in my bag.
Sometimes the interesting stuff that make up an environment make for cool background photos.
Harvest in Idaho.
Marketing group shot for Bookwalter Winery.
Gorgeous sunflares in these grape vines.
Grapes on the vine.
Rockstar Sarah making her famous wine at Hedges.
Sunrise in the vineyard. Shoot rarely happen between 8-5.
The Idaho Wine Commission wanted a library of images for marketing featuring the real people that make the wine of Idaho.
If I haven't mentioned it already, I love to shoot all things wine. It's so interesting, pretty, creative.
Capturing every aspect of the wine industry for the Idaho Wine Commission.
I loved all the colors at this winery in Idaho. Shot for the Idaho Wine Commission.
Tasting room photography in Sandpoint, Idaho.
Walla Walla vineyard views!
Gorgeous sunset sky over Zephyr Ridge vineyard.
Winemaker Sarah stomping grapes at Hedges winery on Red Mountain.
Zephyr Ridge grapes.
White wine at a tasting.
People enjoying wine at Hedges.
Scenic views of Hedges winery.
Harvest in Idaho wine country.
Wine in a can? Yep. Shot for the Idaho Wine Commission...and it was GOOD!
Stunning and vibrant fall vineyard colors.
Food photography at Hedges Estates.
Purple wine juice.
A woman enjoys Walla Walla wine shot for the Washington Wine Commission.
Wine on tap from above.
Bartholomew wine shot for the Port of Kennewick.
Hedges has the coolest kitchen.
Sarah doing her thing at Hedges.
Shooting every step of the wine making process for the Idaho Wine Commission.
Juice droplets coming off the punching down process.
Wallula vineyards is my favorite as it is planted on levels overlooking the Columbia River.
Chemistry and the wine-making process.
Beautiful copper-colored wine.
White wine pouring into a glass.
I thought the silhouette of the woman behind the glasses made for an interesting composition.
Wahluke slope vineyard.
Grapes left behind.
Black and white grapes!
Close up of a grape leaf.
Rose at Hedges.
Testing wine out of a barrel.
Many industries require these babies. You never know how your clients will use what you see.
Sunflare in a vineyard.
The winemakers do all the heavy lifting. Here a winemaker tests his product before bottling.
A handful of white grapes.
Beautiful Mount Hood overlooks this Washington winery.
Wine droplets are hard to capture as you can never find a focus point and it's continually moving.
Scenic Idaho vineyard photo.
Emptying the tanks!
I was so excited to find out the owner of this winery was a classmate of mine at Whitman College!
Clouds and vines.
I learned on this shot that Cider actually falls under the wine commission as it is made from fruit.
Wine trailing down a glass. Shot for the Idaho Wine Commission.
I feel like this photo should be a painting.
Wine swirling in a glass.
I literally got a chance to play with wine on this shoot. It was so fun to be able to get creative and let the juices flow...literally! Shot for the Idaho Wine Commission.
Scenic winery views in Wenatchee, Wa.
Just exhausting every single angle to get creative wine shots.
A rainy harvest at Hedges.
A Walla Walla winemaker portrait.
Cheers to Idaho wine!
Winemaker portrait for Bartholomew winery.
Red wine bottle bottoms!
Creative bottle shot for Longship Cellars.
Beautiful fall colors at Hedges.
A woman working hard at harvesting grapes.
A winemaker tests her wine.
Winemakers making wine at Gordon Estates.
Pruning shears left on a wire.
Bottle shots for the Idaho Wine Commission shot in Lewiston, Idaho.
Wide shot of a vineyard on Red Mountain.
The rose garden at Hedges winery.
Close up of grapes on a vine.
This is hands-down my favorite wine image. I rememer being so excited as I was lying on the ground when I captured it. No filter. Shot for the Idaho Wine Commission.
Fall vines at Gordon Estates.
Wine bottles in a row for Palencia.
Stain on a wine barrel.
Creative wine bottle necks.
Sarah making wine at Hedges.
New growth on a vine.
Chef portraits at Bookwalter winery.
Harvest crew in Idaho.
Northern Idaho wine country.
Scenic Idaho wine country.
Wine swirling in a glass for Palencia.
Environmental chef portrait for Bookwalter Winery.
White wine is my favorite. Made from these pretty grapes!
