Food Photography by Ira Leoni
Food Photography by Ira Leoni. The more beautiful is serving, the more you want to eat. This rule is perfectly assimilated by photographers who make portraits of the meal. And the photographer Ira Leoni from Germany is one of the most talented craftswomen in the art of Food Photography. Ira portraits different foods – whole plates of colorful desserts and dishes, pastries and fruit, beverages, fish dishes and salads, looking at it you immediately want to look in the refrigerator. A passionate discoverer of all things culinary, Ira Leoni has been fascinated by stylish images of food since her teen years. As soon as she made friends with an analog, and later a digital camera, she decided to embark on a fascinating journey into the world of professional food styling and photography.
Ira Leoni is an award-winning professional food photographer. Ira’s productions are featured in food magazines as well as being distributed by the world’s most renowned food photography stock agency. Her talent for creating beautiful compositions soon led her to be discovered by clients and fans, whose endorsement brought first professional jobs for magazines and agencies. Ira has been a contributor to the STOCKFOOD, the world´s leading food stock photography agency for years now. Among her clients are important publishers like BURDA MEDIA and FALKEMEDIA.
Fascinated by professional images of food, Ira started off with a small amateur camera and instantly developed her skills up to the professional level. Her approach to the photography gear is rather minimalistic, putting the beauty of the food in the focus and using as little post production as possible to keep photographed objects appealing and natural.
Believe it or not – all images you see on this website are styled by Ira herself. Being able to take over the styling process is a huge advantage – both in terms of quality and workflow. Props that find their way to Ira’s shelves have been tested over time and skillfully selected.