When you hire Rachel and her team of experienced stylists, you receive full project management at a commercial-production level. She works with clients and agencies from ideation to execution including mood-board creation, pre-production planning, hiring of food and prop stylists and craft services. With over a decade of food photography and food styling experience, your product will be in the hands of one of the most experienced teams in the region. Her team offers, still photography, stop motion and GIFs, short video and cinemagraphs.
Balancing authenticity and style, Rachel crafts food imagery that is articulate, honest and true to color while deliberate compositions, pops of color and contrast in tones add interest and sometimes playfulness to her work. From the soft flesh of an oyster to the bright red ripeness of a tomato, Rachel's attention to detail creates beautiful, delectable food that can tell a story, create a mood, or sell a product.
Rachel comes from the corporate world in marketing and communications within the food industry. She earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration and Marketing and Communications from the University of Kansas. From the ground up, Rachel solely built the marketing department within Seattle Fish Co., the region’s largest seafood distributor. Within the company, she launched multiple food brands and developed strategic communication and marketing plans. In addition to her marketing background, Rachel’s food and beverage knowledge is extensive. She began her food photography business as a food blogger during the infancy of the market. She has worked as a personal chef, catered large events including Aspen Food and Wine, and conducted recipe testing and development for food brands. Lastly, Rachel has worked as a professional food stylist in addition to a photographer, which means each client will have at least two professional-level food stylists working on set at all times.