2015 Food Photography Picks

In my first blog post of 2016, I posted about some of my favorite projects from 2015, except that post was focused on everything except food photography. Partly because it was already getting too long without food photos, but also as an exercise to showcase a range of photography from the past 12 months, since

Holiday Cocktail Party for Trio Animal Foundation

Last week I spent the evening at Oak Park’s Amour de la Terre, photographing an amazing holiday cocktail party hosted by Ashley Gilday (I photographed one of her brunches earlier this year, check it out!). Every part of the event was donated and 100% of the proceeds were donated to Trio Animal Foundation. “[Trio Animal

Giveaway winner!

The holiday giveaway ended this morning at midnight and according to the Rafflecopter/ widget, the winner is Katie! Woohoo! I will get in touch with your prize info. a Rafflecopter giveaway Holiday Orders There is still time to place orders containing holiday gifts (ideally, before December 12th to ensure delivery by December 24th!). I have

Print and greeting card giveaway!

I’m doing a giveaway where you can get free things for yourself, or your loved ones! But first a few announcements… If you missed the Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, or Cyber Monday sales in SHOP | kelly peloza photo, no worries! You can get 5% off your purchase through the month of December by

Fundraiser for The Sweet Bunny Project

I’m so happy to announce SHOP | kelly peloza photo‘s very first holiday fundraiser! This year, I’ve teamed up with The Sweet Bunny Project, a Chicago-area non-profit that places rabbits in foster and forever homes, and uses artwork to raise money and awareness for local shelters. Sweet Bunny is one of the many smaller organizations

Upcoming 2015 Holiday Events!

I am so excited to be participating in several events, fundraisers, and markets in my community this holiday season! I love having the opportunity to participate in these events as an event photographer, as a vendor with my line of printed items, or even just as an attendee. These events are not only showcasing the

Upton’s Naturals Jackfruit

A few months ago I finished up a recipe development and food photography project for Chicago-based meat alternative company Upton’s Naturals. They manufacture a line of seitan products and recently launched a line of pre-cooked and seasoned jackfruit products. I posted the seitan recipe photos I made for them in an earlier blog post, and

Food Photography on StockFood

FYI: Some of my food photography was just released to StockFood, the leading agency for stock food photography, so if you’re looking for autumnal vegan baked goods, fruits and vegetables, and more, these images and more are available to license for commercial use through StockFood, under Kelly Peloza Photo. Stock photography is one of many

Fabio and Ashley’s Baby Shower at Siena Tavern

I recently shot a baby shower for celebrity chef Fabio Viviani and his lovely wife Ashley, at one of Fabio’s Chicago restaurants, Siena Tavern in River North. The adorable giraffe cake: Party games: Portrait of Dad: Cutting the cake: Congrats, Fabio and Ashley! If you are looking to book event photography for a baby shower,