I am a San Francisco Bay Area-based visual artist specializing in food and product imaging which includes still life, motion, and video. While I have over 30,000 photos delivered and love to make beautiful images, the reason why you would hire me is for my ability take your great idea to the next level.
My strength lies in a nimble and lean approach to creative visual results. Clients love getting creative content at a reasonable cost since my studio team can art direct, style, and shoot their images. I enjoy working closely with marketing directors, brand managers, ad agencies, art directors, PR firms, brand strategists, graphic designers, influencers, chefs, and entrepreneurs to build vivid, authentic imagery that engages the visual taste of the viewer.
My studio features its own extensive surface and prop house, a fully-equipped kitchen, 2 still-life production studios, an outdoor studio, and a post-production station. Efficiency with production for busy clients comes from a proven creative process that quickly gets to the heart of what the client desires. Projects smoothly transition from creative brief to final image using my fully-equipped studio and in-house team. I also enjoy creating recipes and content. Work on location is always embraced, too!
Clients include Avocados From Mexico, Bondolio, Caviar Affair Magazine, Cool Cat, Culinary Institute of America, DoorDash Corporate, Down ETC, Dupont, Edible East Bay Magazine, Eko Coffee, GrubHub Corporate, Hamsons Rice, Hilton, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, Humble Nut Butter, Husk Organics, Innovative Beverage Concepts, J Albert Eyewear, John Jaxheimer, Judd Hill Winery, Kings Hawaian, Lerma Agency, Luminance Skincare, Michael Angelos, NEWH Magazine, Noosa Yogurt, Pacific Kosher Grill, Pacific Resources International, Paramount Studios, Partner’s Crackers, Pomponio Ranch, Princess House, Raos, Red Boat Fish Sauce, Redwood Empire Food Bank, Rigatoni’s, Roseshire, Royal Hawaiian, Salt Point Beverage, Seka Hills, Sovos Foods, Sugar Foods Corporation, Swander Pace Capital, Sysco, University of Arizona, Wagyu Meat, Warner Brothers, Wildflour Bakery and Cafe, many talented chefs, brilliant entrepreneurs, savvy branding strategists, driven marketing departments, gifted public relations agencies, and successful artists.
My experience as a chef, stylist, and photographer has earned me many awards including APA Top 100, ACF Gold Medal, and a juried fine art photo exhibit at Art Basel Miami. I was Executive Pastry Chef for two Hyatt Hotels and Resorts before completing two post-baccalaureate certificates for Visual Art and Graphic Design at U.C. Berkeley Extension in San Francisco. I have a master's degree in food business at the Culinary Institute of America with an emphasis on sustainability and branding.
Bring me your idea and I will turn it into gold! One client saw a 44% increase in sales from just one project.
Judy Doherty, MPS, PCII
San Francisco | Your Location
call or text: 415-935-3591
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