From the category archives:

Behind The Scenes

A Tour Of A Hollywood Prop House

by Matt on July 10, 2013

(This is an impromptu discussion of All Things Props. Feel free to check out my previous post of my own prop section. Propheads, this one’s for you). Folks, if your world doesn’t revolve around tables, plates, napkins and wall flats then this post might not be for you. But if you do share an interest [...]

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GET OUT! (a sneak peak!)

by Matt on May 23, 2013

GET OUT! No, really, I mean, get out! Not as in get out because I don’t like you but more like let’s go outside. So, last year we bought a little house. An adorable, well-loved house. And in the past 9 months we’ve turned the house into a home, complete with a brand new interior [...]

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Target Easter 2013

by Matt on March 28, 2013

Happy Spring, everyone! Here’s a quick image we did for Target last year, currently up in store. Bring on the Easter egg hunt! Thanks to the entire Target team, food stylist Adam C. Pearson and prop stylist David Frid!  

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Food Network’s One Pot Wonders

by Matt on February 18, 2013

We recently finished a wonderful project with our friends at Food Network. Titled One Pot Wonders, it’s being billed as part of a series of little cookbooks with big ideas, all focused on that tasty main dish made in a wok, a slow cooker or a dutch oven. And yes, these recipes are so hearty [...]

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Right On Target

by Matt on November 15, 2012

This past summer I photographed some delicious holiday items for Target. As in that Target. As in one of my favorite retailers. And can I tell you something? Working with them was every bit as fun and exciting as I thought it would be. Such wonderful people. The signs are up now, if you’re in [...]

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Before you settle into this post and video, please: 1) Forgive my spastic, forever gesticulating body language. I swear I can be calm. Sometimes. 2) What really looks like Jazz Hands was only me talking about a large plate with tiny food (my pet peeve). 3) No insects were killed in the making of this [...]

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Wow, it’s hard to believe it was 4 years ago that a certain someone was on Martha’s old show as it seems like yesterday. But this weekend we see the premiere of Martha’s new series on PBS titled Martha Stewart’s Cooking School. I’ve screened 3 episodes already before the debut and while it’s definitely not [...]

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A Few Things, But Mostly A Shameless Plug

by Matt on September 26, 2012

Well hello there. And how are you? That’s me in a photo taken by the lovely Erin Malone last week at Jordan Winery. I was in San Francisco shooting a few projects which I’ll share with you shortly, but in the meantime it’s back to the grind this week at the studio doing what I [...]

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Just My Type!

by Matt on September 21, 2012

From Martha to Rachael, Sunset to Cooking Light, these modern faces are showing up in food magazines from coast to coast. All part of the Modern type of classification, they’re actually quite old styles from centuries past but so named as they took advantage of new ways of creating type that left old world and [...]

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Boo! Country Living October 2012

by Matt on September 7, 2012

Psst. Go buy the latest issue of Country Living magazine, will you? October 2012, to be exact! We wrote, styled, and photographed a feature on indulgent upgrades for candy apples, and yes, it features our spooky apples from a few years back! It was fun to recreate them, but if you want to know my [...]

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