• Courtney de Wet
  • A Hanukkah Menu

    Need some ideas for your Hanukkah table? Big Leo photographer Evi Abeler and prop stylist Courtney de Wet worked together to create this stunning food story for Wine Spectator, which might give you some ideas. The story features our favorite classic recipes with a refined and modern twist. We’re definitely going to make those zucchini latkes! […]

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  • Best Cheese of the Year

    It’s our favorite time of year because it means that Culture’s Best of Cheese issue is out! Big Leo photographer Evi Abeler shot the very lengthy story for the magazine. Whether you prefer soft or firm, crumbly or gooey, this issue’s got it all. Take a look!

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  • Sweet Victory

    Our holiday prep continues with this story from photographer Evi Abeler! Evi photographed several spreads in Culture’s Best of Cheese issue, including this lovely dessert feature. Culture provides us with some sweet recipes, all of them perfect for our Thanksgiving table. Take a look below! Food styling by Albane Sharrard

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  • Bubbe & Me

    Evi Abeler had the pleasure to photograph Miri Rotkovitz’ new book Bubbe and Me in the Kitchen for Sonoma Press last spring. It’s a treasure trove of recipes and beautifully styled images by Laurie Knoop and Kristin Stangl. Miri celebrates the food and stories her grandmothers shared with her and also added her own twists to the recipes. On set we had a […]

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  • Go Organically!

    Here’s the latest from Big Leo dream team–Evi Abeler and Kristine Trevino! Evi photographed and Kristine artfully styled this kid-centric social media campaign for fruit snack brand Go Organically! See all the wonderful Instagram ready images below and follow Go Organically! for more great updates.

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  • Gift Wrapping Gifs

    Photographer Evi Abeler recently shot these quirky gift wrapping gifs for Instyle.com. The gifs are part of a holiday decor story for the site, providing us with some great tips on how to step up our gift wrapping presentation. The gifs are the perfect visual how-to! http://www.instyle.com/how-tos/gift-wrapping-ideas-david-stark-gif-guide

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  • Return to Form

    Wine anyone? Your Thanksgiving dinner wouldn’t be complete without a glass (or two) of red. Big Leo photographer Evi Abeler shot this recent story for Wine Spectator Magazine, highlighting some delicious wines that might pair well with your holiday plate! Take a look below and get boozy!  

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  • Instagram Tips by Evi Abeler

    We’re always looking for new techniques to enhance our Instagram photos (and let’s face it, get more likes). Which brings us to this recent article from Instyle Magazine titled, Food Stylist Photography Tips for Instagram. Instyle caught up with Big Leo photographer Evi Abeler and asked her for some special tips for photographing beautiful food images via that little device called […]

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  • Great Dane

    Well, your Thursday just got a little cheesier, with the help of this story from Culture Magazine and Big Leo photographer Evi Abeler. In this latest fall story, Evi photographed several seasonal recipes, each incorporating Havarti cheese. Take a look below and start planning your next dinner party! Styling by Laura Knoop.    

  • Barbara Schmidt
  • Pastry Cream

    Photographer Evi Abeler and art director & prop stylist Barb Schmidt recently teamed up to work on this new story for Twin Cities Spaces Magazine. Evi beautifully captures the light across her hand painted backgrounds. Her lighting is both soft and tonally rich, creating a special textural effect you can almost touch. Barb collected props both in Minneapolis and locally […]