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David Griffen Commercial Photography Services

Food and Drink Photography

Do you run a restaurant or food brand and want high quality photography to make your brand stand out? David Griffen has over 20 years of experience shooting as a food and drink photographer, working with some of the world’s best chefs, restaurants and food brands.

Kitchen Photography Studio

David Griffen runs a small but successful food and product photography studio, fully equipped kitchen (induction hob / oven) and a good range of props and backgrounds. The photography studio has great natural light and is perfect for food photography and recipie shoots.


Moving images are a great way to capture your audience’s attention – animation increases engagement, therefore more clicks for your brand.


Get in touch with David on 0427705622 for a quick chat.

Restaurant Photography Pt Stephens
Creative social media contnet
Restaurant Animation and GIFs
Restaurant Animation and GIFs
Studio Photographer Food Newcastle

David Griffen Fine Art Photography

Darkroom Printing

Exhibitions and Sales

Black and white traditional darkroom prints and alternate photography teqniques, exploring the connection to place through the study of plants and native plants.

“My work focuses on this human need to connect, and how native plants can form a tether through our past to the psyche of a place.”

Chocolate Photography

Newcastle Photography Studio

Newcastle Food Photography Studio I signed the commercial lease on a space in Hamilton to create a Newcastle photography studio just before Covid hit, so when I lost all of my hospitality clients to lockdown it was sink or swim time. Luckily I had run a studio in Cornwall for many years, so knew what steps I had to take to make the studio a success. Upstairs and tucked away from eclectic and sometimes crazy Beaumont St, the studio is spread out over several rooms including [...]

The Glasshouse at Goonoo Goonoo

The Glasshouse at Goonoo Goonoo Goonoo Goonoo - pronounced Gun-ah g-noo means "running water over rocks in times of drought". It is an oasis of comfort and calm, located on a working cattle station just outside Tamworth, New South Wales, Australia. The Glasshouse Restaurant is the jewel in the crown of Goonoo Goonnoo. Originally built by the AACo as a merino sheep farm, the heritage-listed and pastoral village has recently been converted to luxurious accomodation by its present owners, the Haggarty family. I was commissioned to [...]

Hungerford Epic Lunch at Muse

Muse Restaurant - Hungerford Epic Lunch Commission: Muse Restaurant food photography at Hungerford Epic Lunch. I have many years experience shooting great restaurant food, and have developed a lightweight lighting kit and a work flow that is efficient but also produces studio quality results. Some years ago I shot Nathan Outlaw's masterclasses in the UK, exclusive evening events centred around a degustation tasting menu and guest chef, with a cooking technique presentation. Guests chefs included Pierre Koffmann, Ashley Palmer Watts, Angela Hartnet, Sat Baines, et al - [...]

Paul Ainsworth’s Cornish Scallops with Brown Shrimp Butter

Paul Ainsworth's Cornish Scallops with Brown Shrimp Butter “Whenever I am having scallops at home, this is the simplest and most lovely way of doing them: grilled simply with butter, lemon and seasoning. In this recipe, the brown shrimps and parsley give them a little extra ‘something’ along with the crunchy croutons.” SERVES 4 PREP: 10-15 mins COOKING: 5 mins 4 large scallops 250g butter 250g brown shrimps 100g freshly-chopped chervil keep 25g back for finishing pinch of ground mace 1 lemon - juice only sea salt white [...]

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