Lick Your Screen | Food Photography

I am a professional commercial and editorial food product photographer with close to a decade of experience. I employ my studio lighting, composition and retouching expertise to create compelling food and beverage images for web and print.

I create mouth-watering photographs of food and beverages on location throughout Australia at my client’s venues as well as in my studio in Sydney. If you are a caterer, restaurant, small business, food manufacturer or food and beverage brand seeking stunning quality imagery, get in touch with me for a quote.

Client: Hello Thai Fine Dining, Chatswood Sydney

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In With The New Fundraiser for Stay

In With The New  19.8.2016 – a fundraiser hosted by Sydney DJ and music producer Jimmy New. Held at Valve Bar, Underground Hotel, the night featured live performances by established and rising lineup of hip hop, RnB rappers Mz Sammy G, Savillian, Xamaria, Ashy GeeSaif, and Mr Nat. 50% of the proceeds from the event were donated to Western Sydney youth service ‘STAY‘, a community group targeting youth suicide prevention helping raise much needed funds and resources to offer support for the next generation.

 

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Pingala x Young Henrys Community Solar Launch + Investor Party

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Locals and potential investors were invited to participate at the Pingala Community Solar launch last Sunday 21st August. Thanks to City of Sydney‘s grant funding, Young Henrys Brewery will help community group Pingala purchase and install solar photovoltaic panels at its Newtown Brewery site.
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The installation of solar photovoltaic panels will generate enough electricity from the system to power the entire brewing process avoiding around 127 tonnes greenhouse gas emissions a year.The project will be the first for Pingala, part of a plan to start building community-owned solar farms on businesses and organisations across Sydney.
The Young Henrys solar PV system is expected to be up and running by the end of August.Photography by Josephine Ki Photography
Client Pingala

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Nepal NGO Reportage: Accessible Education for Remote Regions

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I’ve just returned from a 6 month trip to Nepal where I spent several months in this period documenting stills footage for local and international non profits organisations. Helambu Education & Livelihood Project (HELP Nepal) was one of the local NGO I assisted – their core involvement were to improve accessibility and attendance levels in education amongst children in the Earthquake affected region east of Kathmandu as well as provide livelihood for people in the area.

On this occasion, our mission was to distribute school supplies to primary school children in remote villages in the Sindulpalchok region. The three hour bumpy drive took us through gorgeous vistas of Kathmandu Valley and beyond. Winding our way up steep and narrow hillsides, I was awed by the beauty that beholds. Set high amidst the clouds with stunning backdrops of Trisuli River and the Himalayan mountain range, it was almost like a scene straight out of a fairytale. Almost.

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Here, as consequence of furious landslides the roads are dangerous, rugged and muddy. Destroyed homes lined the countrysides like brickwork cavities strewn with dusty piles of rubble and patched up with haphazard corrugated tin sheets of varying sizes suspended together by planks of rotting wood here and bamboo there.

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It has been over a year since the first devastating 7.8-magnitude earthquake struck Nepal, yet all around the nation, countrysides like Sindulpalchok – one of the hardest hit of the country’s 75 districts, are still dotted with shaky tarpaulin tents and small tin sheds that seem barely strong enough to withstand the monsoon rainstorms due this summer, let alone another tremor in this earthquake-prone region.

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Students of Shree Urleni Primary School and Shree Gyanodaya Primary School, Mahankal living in these temporary shelters in remote alpine villages walk up to 2 hours each way to the top of the mountain where they attend schools constructed with the assistance of HELP Nepal. On this day, we were there to distribute school supplies consisting of text books, writing materials and other educational supplies.

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For more images from our trip, check out my online NGO Reportage – Accessible Education for Remote Regions.

To donate to this worthy cause and know that your dollar is going to a local NGO based in Nepal, go to HELP Nepal.

Photography commissioned by HELP Nepal.

 

 

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Love in Kathmandu

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A sneakpeak from today’s couples photography session in Patan, Kathmandu with Canadian expat and digital nomad Laska and her man Bikash who designs websites.

The pair are one of the most easy going, spontaneous, fun and down to earth couple I have had the pleasure of photographing in Kathmandu so far. Not only did they waltz in the middle of a busy street amongst rickshaws and elephants (yes – we saw an elephant on the road, welcome to Asia!), they insisted on hijacking a fruit vendor’s stand and nearly adopted a dog.

There was little time during the 2 hours period where one of us were not laughing. The above image is a quiet moment taken towards the end of the couples photography session.

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InterNations Kathmandu Social

Kathmandu expats gathered at The Summit Hotel‘s boutique outdoor functions area for a monthly event organised by InterNations Kathmandu. Patrons enjoyed cocktails and canapes as well as rounds of Nepal Ice Nature courtesy of sponsor Chaudhary Group .

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Diamonds Are Forever

RK Jewellery – Diamond Collection

Venue: Hotel Yak and Yeti, Kathmandu – Nepal

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Nepali Drive Thru

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Vendor offering goods for sale to bus patrons in Pokhara, Nepal.

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Portraiture of a Portrait Photographer

New York based renowned photographer Jim Herrington is the man who took iconic photographs of Hollywood legends such as Morgan Freeman, Mick Jagger, Dolly Parton, Keith Richards, and Jerry Lee Lewis to name a few.
He has just returned to Kathmandu from photographing mountaineer Kancha Sherpa in Khumbu, Nepal as part of his forthcoming book project on legendary mountain climbers around the world. Inspired by history and adventure, the project focuses on mountaineers from the 1920s – 1960s Golden Age era and has taken him through the East Coast of America, Italy, Japan, Nepal, and France.

Herrington’s passion for storytelling is evident through his engaging and emotive words alongside captivating images shot mostly on film. Follow his journey on Instagram @jimherrington20160524 Jim Herrington-220160524 Jim Herrington-120160524 Jim Herrington-420160524 Jim Herrington-3

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The Future of Kathmandu

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One year on from the Gorkha Earthquake that (by conservative estimate) killed nearly 9000 Nepalis and swiped out entire villages leaving devastating effects on the lives of thousands more across the nation; it is the innocence and fighting spirit of the youths and the resilience of the Nepali people that keeps this country from looking back. 

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