To a restauranteur or chef (or both) your business is your life - it’s your baby. It is the reason you get up in the morning and keep going. It’s what makes you happy. Your story is unique and unlike any other. We are committed to helping you tell your story with stunning visuals while making the process seamless and easy, so that you can get back to service, back to cooking and back to running your business. 


Together we will work out all the details, iron out all the creases in the tablecloth, and make sure the seasoning is just right. Beginning with a consultation, we can discuss exactly what you’re looking for, that way we can be sure we are cooking from the same recipe. 


We offer a wide range of services to help make the process unique and more like you. From in studio to in restaurant to outside in your backyard, we can go wherever the story takes us. Below you'll find some of the services we offer. Questions? Fill out our photography contact form and let us know!



More Info - Soup Studios Food Photography
Food Photographer with professional quality



Getting it done right the first time, we use professional, high-quality equipment to ensure a seamless and easy process. We operate on the Canon platform for imaging.

Online File Sharing for Food Photography

Online File


We keep your files secure in our online cloud so that you’re the only one who can see them. Additionally, we can create a custom gallery with a custom link so that you can share your files with your clients with ease.

Fast Turnaround of Food Photographs

Your images

at Your speed.

With today’s technology it makes it faster and easier to share large amounts of files. We are committed to make every deadline agreed upon, to make sure you have one less thing to worry about. 

Full Retouching of Food Photographs

Full Retouching


From color correction to compositing, we can tackle any challenge you may have with your photos. we want to make sure you’re always looking your best.

Food Photography Story

Tell Your


it’s your story, let us tell it your way. We will work together with you every step of the way to make sure everything is just right. From lighting styles to prop selections, we can discuss everything together to answer any questions up front.

· Types of Services ·

Commercial Photography





Editorial / Print

Digital Marketing

Social Media 





Restaurant menus



Portraits / Headshots


Social Media


Actors / Musicians

Chefs Portraits

Professional Portraits


want a makup artist? easy breezy, just let us know and we can talk about options when booking your shoot.

· Pricing ·

Food and product photography is unique, no two projects are alike. Part of the reason why we don't list pricing on our website is because of how many variables there are to take into each project. If you're interested in learning more about our services, please feel free to contact us to set up a time to discuss the options. We are always happy to customize a package that will fit your specific needs. 



Looking for a food stylist, we have you covered - from our own onsite food styling to additional professional food stylists*, we can figure out what is best for your project. 


*Fees are based on the scope of work and may vary based on the stylist. Fees are paid to the stylist individually.


We retouch our photos in-house, which allows us to have competitive rates. All rates once agreed upon will include general retouching** in the hourly rate. Any additional retouching costs will be agreed upon before hand.


**General retouching consists of color correction, spot removal, exposure and levels adjustments, cropping and image processing.




Soup Studios and Derek Edward Pfohl are fully licensed and insured in all of North America. 

Food Photographer - Derek Pfohl - Soup Studios