Posts By: Amy Johnson

Spain Part 2

Well I can’t believe that I have been back now for 3 weeks.  Wow.  Time sure flies! For the second half of the 2 week southern Spain trip, we left Marbella and headed north to Granada.  Granada is most known for it’s Moorish influence and the Alhambra, which I highly recommend visiting.  It was a… Read more »

Southern Spain, Part 1

When a good friend told me that she would be going to Spain and that I was welcome to come along I jumped at the opportunity!  I had never been to Europe before, and of course always wanted to go.  Having traveled extensively through the US during my 20s, I never had made it over,… Read more »

Bay Lake, WA

I went on a girls weekend last weekend with some friends I have known for a very long time.  Some even for more than 20 years.  Such smart, funny, ladies, I couldn’t imagine us not having a good time.  And it was nice to get away from the city, if only for a few days…. Read more »

Cider Pairing No. 3!

Here is the most recent cider & food pairing that I did for Cidercraft Magazine, for the new Summer/Fall 2015 Issue, out on stands now.  Cidercraft is the only national cider focused magazine. Pretty cool!  The stories are always super fun to shoot and the women who run it are awesome and great to work… Read more »

Food Styling Workshop

Last weekend I took a food styling workshop from Clare Barboza. I have known of Clare since I started photography school, her food photography is wonderful.  It was a great experience to take a 6 hour workshop from her and her food stylist colleague.  I have been wanting to take more classes so I continue… Read more »


A few weekends ago I worked with a lovely local Seattle floral designer Keita Horn, who I had known from a past life, and past career. The results were so cute and fantastic! Here are some of my top picks.

Grand Lux Cafe

Back in December I was very lucky to have been asked to photograph for Grand Lux Cafe, down at the Cheesecake Factory Headquarters near LA.  I was super excited to travel to LA, and I got to work on set with these lovely ladies, Rachel Grunig styling the props and Marah Abel styling the food.  I think the pictures… Read more »

LA, Palm Springs, and Joshua Tree

A few weeks ago I was super lucky to be able to go on vacation with my sister.  It was a quick trip, but we did so much. It was definitely the LA/Palm Springs Tour. We went to Venice & Hermosa Beach, downtown LA, Palm Springs and Joshua Tree. Wow.  And then on short notice,… Read more »

Photo Test Extravaganza!

I recently did a photo shoot test with my friend Pip McKay, who has a blog called the Rainy Day Gourmet.  I picked out a few of my favorite shots from the shoot, posted above. We photographed salmon, lamb, mussels, halibut, veggies, steak, and even a few more!  I was pretty impressed with how fast… Read more »