Photo Assistants & Careers

From Assistant to Pro: Andrew Burkle, Food Photographer

September 23, 2014


A plate of Vietnamese pho. Food styling by Josephine Orba.

Two years ago, Andrew Burkle was a photo assistant in Chicago with a ten-year plan for establishing a career as a photographer. This spring, he found himself far ahead of schedule when he opened a 6,000-square-foot food photography studio in Cleveland with business partner David Hagen. They’ve already shot for national food brands including Jif, Crisco and Martha White; and...

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