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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

The Wood Restaurant at Brokenwood

The Wood Restaurant at Brokenwood Located in Brokenwood Wines’ new exciting cellar door complex in the Hunter Valley, The Wood Restaurant recently opened it’s doors to customers who can expect a fantastic meal in a great new space. The menu is focussed on beautiful fresh seafood and draws inspiration from chef Andy Wright’s many years in the region cooking fresh seasonal produce. David Griffen was recently commissioned to shoot the space and food for The Wood’s social media, website and PR. Below is a [...]

eRemo – A Sanctuary in the Hunter Valley

eRemo - A Sanctuary in the Hunter Valley David Griffen was recently commissioned to shoot the beautiful food at the newly opened Eremo - a modern Italian restaurant at Spicers Guesthouse. With hatted Executive Chef Cameron Matthews at the helm, Eremo is the first modern Italian restaurant of the Spicers Retreat Group. The food resonates with Italian provenance, and is both elegant and made for sharing - bursting with vibrance and flavour. Cam spent his first ten years as a Chef in an Italian [...]

Rick Steins at Bannisters

Rick Stein at Port Stephens David Griffen has relocated to Newcastle Australia from Cornwall UK, where he ran a successful kitchen studio just around the corner from the fishing village of Padstow where Rick Stein set up his very first restaurant. Still going strong, The Seafood Restaurant in Padstow remains the flag ship restaurant of the Rick Stein brand, offering incredible seafood simply prepared - the hallmark of a Rick Stein kitchen. When David returned to Australia in November 2018 to embark on a [...]

Millbrook Winery

Guy Jeffreys at Millbrook Winery I have shot a whole lot of food - a conservative estimate would place the figure at around 40,000 dishes - since becoming a full time professional food photographer 15 years ago. After seeing all of this food, it is refreshing to work with a chef like Guy Jeffreys. Guy grows his vegetables from seeds that have been saved from the previous year’s crop, and he prepares his produce for the plate with more care and [...]

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