Hot Damn! Jelly Company

It was a few months back when I was asked to take a few photos of Hot Damn! Jelly products for a USA Today online article. Having only tried it once, and not knowing much about the company, I decided to check them out. As it turns out, it’s locally made jelly “all southern and all american” […]

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Chris’ Hot Dogs

Chris’ Hot Dogs on Dexter Avenue in downtown Montgomery is a city tradition and has been in business for almost 100 years. Established in 1917 by Christopher Anastasios “Chris” Katechis, Chris’ Hot Dogs is the oldest family owned restaurant in Montgomery. Personally, I like the hot dogs at Chris’ and the famous chili sauce is excellent, […]

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Leroy Lounge Montgomery

I recently was hired to do a photoshoot for a feature on USA Today’s website, part of that feature includes coverage of Leroy Lounge in Old Cloverdale — have you heard of it? Leroy Lounge was started by the owners of El Rey Burrito Lounge, Old Cloverdales famed mexican restaurant. Here is a quote from their […]

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Food Photography Session with “Tex”

Food photography sessions with Central 129 Coosa are always a pleasure, and this past photography session was no different — except — the chef doing the presentation was not the Executive Chef Leonardo Maurelli III, but Chef de Cuisine “Tex” Randall Gresham, Jr. Chef Leo believes in allowing his team to shine and giving them the […]

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Krutz Wine Dinner

Last week I was fortunate enough to work with Chef Leonardo Maurelli, III of Central and Chef Collin Donnelly of Acre on the Krutz Family Cellars Wine Dinner at Central 129 Coosa in downtown Montgomery, Ala. The venue was wonderful and the food was amazing, both of which complemented the wine selection. Special thanks to both Chefs for […]

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A Teaching Session with Central

Central is an American-style restaurant featuring wood fired dishes prepared with fresh gulf seafood, local meats, greens and other seasonal ingredients courtesy of executive chef leonardo maurelli, III. Located in an 1890’s grocery warehouse, Central highlights exposed brick, flickering gas lanterns, 16ft ceilings and a bustling open kitchen. Yes, that’s almost a direct copy and paste job from […]

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Lunch at Sinclair’s

Food and Photography are like peanut butter and jelly — it’s just good — and when you use “good” and “food” in the same sentence you’ve just described Sinclair’s in Old Cloverdale. For years I worked in downtown Montgomery, and a regular Friday lunch destination was Sinclair’s in Old Cloverdale. Sitting outside on the patio, […]

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River Ridge Steakhouse, Part 2

I know I already posted some food photography shots from my session at River Ridge Steakhouse, but I wanted to share a few more with you. Partly because I liked the shots, but mainly to give the place a little more exposure. River Ridge really does have some great food with a very friendly staff. […]

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Kabuki’s Food Photography Session

Food photography has really been a large part of my photography business this fall. Today’s post is a food photography session with Kabuki Japanese Steakhouse in Montgomery, Alabama. Kabuki is a traditional hibachi style Japanese steakhouse with an excellent sushi bar and private dining area — my wife and I have been regulars there for […]

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“Raw” Food Photography – Sushi from Wasabi

Wasabi in Downtown Montgomery is a new Japanese restaurant which I’ve recently had the privilege of work with. Food photography has always been a favorite of mine, but sushi as my subject matter… well now that makes it all the more enjoyable! Below are a few shots from my most recent session with Wasabi.

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Ox Yoke is now River Ridge Steakhouse

Many might be familiar with The Ox Yoke in Wetumpka, but did you know it’s been renamed the River Ridge Steakhouse? Check ’em out on Facebook! This morning before lunch, I had the opportunity to spend some time with the guys from River Ridge Steakhouse. During a scheduled food photography shoot I managed a bite […]

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Fast Food Photography

No, this isn’t fast food — it’s fast, food photography! Today I had a full schedule with everything from fireplaces to Irish Car Bombs. I was shooting several locations of completely different subject matter and lighting, back to back to back. I started out the day with a little food photography and moved on to […]

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