food • still life • travel photography

by Kari Gray

I'm Kari, a food photographer specializing in plant-based food on a beautiful island near Seattle.


A Little History

I have always been a food lover, and once I had kids, I became very interested in the quality of food. A few years ago, I created a website for a business that I'd built designing beautiful table linens for sites like the Food52 shop, and decided to start a blog of recipes to go along with the linens shop. I soon discovered that I love working with food more than creating table linens, and now focus on food full time.


What I Can Do For You

Photography: I am available for commercial and editorial plant-based food photography, so whether you have a vegan food product that needs website or social media images, or a plant-based cookbook that needs a photographer, or an organic produce farm that needs images for marketing materials, I'm here for you and I'm excited to get to work! Telling your unique story through beautiful images is what I do. Basically, if you need photos of anything in the world of plant-based food or florals, I'm interested in providing that for you. Food styling is a skill I can bring to photography shoots as well, so that what you want showcased really shines! I can handle everything from helping you establish the style of your unique brand images to the post processing, sizing them to the dimensions that work best for your needs. While I primarily work remotely in my studio, I also offer on-location photography for plant-based restaurants, events, and getaways.


Are you looking for beautiful plant-focused artwork for your restaurant or office? I'm happy to provide that for you!


Recipes: I also offer recipe development, so if you have a food product that is looking to show your audience how well your product works in a recipe, or if you have any other need for an original plant-based recipe, let's talk!


Values

I love helping people discover brands that support wellness and a lifestyle built around eating real food. I feel a sense of responsibility to both people and planet with the work that I do, which is why I work exclusively with plant-based brands, especially those that are organic and vegan. Is that your brand? I believe the world needs brands like yours.


Recent Feature

Recently, I was honored to be featured in Thrive Magazine, a vibrant plant-based international printed periodical. You can view the featured pages in the Press section.


More About Me

Beyond these services, I share quick & easy recipes and ideas over at the Beautiful Ingredient blog, encouraging my readers to discover their cooking abilities so they can eat more plants and love doing it.


When I'm not in my photography studio or the kitchen, I'm usually spending time with my family, catching up with friends on a walk, attempting to do yoga, or curled up with a good book and our dog, Maisie. And I'm probably eating homemade pecan butter while doing at least one of those things.

Let's Connect.

Interested in working with me? To get started, you can send the form below or reach me directly here: beautifulingredientphoto@gmail.com

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