Stephen Hamilton


Stephen Hamilton / Director, DP and Photographer

Stephen Hamilton is a food and beverage director and photographer whose work has appeared almost everywhere you see images of food. From television, national magazines, cookbooks, packaging, international publications, food and photography blogs, to seven seasons of Top Chef (Bravo TV).

Stephen’s iconic work is renown for its natural lighting style and tight taste appeal. His “real life” approach of capturing motion and images has garnered the attention of numerous agencies, international food companies and restaurants. Stephen has also appeared as a guest Quickfire judge on Top Chef Masters and is a sought after authority on food photography.

His work has won numerous awards over the years. This year he took top honors for his “food porn” series at Graphis International, with seven images featured in their 2014 annual. He placed third in the world for food photography at the international Photography Master Cup and has also won recognition or awards from CA, Photo District News, Graphis 2013 & 2012 and How magazine.

Stephen is also the publisher of the acclaimed online magazine, Who’s Hungry?®, which brings the worlds of photography and food together in one mouth-watering place. The magazine features his images, tips on creating food photography, recipes and essays from noted writers and celebrity chefs, food travel and seasonal features. He is also the creator of the Who’s Hungry?® blog where he and his crew post videos, photos and recipes and write about what goes on behind the scenes at his photography studio.