Prop/Still life Stylist, Food Styling & Content Creation - Sophie Purser, UK based

Hey! Sophie here, I am a still life and prop stylist specialising in food and lifestyle styling for commercial & editorial photography, adverts, TV and film.  I work in commercial studios and on location up and down the country as well as working on recipe videos and social media content from home too.

I have over 20 years styling and photography experience and enjoy working with everyone from new freelancers and start-ups to large brands and household names.

I can be as involved as you like - from developing mood boards and providing creative direction, to sourcing props, creating custom backgrounds and of course working on the shoot itself.  

I am available for: 

  • prop, still life & food styling - 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 style or mine from my home food photography studio

  • individual tuition or 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 2019

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Directing and styling still life, shot with Scott Choucino, 2018

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For Aldi with Craft/McCann, Manchester, 2019

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For Royal Doulton, Coffee Studio range, with Mark Ducket, 2018

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For Ellen DeGeneresse, with Mark Duckett at Studio 6, Manchester, 2019

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For Asda with Will Shaddock Photography, Manchester, 2019

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For Belvoir Fruit Farms with Scene Studios, Nottingham 2018

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For Gordon Ramsay, Maze restaurant, London 2018

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Content creation & recipe photography for Fillipo Berio, 2018

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For more recent styling work and content photography please see my blog and the photography throughout this website. Or get in touch here!

Content creation & recipe photography for ckbk.com, 2019

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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
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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