South Carolina

New York Times Food Photography: Whiskey Startups are Rolling Out a Smaller Barrel Sooner

New York Times Food Photography: Whiskey Startups are Rolling Out a Smaller Barrel Sooner

  As a food photographer, making images of whiskey and the new processes surrounding the aging of Whiskey was fascinating. It was a joy to once again be a photographer for The New York Times Food section. Terressentia’s process of aging and flavoring whiskey in a fraction of the time typically…

Professional food photography by Kathryn Wagner for Ali Baba Restaurant

Professional food photography by Kathryn Wagner for Ali Baba Restaurant

I am happy to show you professional food photography and the full website redesign and rebranding of Ali Baba Restaurant. It was a pleasure collaborating with Karl of Three Plumes on showcasing the fast fresh and healthy aspects of this eatery’s authentic Mediterranean cuisine with vibrant colorful photographs of the food. The images are to appear…

Kathryn Wagner Photography Published in Travel+Leisure Magazine, The Food Issue

Kathryn Wagner Photography Published in Travel+Leisure Magazine, The Food Issue

     It was wonderful working with Deputy Photo Editor Alex Arnold on the May 2012 issue of Travel+Leisure. The photograph above is included in an article detailing Chef Sean Brock’s favorite sources for local goods in the Charleston area. Photography published in Travel and Leisure was of  Gechee Boy…

Professional chef portraits of McCrady’s Restaurant: Chef Sean Brock and his team

Professional chef portraits of McCrady’s Restaurant: Chef Sean Brock and his team

I had a great time shooting professional chef portraits with McCrady’s Restaurant’s team; including Chef Sean Brock and Chef de Cuisine Jeremiah Langehorne (plus a live chicken) recently. We named the hen “Bo” short for Bojangles, and she did a wonderful job of livening up the set. McCrady’s did have…

Lowcountry Local First Portraits

Lowcountry Local First Portraits

I had a blast photographing portraits for Lowcountry Local First recently. We photographed near some of the former officer’s homes in North Charleston’s beautiful Riverfront Park, part of the Navy Yard development. Lowcountry Local First’s stellar staff does a wonderful job of advocating for Charleston, South Carolina based businesses and farmers.…

Home Sweet Garden Home in the City of Charleston

Home Sweet Garden Home in the City of Charleston

  A cottage overlooks a grassy courtyard in the heart of the Downtown Charleston Peninsula. Every city has it’s strengths and gardening is definitely one of Charleston’s. The Lowcountry weather is conducive to cultivation year round and winter provides enough moisture to enliven a lawn to a lush shade of green. It is impressive how much…

The Great Oysterpoint Runoff

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…

The swamps of the Francis Beidler Forest

The swamps of the Francis Beidler Forest

“The Francis Beidler Forest is an Audubon wildlife sanctuary in Four Holes Swamp, a blackwater creek system in South Carolina. It consists of over 16,000 acres (65 km²) of mainly bald cypress/tupelo gum swamp with approximately 1,800 acres (7 km2) of old-growth forest. It has an environmental education center and a 1.75-mile (2.82 km) boardwalk trail through the old-growth portion of the…

Charleston’s Gateway Walk: the Unitarian Churchyard

Charleston’s Gateway Walk: the Unitarian Churchyard

A brick path winds between beds of wildflowers in Charleston’s Unitarian Universalist Churchyard, a part of the historic Gateway Walk. As a professional travel photographer discovering hidden gems such as the Garden Club of Charleston’s Gateway Walk are a favorite part of the job. This peaceful, gorgeous meander takes one…

Knock, Knock – Charleston’s ornate front doors

Knock, Knock – Charleston’s ornate front doors

A historic home in Charleston, South Carolina displays an ornate door knocker on it’s front door. These functional ornaments are an interesting addition to the historic district streetscape. “During the superstitious Middle Ages, door knockers took on gruesome faces, such as gargoyles, dogs and lions, to ward off evil spirits…