• Evi Abeler
  • 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

  • Barbara Schmidt
  • Blushed Neutrals

    Holiday decor doesn’t always have to mean reds, greens, and metallics. Take a look at this latest story from Spaces Magazine and see prop stylist and art director Barb Schmidt’s take on decorating for the holidays. Barb pairs lush textured furniture with warm whites accents, creating a wholly inviting environment perfect for combating the winter […]

  • Courtney de Wet
  • Instant Cheer

    One of our favorite parts of the holidays are the festive decorations! Get into the Christmas spirit by using some of these wonderful holiday decor tips in your home this holiday season. The guide is featured in the December issue of Family Circle, and prop styled by the amazing Courtney de Wet. Courtney brings all the tips to life by beautifully […]

  • Food Styling
  • Edible Richmond

    Here’s some more amazing food styling work by Emma Feigenbaum! Emma collaborated with photographer Shell B Royster on the most recent cover of Edible Richmond, creating some incredibly artful cookie confections. We’re also including some special behind the scenes photos, which gives you a look into Emma’s intricate process. Check it out below!

  • Courtney de Wet
  • Skinny Steakhouse

    We hope you enjoyed your Thanksgiving weekend! If you’re feeling a little sluggish on this post-holiday Monday, here’s a beefed up story that might make your day a little more enjoyable. This story is part of Every Day with Rachael Ray’s Makeover Meal series and features some healthy alternatives to your standard steakhouse fare. The booklet was prop […]

  • Evi Abeler
  • 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!  

  • Food Styling
  • Thanksgiving Guide

    Check out this gorgeous Williams Sonoma Thanksgiving guide, food styled by the talented Mariana Velasquez! If you’re cooking tomorrow (which we’re sure most of you are!), you might need a little bit of help. This guide arms us with some much needed cooking reconnaissance, including bakeware, marinades, and simple stuffing. Take a look below:      

  • Food Styling
  • Best of Both Worlds

    With Thanksgiving just a couple of days away, we wanted to showcase another terrific Thanksgiving story from the November issue of Saveur Magazine, food styled by Mariana Velasquez! This story explores new Thanksgiving traditions and recipes, with a focus on chinese culinary influences. The story includes a number of delicious recipes that might breath some new life into […]

  • Food Styling
  • Crowded House

    We’re excited to share these two holiday themed videos for Verizon Fios, both of which were food styled by the amazing Emma Feigenbaum! If you’ve ever wondered what it takes to be a food stylist, we have some exclusive behind the scenes photos taken by Emma which reveal her extensive process. Emma baked her weight in […]

  • Food Styling
  • The Land of Roast Goose and Dumplings

    Since Thanksgiving is next week (WHAT!), we thought it fitting to share another story from the November issue of Saveur Magazine, with recipe photographs food styled by Mariana Velasquez. This story takes us on a journey to Eastern Slovenia, where traditional Thanksgiving food is paired with Eastern European cuisine and sensibilities. The results are delicious recipes with an Eastern European flare. Take a […]

  • Nicole LaMotte
  • Welcome Nicole LaMotte!

    We’re thrilled to welcome photographer Nicole LaMotte to the Big Leo Den! Nicole LaMotte is an L.A. based photographer specializing in interiors & travel. An Illinois native, Nicole received her undergraduate degree in photojournalism from Columbia College (Chicago) and later studied commercial photography at The Brooks Institute (Santa Barbara). While Nicole has been a professional […]