St. Louis food and product photography by Michelle Havens
For over 20 years, Michelle Havens has worked in commercial photography as a stylist, producer, and lead photographer. She has provided clients with a wide range of experience and knowledge, promoting products and communicating brand excellence through photography – for web, catalog, packaging, or display usage.
... a Photographer
People need to see your product as a hero.
Michelle has worked behind the lens for a variety of national and international companies, including Panera, Whole Foods, ConAgra, Anheuser Busch, Dr. Pepper, and Ahold. Her expertise in all aspects and details of your studio session will visually present your brand as a world-class hero.
... a Stylist
A photo stylist is essential to a successful studio or location shoot.
The stylist visually prepares your product and sets the stage. The best photographers and art directors generally require a professional stylist on the creative team. Styling is particularly important in food photography, making sure the recipes are visually appealing. Michelle has years of experience both behind the lens and styling – putting professional "eyes" on the scene, putting the best work out to represent your brand.
... a Project Director
A project director can save you time and money.
Their role is to coordinate all the details, such as booking talent, equipment rental, location selection, wardrobe, and personnel support requirements. Michelle has years of practical experience in this role – keeping your project on time and budget.