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CHRIS RYAN is a professional food photographer capturing exceptional images for local restaurants, wineries and breweries across Ventura County.

Professional Food Photography

Food Photography

Restaurant Photos

Staff Photos

Menu Photos

Chef Specials

Cookbook Photos

Online Ordering

Social Media

Websites & more…

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How long does it take to photograph food?

How long a food photo shoot will take depends on factors like the type of food being photographed and the number of dishes you have. A food photography session can take around 2 hours or more. This includes the time it takes to set up the shoot, breakdown and take test shots.

In some cases, it can take up to a full day. The key here is to not let the food sit around for hours on end because this can make the food start to look unpleasant. One example involves whipped cream toppings. You would add such toppings right before the actual shot as lighting and air tend to deflate the loft in the cream.

How much space is needed to setup photo shoot onsite?

Whenever possible a table near natural lighting tends to be desirable. Chris will also bring artificial lighting and diffusion panels if necessary to obtain best results. The space required for a food photography shoot is typically a 10 foot x 10 foot area.

Do you offer remote or photo sessions offsite?

Yes. In some instances the restaurant location may not offer enough space, poor lighting or tend to be very busy for an onsite photo shoot. In these cases it is possible to perform a photo session at my home studio or a remote photo shoot over the Internet. You can be anywhere in the world. I capture the photos and post to a cloud for your review. You can comment on the shots as they occur. Saving any re-shoot or miscommunication issues.

Help creating graphics, flyers or other promo images?

Yes. Your food photography images can be turned into marketing materials such as posters, flyers or social media content ready to deploy. Additional graphics design support is available at a fixed hourly rate.

Payment options?

All payment types are accepted including Zelle, PayPal, Venmo, Credit Card or checks. Your food images are available for download after payment.

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Chris knows how to create high-quality images that showcase the food in the best light.

He has the skills, expertise, and equipment needed to capture the details, textures, and colors of different dishes.

From small plates & appetizers to multi-course dining.

Food photography is an important marketing tool for restaurants, caterers, and food-related businesses.

High-quality images can be used on websites, menus, social media, and other marketing materials to attract customers and promote your place of business or stimulate delivery.

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Your food images will appear savory & delectable. This will help entice new customers who are browsing online and looking for new places or food options.

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Photos are typically captured on location.

Flat hourly rate with a two-hour minimum.

Multiple camera angles with close-ups.

Post-processing and Digital delivery included.

Give me a call…

(805) 832-0896

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Food Photographer

Flat Hourly Rate - Readily Available

Professional Results

(805) 832-0896

Serving Ventura, Oxnard, Camarillo, Moorpark, Ojai Thousand Oaks, Westlake Village, Simi Valley delicious baked potatoe and steak for dinner (food photography) dinner logo asian salad with chicken and greens traditional ceaser salad food photography of lunch special featuring onion rings and tots breakfast logo delicious eggs benedict with hash browns for breakfast food photography of big breakfast featuring corned beef and hash with pancakes delicious stack of pancakes covered in strawberries


Food Photographer

Flat Hourly Rate - Readily Available

Professional Results

(805) 832-0896

Serving Ventura, Oxnard, Camarillo, Moorpark, Ojai Thousand Oaks, Westlake Village, Simi Valley Food Photographer For Hire Marketing Flyer (ChrisRyanPIX)

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Food Photography on large displays inside restaurant.

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Various food products can be brought into my studio and photographed for your website, catalog, ordering or menus.

Food Lifestyle & Product Images

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