About me

Steve Painter is a photographer, designer and prop stylist. His passion is food.

He has worked in book publishing for more than 20 years including ten years at leading lifestyle publisher, Ryland Peters & Small, where he designed and art directed more than 100 cookery titles.

Since going freelance he has photographed more than 30 cook books and his work has been published in magazines including Delicious, Food And Travel, Elle Decoration, Country Living, The Simple Things and Coast as well as many newspapers.

He shoots natural daylight photography at his studio in the seaside town of Hastings, East Sussex.

This portfolio shows a selection of his photography and prop styling.