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The thing I love most about what I do is cooking, styling and photography and I would love to be able to share that with your brand or business.  I create visual content which can be used on your social media platforms or website, for advertising purposes or for packaging and design.

 

WHAT'S ON OFFER

  • Unique styling - flat lays are my speciality.

  • Natural light photography.

  • Recipe development.

  • Instagram endorsements, shared with my 17,000+ followers.

  • Travel/tourism collaborations welcome. See my travel stories under the 'travel guides' tab of my menu.

 

See examples of my work below, using the arrows at the side of each gallery to see more.

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CLIENTs
 1 Above | Antipodes Water | Arbonne | Arnotts | AquaCulture NZ | Barkers of Geraldine | Bellamy's Organic Baby Food | BePure by Ben Warren | Best Foods Mayonnaise | Blunt Umbrellas | Booking.com | Breville | Capital Magazine | Castello Cheese | Citta Design (with Garden to Table) | De Winke Yoghurt | Fair Trade NZ | FoodStuffs NZ |
Forrest Wines | First Fresh | Hopt Soda | Huia Wines | Just Hummus | Jules Taylor Wines | Kapiti Cheese | Karen Murrell Lipsticks | Kikkoman Soy Sauce | KitchenAid | Krug Champagne | Lewis Road Creamery | Lot Eight Olive Oil | Matakana Super Foods | Monteith's Brewery Company | Motueka Creamery | Nodi Rugs | New World Supermarkets | Nice & Natural Food Co | Ocean Spray | Plumbline | Puriti Manuka Honey | Red Seal | Rekorderlig Cider | Regal Salmon | Scapegrace Gin | SPCA | Twenty Seven Names (with Garage Project) | Visit Auckland | Vogels Cereals | Wilcox Perla Potatoes | Zeffer Cider

Foodstuffs

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CREATED | 16 recipes for Foodstuffs 2019 calendar which had a print run of 250,000 copies. The calendars were distributed throughout New World, Pak n Save

and Four Square supermarkets to be given out to their customers. Each recipe had two images both an ingredient shot and also the final dish. As part of this commission, I wrote, developed and cooked all the recipes, then styled and photographed each shot. Below are a few of my favourite images from the project. You can view more on the Foodstuffs website HERE.

 

Lewis Road Creamery

CREATED | Social media images, recipe development, a trip to Auckland to cook and style media packages for a product release + cooking video for 'chef series'.

Lewis Road | The Forest Cantina
Lewis Road | The Forest Cantina
Lewis Road | The Forest Cantina
Lewis Road | The Forest Cantina
Lewis Road | The Forest Cantina
Lewis Road | The Forest Cantina
Lewis Road | The Forest Cantina
Lewis Road | The Forest Cantina
Lewis Road | The Forest Cantina
Lewis Road | The Forest Cantina
Lewis Road | The Forest Cantina
Lewis Road | The Forest Cantina

Karen Murrell lipsticks

CREATED | Content for social media, website and magazine advertising.
PROJECT PARTNER | Bonny Beattie 

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Barkers of Geraldine

CREATED | Food styling and food photography for media content + endorsements. 
 

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Regal Salmon

CREATED | Social media endorsements + recipe development using a variety of Regal Salmon products. 

 

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Lot Eight Olive Oil

CREATED | Commissioned to create fresh content for use on their new website. Concept, styling and photography by me, and all images were styled with either item that the oils paired well with or ingredients from their flavour profiles. 
PROJECT PARTNER / WEB DESIGN | Alex & Matt Creative

 

Lot 8 | The Forest Cantina
Lot 8 | The Forest Cantina
Lot 8 | The Forest Cantina
Lot 8 | The Forest Cantina
Lot 8 | The Forest Cantina
Lot 8 | The Forest Cantina
Lot 8 | The Forest Cantina
Lot 8 | The Forest Cantina
Lot 8 | The Forest Cantina

Booking.com

CREATED | I collaborated with booking.com for a travel story to Queenstown / Milford Sound, promoting the area and a sale they had on car hire and accommodation. As part of the collaboration, I posted media endorsements as well as a travel blog which you can read HERE.

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Breville

CREATED | Social media endorsements and a blog post collaboration for their Bakery Boss mixer and Barista Touch espresso machine.  When I posted about our kitchen renovation story, I integrated these products into the kitchen room reveal. Read about how I did that HERE
In 2019 I collaborated with Breville again for the release of their new 3X Bluicer™ Pro. See the "drink the rainbow" inspired recipes I created HERE.

 

Breville | The Forest Cantina
Breville | The Forest Cantina
Breville | The Forest Cantina
Breville | The Forest Cantina
Breville | The Forest Cantina
Breville | The Forest Cantina
Breville | The Forest Cantina
Breville | The Forest Cantina
Breville | The Forest Cantina
Breville | The Forest Cantina

Scapegrace Gin

CREATED | Social media endorsements + recipe development for a journal publication 

 

Scapegrace | The Forest Cantina
Scapegrace | The Forest Cantina
Scapegrace | The Forest Cantina

Nice & Natural

CREATED | Over 100 images created for Nice and Natural, which was used as content for social media, website and magazine advertising.
PROJECT PARTNER | Bonny Beattie 

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Wilcox 

CREATED | I fist worked with Wilcox on developing a recipe for their Baby Perla potatoes - See recipe HERE. I later collaborated with Wilcox again and created content and a social media endorsement for their Beta Bites carrot product. 
 

WILCOX | THE FOREST CANTINA
WILCOX | THE FOREST CANTINA
WILCOX | THE FOREST CANTINA
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Just Hummus | The Forest Cantina

Ocean Spray

CREATED | Recipe development + social media endorsement. See recipe HERE
 

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Ocean Spray | The Forest Cantina
Ocean Spray | The Forest Cantina

Twenty Seven Names / Garage Project

CREATED | Styling commission for 'Golden Age' beer collaboration with Garage Project.