Red wine being poured at Bartholomew Winery.
Wine bottles all balanced in a row. Creative marketing angles.
Picked fresh from the vine. Shot for the Idaho Wine Commission.
Freshly harvested grapes fall into a bin.
Beautiful scenic vineyard.
Unique wine glass photo from above.
A winemaker smells inside the bunghole in Sandpoint, Idaho.
Gooseridge tasting room shot for the Washington Wine Commission.
Fresh from the vine ready to make wine.
Just capturing every part of the process on "film".
Red wine being poured into a glass.
Caleb making wine at Bookwalters.
Chickens in a vineyard!
Fall at Gordon Estates with the Snake River in the background..
White wine in a row.
I've known this lovely lady for many years; well before she was the director of the Idaho Wine Commission. Part of this job was to capture environmental staff portraits.
Creative bottle shots at Hedges.
Simple but it tells the story. Shot for the Idaho Wine Commission.
Fall in the vineyard.
Tendrils shot for the Washington Wine Commission in Chelan, Wa.
Exteriors of Swiftwater Winery in Roslyn, Wa.
Turkeys in a vineyard at Hedges!
Winery dog at Hedges.
Creative wine photos for Palencia.
Red grapes on the vine.
Freshly harvested grapes.
Creative wine shot for Bookwalter Winery.
People enjoying Washington wine.
An Idaho vineyard.
Friends gather at wineries to share good times!
Cock-A-Doodle do you have more wine?
Wine from below shot at Hood Crest Winery for INB Bank.
Did you know that that hole in the wine barrel is called a "bung hole"? Yeah. Me Neither. The things you learn on a shoot. So that wine you and I love so much actually does come out of the bunghole...food for thought.
So rich! And shiny! Shot for the Idaho Wine Commission.
Wine doesn't get any fresher than this!
Bookwalter winemaker portrait featuring Caleb.
Malbec vineyard photo.
Huston marquee and a glass of red wine.
Vineyards in the Columbia River Gorge.
Gordon Estates founder portrait.
The shadow in this photo is what makes it cool.
Studio wine bottle photography for Palencia's e-commerce site.
Winemaker portraits in Lewiston, Idaho.
Bottling process captured for Bookwalter Winery.
Scenic shots on Red Mountain.
Wine Harvest for a winey in Prosser, Washington while working for the Washington Wine Commission.
Pretty sunflowers grow wild at Wallula vineyards.
This cider is so pretty lit from below. It looks like a planet!
Grapes in the vineyard shot for Zephyr Ridge.
Wine on tap!
Organic and Biodynamic farming is practiced at Hedges.
Scoria wine in their vineyad shot for the Idaho Wine Commission.
Beautiful color around the barrel hole.
Creative cork shot for Palencia.
Grapes on the ground.
Wine glass silhouette.
Wine glass in front of a fire.
Sunset on Wahluke slope.
I tried my best to capture wine not only from every angle; but in creative ways, too.
New vines protected by colorful sleeves.
Kids get in on the action of stomping grapes at Hedges Estates.
Fresh wine juice.
Wine bottle bottoms.
Sunshine creeps up over the horizon in this vineyard shot for the Idaho Wine Commission.
Beautiful color in a wine bottle.
Bookwalter marketing photography
Fall on Red Mountain.
Winery owner portrait for Palencia.
Love the color of this new wine.
Idaho capitol building in a wine glass.
This winery had their own flock of chickens that just roam all over the vineyard...fertilizing and eating bugs!
Hands on harvest.
Spring in the vineyard!
Winemaker portraits for Gordon Estates.
Sarah swirls wine in a glass at Hedges.
Corks in Idaho wine country shot for the Idaho Wine Commission.
The view at Gooseridge in Richland, Wa.
It is extremely difficult to capture good photos of wine swirling in a glass as it's moving and very hard to focus. Shot for the Idaho Wine Commission.
The leaf colors are so pretty...but I've heard it's actually a fungus and winery owners don't like it...
Winebottles shot for the Idaho Wine Commission.
Wineries can be romantic places to hang out.
Studio wine bottle photo of a light-colored wine for Palencia.
Scenic vineyard shot in Leavenworth, Wa for the Washington Wine Commission.
Red Mountain shot for Red Mountain AVA.
all in the family.