Prop/Still life Stylist, Food Styling & Content Creation - Sophie Purser, UK based
Hey! Sophie here, I am a still life/food stylist and content creator. I work on commercial shoots as a freelance stylist, specialising in food, product and lifestyle and I also photograph for web/social media content in my home studio or at clients restaurants/business premises.
I am available to work throughout the UK for styling on commercial shoots, training/consultancy and content creation and locally (midlands) for ongoing social media content work where regular meetings are key.
I have over 20 years styling and photography experience as well as 15 years in marketing, 5 years directing global campaigns both off and online for an international multichannel retailer. And as you can see I also now run my own e-commerce business - so I really do know how it all fits together!
I enjoy working with everyone from new freelancers and start-ups to large brands and household names. Actually I'm quite passionate about helping businesses succeed and teaching skills to help them do that.
I can be as involved as you like from developing campaigns and providing creative direction to styling and photographing the shoot.
I am available for:
prop, still life & food styling on commercial shoots - check out my client list and some examples of my work below, I work across the country with photographers and videographers
story telling, recipe photography & content creation - I can style and shoot for you in your premises or from my home photography studio, copywriting/recipe researching also available. Excellent rates for monthly content clients!
individual and corporate content creation consultancy & training
group workshops on still life styling, food photography and content creation
collaborations, guest blogging and giveaways
Clients include // Ellen DeGeneres, Iceland Foods, Waitrose, Booths, Chef Laurence Henry, John Whaite's Kitchen, Absolute Press, ckbk.com, Royal Doulton, Cartwright & Butler, Wedgwood, Aldi, Howden's Kitchens, Asda, Marks & Spencer, Gordon Ramsay, Nathan Outlaw, Royal Albert, Meera Sodha, Waterford Crystal, Ocado, The Rutland Charcuterie Co, Belvoir Fruit Farms, Denby Pottery, Phillipo Berio, Harrods and more.
What can I help you with? Please get in touch here or call 07866 636070, I'd love to hear about your ideas!
Styling and directing recipe videos for Geo Watkins with Masterchef the Professionals winner, Laurence Henry and videographer Guy Bettison, Nottingham
Nelsons distillery - content creation, blog post, Staffordshire
Directing and styling still life, with Scott Choucino
For Gordon Ramsay, Maze restaurant, London
Content creation & recipe photography for Fillipo Berio
For Aldi with Craft/McCann, Manchester (still life styling)
For Royal Doulton, Coffee Studio range, with Mark Ducket
For Royal Doulton, with Mark Duckett, Studio 6, Manchester
For Belvoir Fruit Farms with Scene Studios, Nottingham
Content creation & recipe photography for ckbk.com
As well as working with clients on all things content and styling, I also love travelling around the country (or world, yes please) to teach individuals and host workshops, demonstrating styling and photography techniques hands on and presenting courses on content strategy and creation. (For some free tools and content/styling downloads please visit my resources page.)
If you'd like to work with me I'd love to hear from you! Please get in touch here or call 07866 636070.
On one of my Food Photography and Still Life Styling Workshops, 2019
Feedback for my workshops and tuition -
'I had a fantastic time, definitely learnt a lot and left feeling very inspired. Your notes are fantastic and we will be presenting what we learnt to the team.' Rachael, High Street TV