Author Archives: Bryan Gray


Assisted Beauty

As a wine bottle photographer, I get to shoot a LOT of bottles and beauty shots, and I love them all. But it’s also fun when someone from the winery art directs. It simplifies and […]

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Being a wine bottle photographer still my bread & butter

I love everything I shoot, but sometimes I think maybe I love being a food photographer the best. But then I get a client like Alpha Omega and their bottle design and packaging is so […]

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Blueberry Council Food Photography

My home for two days last week was The CIA at Greystone in St. Helena. I was hired by the Blueberry Council of America to photograph some concept dishes highlighting, wait for it…blueberries! They were […]

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Food photography is fun…shooting cookies? Divine.

Did a really fun food shoot today for a local baker, Monday Bakery. Here are a few of my quick selects. DEFINITELY picked a bad week to start Atkins. As a food photographer, it’s hard […]

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Picked a bad time to go o!n a diet. Food shoot yesterday at the always beautiful and always fun Round Pond Estate. And I get to hang out with friends! Such is the life of […]

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New bottle shots for O Olive Oil

Shooting some more product shots for O Olive Oil today. Lots of fun! They typically want fresh ingredients that merely suggest food pairings with their delicious oils and vinegars. Being a bottle photographer in Napa […]

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Wine bottle photography? Not always!

Today in the studio we are shooting chocolate…LOT’S of chocolate! Here’re a few of my favorites…so far.

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New Studio In Action

FINALLY getting my studio together at our new house. Still needs sheetrock and electrical (coming next week) but man, do I love the space. Here’re my first shots along with the setup for them, just […]

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Images in Wine Spectator Ad

Had a fun full-day shoot a couple of months ago with Shannon Halikas from Wilson Daniels, who is quite the art director, with the goal of getting some shots for an ad they were going […]

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Still-life on canvas but really on disk

From a shoot today. The client wanted me to match a style of an old still-life on canvas. Not something I normally do, but I think the results are quite nice! As a wine bottle […]

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