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Puriti Manuka Honey

CREATED | Product styling and photography for media content + endorsements. 
 

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Puriti | The Forest Cantina
Puriti | The Forest Cantina
Puriti | The Forest Cantina

Vogels 

CREATED | Commissioned for food styling and photography content around their new cereal ranges; their Deluxe, Granola and GO-Kids. Below are some of my favourite images I created for their deluxe cereals. | Re-hired in April 2020 to create a second round of recipe-based content.

PROJECT PARTNER | The Enthusiasts 

 

VOGELS | The Forest Cantina
VOGELS | The Forest Cantina
VOGELS | The Forest Cantina
VOGELS | The Forest Cantina
VOGELS | The Forest Cantina
VOGELS | The Forest Cantina
VOGELS | The Forest Cantina
VOGELS | The Forest Cantina
VOGELS | The Forest Cantina
VOGELS | The Forest Cantina
VOGELS | The Forest Cantina
VOGELS | The Forest Cantina
VOGELS | The Forest Cantina
VOGELS | The Forest Cantina
VOGELS | The Forest Cantina
VOGELS | The Forest Cantina
VOGELS | The Forest Cantina

Aquaculture NZ

CREATED | Created images to use on their website and social media

 

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AQUACULTURE | THE FOREST CANTINA
AQUACULTURE | THE FOREST CANTINA
AQUACULTURE | THE FOREST CANTINA
AQUACULTURE | THE FOREST CANTINA
AQUACULTURE | THE FOREST CANTINA

Jules Taylor Wines

CREATED | I have ongoing work with the Jules Taylor Team that ranges from social media endorsement posts, many recipe developments and also a travel blog. An example of the recipe content below - 'Herb laminated pasta with a rocket and cashew pesto, tomato & crispy fried eggplant'. See final published recipe HERE.

 

JULES TAYLOR WINES | THE FOREST CANTINA
JULES TAYLOR WINES | THE FOREST CANTINA
JULES TAYLOR WINES | THE FOREST CANTINA
JULES TAYLOR WINES | THE FOREST CANTINA
JULES TAYLOR WINES | THE FOREST CANTINA

BePure

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BePure | The Forest Cantina
BePure | The Forest Cantina
BePure | The Forest Cantina
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BePure | The Forest Cantina
BePure | The Forest Cantina
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CREATED | I have been hired a total of four times for BePure, creating images for social media content for their products and sales. 

 

Nodi Rugs

CREATED | I partnered with Nodi Rugs for our master bedroom renovation, where I used their produdct. The bedroom was designed by me, and built by my husband. See the full blog post  HERE.

Nodi Rugs | The Forest Cantina
Nodi Rugs | The Forest Cantina
Nodi Rugs | The Forest Cantina
Nodi Rugs | The Forest Cantina
Nodi Rugs | The Forest Cantina
Nodi Rugs | The Forest Cantina
Nodi Rugs | The Forest Cantina
Nodi Rugs | The Forest Cantina
Nodi Rugs | The Forest Cantina
Nodi Rugs | The Forest Cantina
Nodi Rugs | The Forest Cantina
Nodi Rugs | The Forest Cantina

Plumbline 

CREATED | I partnered with Plumbline for our en-suite renovation, where I used their products. The bathroom was designed by me, and built and tiled by my husband. See the full blog post HERE.

Plumbline | The Forest Cantina
Plumbline | The Forest Cantina
Plumbline | The Forest Cantina
Plumbline | The Forest Cantina
Plumbline | The Forest Cantina
Plumbline | The Forest Cantina
Plumbline | The Forest Cantina
Plumbline | The Forest Cantina
Plumbline | The Forest Cantina

Just Hummus 

CREATED | Commissioned for 50 images for the release of their new packaging. 

PROJECT PARTNER | Hustle & Bustle

 

Just Hummus | The Forest Cantina
Just Hummus | The Forest Cantina
Just Hummus | The Forest Cantina
Just Hummus | The Forest Cantina
Just Hummus | The Forest Cantina
Just Hummus | The Forest Cantina
Just Hummus | The Forest Cantina
Just Hummus | The Forest Cantina
Just Hummus | The Forest Cantina
Just Hummus | The Forest Cantina
Just Hummus | The Forest Cantina
Just Hummus | The Forest Cantina
Just Hummus | The Forest Cantina
Just Hummus | The Forest Cantina
Just Hummus | The Forest Cantina
Just Hummus | The Forest Cantina
Just Hummus | The Forest Cantina
Just Hummus | The Forest Cantina
Just Hummus | The Forest Cantina
Just Hummus | The Forest Cantina
Just Hummus | The Forest Cantina
Just Hummus | The Forest Cantina

5 A Day 

CREATED | I have been hired a total of three times for this New Zealand charity organisation, creating social media content. Below is the latest work I styled and photographed for them. 

 

5+ A DAY | THE FOREST CANTINA
5+ A DAY | THE FOREST CANTINA
5+ A DAY | THE FOREST CANTINA
5+ A DAY | THE FOREST CANTINA

Best Foods 

CREATED | Recipe development and social media endorsement content. The recipe below is 'CRAYFISH TAILS IN HOMEMADE BRIOCHE BUNS, WITH CRISPY COS LETTUCE AND A LEMON AND CHIVE MAYO'.  See post HERE. ​

 

Best Foods | The Forest Cantins
Best Foods | The Forest Cantins
Best Foods | The Forest Cantins
Best Foods | The Forest Cantins

Red Seal 

CREATED | 3x social media endorsement post packages each with a static post and a 3x Stories set

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The Forest Cantina | RED SEAL
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