Restaurant re-branding

 (Kathryn Wagner)

I am pleased to share with you an image from a recent production of a Charleston restaurant that features Mediterranean cuisine on it’s menu. Truly a pleasure to photograph. The shoot was dedicated to showing potential diners the virtues of eating cuisine such as this salad above: fast, fresh, and healthy. Photographs are licensed to appear in-store, on the eatery’s website and as a part of their social media branding. As a professional food photographer I was impressed by the use of color in this genre of casual fare, with many red, oranges and purple hues found on the plates. I will soon be posting the full details of the restaurant’s  branding identity redesign and the images in action on the restaurant’s website / social media – stay tuned!

Update: FULL DETAILS HERE

The Great Oysterpoint Runoff

The Great Oysterpoint Runoff

I had a blast shooting The Great Oysterpoint Runoff for the Charleston Waterkeeper organization this past week. Charleston Waterkeeper is a non-profit deadicated to the mission of clean swimmable, fishable and drinkable waterways for all in the Lowcountry. The Great Oysterpoint Runoff  was held “To encourage the public and clean water enthusiasts to discover, learn about, and celebrate the many ways to have fun on, in, or by Charleston’s waterways – all while enjoying the rare opportunity to play around on Colonial Lake. The event also aims to educate local residents about stormwater runoff, the most common cause of water pollution throughout the nation.” This event is part of the Waterkeeper Alliance SPLASH Event Series and was sponsored by the good folks at Keen Footwear. There was music, food trucks, and of course oysters.  If you live near Charleston’s waterways, please consider supporting thier mission,  volunteering, or purchasing a print from the event. A great day out on Colonial Lake was had by all!

 (Kathryn Wagner)

American Airline’s Celebrated Living Magazine

 (© Kathryn Wagner Photography)

I am pleased to share with you an image of mine which is currently featured in American Airlines first class inflight magazine Celebrated Living. Celebrated Living chose St. Johnas a destination included in the “Craving the Caribbean” article on Winter travel. The photograph above of the delicious salmon canapé from Asolare restaurant was selected by Marilyn Calley, Celebrated Living’s Art Director. Dubbed ‘The Nature Island’ you can read the full article on St. John here.

 (Kathryn Wagner)

37th Annual Rolex International Regatta

2010 Rolex Regatta – St Thomas Virgin Islands – Images by Kathryn Wagner

Recently I went out on assignment for the St. John Sun Times to cover the 37th Annual Rolex International Regatta. What an event, truly a blast to photograph. I spent the day on the water with several other journalists and really enjoyed the camaraderie. The Regatta featured many classes of sailboats from small two person teams on beach catamarans to larger sailboats with a full crew of sailors. Racing was hosted by the lovely St. Thomas Yacht Club and followed several routes, depending on the class of each craft. Overall the regatta was a great assignment and I look forward to covering future races in the Caribbean.

 (Kathryn Wagner)

Rebranding: Asolare Restaurant, Virgin Islands


Asolare Restaurant, St. John Virgin Islands – Images by Kathryn Wagner

I am happy to share with you a set of images I recently produced and photographed for Asolare Restaurant in Cruz Bay, St. John. The restaurant was doing a branding redesign and subsequent online marketing campaign to highlight new ownership and a new chef/management team. I was enthusiastic to highlight the beautiful (and delicious!) asian style cuisine they feature. I love shooting food, as it is wonderful to work with restauranteurs and collaborate with the creativity of chefs. Evan Neal-Pishko has been the chef of Asolare restaurant since October of last year, and his team has been doing a wonderful job of emphasizing local ingredients with asian flair. The shoot was fun, and the images were integrated within the website design by Level9 Studios, as well as in online marketing and social media. I look forward to more projects such as this in 2010.

 (Kathryn Wagner)