A milk and cookie party: Nashville, TN food photographer

Every year as a child when Thanksgiving was over I would always get so excited.  Of course some of it was Santa, gifts and being out of school, but my sweetest memories are from all the candy and cookies my mom and grandmother would make the whole month of December.  I had already decided that this year I would start a cookie making tradition with Aubrey on Christmas eve complete with new pj's and cookie cutters, but this post is about another cookie party that is just as sweet.  The best ideas can come from some of the most random places.  I was shooting a quick Christmas picture for these beautiful little girls, and while editing them my mind ran wild seeing this whole set up of having a milk and cookie party.  I immediately called their mom and pitched the idea for them to come back for this set I had built in my head.  As a Nashville food photographer, I had some extra Christie Cookies laying around from the recent catalogue shoot, and the perfect milk jug that my amazing food stylist Teresa Blackburn had let me borrow.  Now all I needed was for the 2 year old and the 1 year old to cooperate and we would be golden.  As you will see they did picture perfect.  There were lots of chocolate smears to be wiped and before it was over a really big puddle of milk to be cleaned up, but it could not have turned out any better.  I hope you and your family have a wonderful holiday season and enjoy some milk and cookies with your loved ones as well.    

Stephanie Mullins
Nashville, Memphis Food Photographer

Stephanie Mullins is one of the best food photographers in the Midwest; a simple look at her client list is all the proof one needs. Her blog is filled with Nashville and Memphis Cookbook PhotographersStephanie Mullins is a professional food photographer who specializes in capturing food images that make you want to reach through the screen to take a bite. Working primarily in Nashville, Stephanie has worked with several food chains and local food vendors on keeping their food photography current and eye catching with her flawless work. Cookbooks, magazines, corporate food chains and locally owned business are a few of Stephanie's food clients in her home base of Nashville.

You cant take a look at food photography in the south and not include Memphis. Growing up so close to Memphis, it has definitely had a influence on Stephanie as one of the best Memphis food photographers. Stephanie shows the feel of Memphis food through her stunning light you see in the images of mouth watering BBQ, as well as the fine southern cuisine that lingers in the air there.

Birmingham, Alabama is where the love of capturing food photography all started for Stephanie. Starting her career there, Stephanie had over 70 images published in Southern Living Magazine while interning there.

Cookbooks, corporate clients and ad agencies from all around the east and deep south including Atlanta, Chicago and Louisville, Kentucky all call on Stephanie Mullins Photography for that perfect feel you want to get from a food image. Mouth watering, enticing, melt in your mouth and a sudden feeling of wanting to eat what you are looking at are just a few of the remarks Stephanie gets from her portfolio and website, and her response is always, "Well, that means I am doing my job then." Click here to view samples of her exquisite work.

Finally, for a bit of fun reading, be sure to check out Louisville food photographer Stephanie's blog where she shares some of her more personal photography.

In addition to many clients in Memphis and Nashville, Stephanie has clients in Atlanta, Birmingham, Alabama, Chicago, and Louisville, Kentucky. View Stephanie's portfolio!