Sometimes You Just Get Lucky

Food Photography for Wholesum Harvest Tomato and HoneyFood Photography for Wholesum Harvest Pepper and Garlic SaladI received a call the other day from a Chef that does recipe development and is looking for a photographer. Funny thing is, I was recommended by a client that didn’t use me. Funnier thing is that the Chef lives right in the next town.

Food Photography for Wholesum Harvest Mexican Stuffed PeppersWe spoke about his upcoming job – 20 recipes for a farm in Arizona. I recommended that we use my food stylist Mike and we worked out the details.Food Photography for Wholesum Harvest Black Eyed Pea Salad

Well, did we all hit it off. What a great team. The photos were amazing! We are certainly going to keep this team together and create more art. I feel a cookbook or two in the works.

Food Photography for Wholesum Harvest Cucumber and Carrot SaladYou never know who will recommend you. There must be something to this networking thing. And sometimes, you just get lucky.

Food Photography for Wholesum Harvest Kabocha Squash

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About Jerry

I was a science teacher for 31 years. During that time I photographed wedding and Bar Mitzvahs for about 15 years but that was in the days before digital. Being a teacher, I had my summers free so I assisted food and commercial still life photographers in NYC for 3 summers and fell in love with it. Having a wife and a mortgage, it was not practical to give up a job in teaching and go into photography so I put off my dream of becoming a food photographer until I retired from teaching. Now I am living my dream - I am a food and product photographer servicing New York City, Philadelphia and all of New Jersey.
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