Organic Wine Product Photography
Wine, honeycomb, rambutans and melons. What more could I ask for? I recently shot this sunny little tribute to some of my favorite wines and flavors. My goal was to play with some different light ideas and techniques. I try to get into the studio a few times a year at least with almost no plan just to play. On this day I decided to play with some fruits and honey to create organic wine product photography. The most exciting part of this shoot for me was convincing that honeybee to participate.
A darker moment:
As the day was drawing to a close I wanted to test out one more idea. This darker and more moody moment with the red wine pouring and splashing into the glass. I love the contrast between the two set ups.
I want to give a nod of appreciation to Bonterra Wines and Melea Wine. Both of these brands create beautiful wine that inspired this wine product photography project!
About the wines:
Melea’s label design is by mixed-media artist Barbara Long. It features an original bee motif made from recycled threads. The labels are not printed on paper. Instead, they make them using a byproduct from the quarrying process – calcium carbonate dust. Not only does this reduce waste, it also uses a lot less water than making paper! Melea is also a member of 1% for the Planet. Which is a global movement inspiring businesses and individuals to support environmental solutions.
Bonterra is my personal go to wine. The business is a B Corp located locally in Mendocino County. They are pioneers of regenerative organic viticulture here in California. In 2021 Bonterra was awarded with the Regenerative Organic Certification for their winery and vinyard holdings. Making them the world’s largest winery to obtain the ROC certification.
Art direction, photography: Ella Sophie
Agency: Brandi Moore Agency
See more wine and food photography on my website here: Product Photography