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Every brand is unique.

If you were looking for a cookie-cutter style, you would not have landed here.

our photos are featured in places like...

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Food Photography

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Headshots & Branding

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Culinary Events

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our clients say...

After her first food photography session: “The value of the digital imagery is simply amazing. My food photos are working to help me connect with my ideal clients. THANK YOU!”

Several sessions later: "I just booked three clients in one day, so something is working. My photos created the shift in my business that I wanted to happen this year."

Chef Monica Thomas, Washington DC, Tailored Taste & Tailored Taste Coaching

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Working Together

Amanda Richardson of Amanda Loren Studios smiling with black rimmed glasses on and camera in front of her

Amanda Richardson is the vision and Director of Photography behind Amanda Loren Studios—a dynamic photography studio where culinary artistry and marketing strategy seamlessly become one. With an unwavering dedication to culinary enterprises, Amanda and her team empower chef-driven businesses and commercial food brands to thrive within the digital space. Effortlessly blending her strategic thinking with the art of crafting compelling and purposeful visual narratives,


A cancer diagnosis in 2018 reshaped Amanda's perspective, igniting a passion for giving back. She now channels her talents and resources into causes that touch her deeply, contributing her team's expertise to Fork Cancer and The Make A Wish Foundation annually. Beyond her lens, Amanda shines as a respected speaker on national stages including Wedding MBA, USPCA, and Sharpen, sharing insights that reach beyond the visual realm and touch on strategic positioning. Amanda's work has graced the pages of distinguished publications like EBONY, Paper City, The Charlotte Observer, Q, Travel Noire, and LKN Magazine, where her imagery captures not just food, but the essence of stories waiting to be savored.

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