigio

Did someone say donuts and wine? You didn’t? Well, let me be the first to wish you Happy National Pinot Grigio Day! No, I didn’t know it existed either. At least not until I was hired to shoot some pinot. With doughnuts. No seriously, I was. In honor of the auspicious day, The Doughnut Project in…

clement restaurant

It was a pleasure photographing this event at the Clement Restaurant in the Peninsula Hotel on 5th. Avenue in New York.  Clement Restaurant is a beautifully appointed establishment within the Peninsula Hotel featuring impeccable service and amazing food. I’m a relentless perfectionist, but it’s easy to get so wrapped up in the hustle of bar mitzvah,…

a chef in the bronx

Chef Carlisse is just starting her career and hired me to come to her kitchen in the Bronx to do some food photography for her, as well as to take her portrait. The windows provided wonderful, natural light, so all I really had to do was fill the food from the front a bit using…

share – a second helping of life

Here are some selects from Share’s “A Second Helping Of Life” 10th annual cooking event. This year (2013) the event was hosted by food writer and culinary editor Ruth Reichl. For nine years, A Second Helping of Life has been crucial to SHARE’s ability to provide direct support services to those affected by these diseases. SHARE is a…

casa pomona

Casa Pomona, a Spanish restaurant on New York’s Upper West Side, needed some ambiance and food photography to update their website with. After setting up a few lights and taking environmental photos of some of the chef’s signature dishes, I did some staged shots with employees posing a guests. Whenever I do food photography, the…

choctails!

I was invited to assist Eden Vaschon in shooting Choctails, a new kind of alcoholic chocolates that are about to be released on the market. Our charge was helping Tina, the company’s co-owner brand her product with a distinct look. We shot all day in a studio in Chelsea with two lovely models displaying the desserts….