in my bag.
Did you know that that hole in the wine barrel is called a "bung hole"? Yeah. Me Neither. The things you learn on a shoot. So that wine you and I love so much actually does come out of the bunghole...food for thought.
Beautiful fall colors at Hedges.
Fresh from the vine ready to make wine.
Sunflare in a vineyard.
Grapes on the ground.
Cock-A-Doodle do you have more wine?
I've known this lovely lady for many years; well before she was the director of the Idaho Wine Commission. Part of this job was to capture environmental staff portraits.
Fall on Red Mountain.
Scenic shots on Red Mountain.
Rockstar Sarah making her famous wine at Hedges.
Pretty sunflowers grow wild at Wallula vineyards.
Testing wine out of a barrel.
Fall at Gordon Estates with the Snake River in the background..
Northern Idaho wine country.
Sometimes the interesting stuff that make up an environment make for cool background photos.
Wine from below shot at Hood Crest Winery for INB Bank.
A woman enjoys Walla Walla wine shot for the Washington Wine Commission.
Freshly harvested grapes fall into a bin.
Gorgeous sunflares in these grape vines.
Stunning and vibrant fall vineyard colors.
Bottling process captured for Bookwalter Winery.
New growth on a vine.
This is hands-down my favorite wine image. I rememer being so excited as I was lying on the ground when I captured it. No filter. Shot for the Idaho Wine Commission.
Wine glass silhouette.
Winemakers making wine at Gordon Estates.
Bookwalter marketing photography
The rose garden at Hedges winery.
Many industries require these babies. You never know how your clients will use what you see.
Idaho capitol building in a wine glass.
Rose at Hedges.
Beautiful scenic vineyard.
Beautiful Mount Hood overlooks this Washington winery.
Wine droplets are hard to capture as you can never find a focus point and it's continually moving.
Walla Walla vineyard views!
Freshly harvested grapes.
Beautiful color in a wine bottle.
Capturing every aspect of the wine industry for the Idaho Wine Commission.
The shadow in this photo is what makes it cool.
I loved all the colors at this winery in Idaho. Shot for the Idaho Wine Commission.
Gorgeous sunset sky over Zephyr Ridge vineyard.
Caleb making wine at Bookwalters.
Grapes left behind.
White wine is my favorite. Made from these pretty grapes!
I was so excited to find out the owner of this winery was a classmate of mine at Whitman College!
Red Mountain shot for Red Mountain AVA.
Chickens in a vineyard!
Winebottles shot for the Idaho Wine Commission.
Wallula vineyards is my favorite as it is planted on levels overlooking the Columbia River.
Bottle shots for the Idaho Wine Commission shot in Lewiston, Idaho.
Wine Harvest for a winey in Prosser, Washington while working for the Washington Wine Commission.
Fall vines at Gordon Estates.
Simple but it tells the story. Shot for the Idaho Wine Commission.
Wine bottle bottoms.
Wine glass in front of a fire.
Studio wine bottle photography for Palencia's e-commerce site.
The view at Gooseridge in Richland, Wa.
Hands on harvest.
Red wine being poured at Bartholomew Winery.
Wine doesn't get any fresher than this!
Bookwalter winemaker portrait featuring Caleb.
I learned on this shot that Cider actually falls under the wine commission as it is made from fruit.
Creative wine photos for Palencia.
People enjoying Washington wine.
Wine swirling in a glass.
Sarah making wine at Hedges.
Winemaker portraits in Lewiston, Idaho.
Huston marquee and a glass of red wine.
Gooseridge tasting room shot for the Washington Wine Commission.
Scenic Idaho wine country.
Gordon Estates founder portrait.
Just capturing every part of the process on "film".
Wine swirling in a glass for Palencia.
An Idaho vineyard.
Cheers to Idaho wine!
Clouds and vines.
Picked fresh from the vine. Shot for the Idaho Wine Commission.
Friends gather at wineries to share good times!
Chef portraits at Bookwalter winery.
Wahluke slope vineyard.
Shooting every step of the wine making process for the Idaho Wine Commission.
Wine on tap from above.
Scoria wine in their vineyad shot for the Idaho Wine Commission.
Harvest crew in Idaho.
This cider is so pretty lit from below. It looks like a planet!
Sunshine creeps up over the horizon in this vineyard shot for the Idaho Wine Commission.
A rainy harvest at Hedges.
Vineyards in the Columbia River Gorge.
Sunrise in the vineyard. Shoot rarely happen between 8-5.
Wine trailing down a glass. Shot for the Idaho Wine Commission.
Beautiful copper-colored wine.
Unique wine glass photo from above.
Creative wine bottle necks.
Environmental chef portrait for Bookwalter Winery.
Fresh wine juice.
The leaf colors are so pretty...but I've heard it's actually a fungus and winery owners don't like it...
Tasting room photography in Sandpoint, Idaho.
Winery owner portrait for Palencia.
Stain on a wine barrel.
Just exhausting every single angle to get creative wine shots.
Winery dog at Hedges.
Scenic vineyard shot in Leavenworth, Wa for the Washington Wine Commission.
Scenic views of Hedges winery.
Red wine being poured into a glass.
Grapes in the vineyard shot for Zephyr Ridge.
Kids get in on the action of stomping grapes at Hedges Estates.
Red grapes on the vine.
Black and white grapes!
Emptying the tanks!
Close up of grapes on a vine.
Turkeys in a vineyard at Hedges!
Harvest in Idaho.
A handful of white grapes.
Juice droplets coming off the punching down process.
Tendrils shot for the Washington Wine Commission in Chelan, Wa.
New vines protected by colorful sleeves.
Wine bottles in a row for Palencia.
Chemistry and the wine-making process.
Wine on tap!
Love the color of this new wine.
Winemaker portrait for Bartholomew winery.
A winemaker tests her wine.
A winemaker smells inside the bunghole in Sandpoint, Idaho.
This winery had their own flock of chickens that just roam all over the vineyard...fertilizing and eating bugs!
Organic and Biodynamic farming is practiced at Hedges.
I literally got a chance to play with wine on this shoot. It was so fun to be able to get creative and let the juices flow...literally! Shot for the Idaho Wine Commission.
A Walla Walla winemaker portrait.
Exteriors of Swiftwater Winery in Roslyn, Wa.
Grapes on the vine.
Red wine bottle bottoms!
Sunset on Wahluke slope.
I feel like this photo should be a painting.
Creative cork shot for Palencia.
Spring in the vineyard!
White wine at a tasting.
It is extremely difficult to capture good photos of wine swirling in a glass as it's moving and very hard to focus. Shot for the Idaho Wine Commission.
I tried my best to capture wine not only from every angle; but in creative ways, too.
Pruning shears left on a wire.
Creative wine shot for Bookwalter Winery.
White wine in a row.
Sarah doing her thing at Hedges.
Close up of a grape leaf.
The winemakers do all the heavy lifting. Here a winemaker tests his product before bottling.
Purple wine juice.
Harvest in Idaho wine country.
A woman working hard at harvesting grapes.
The Idaho Wine Commission wanted a library of images for marketing featuring the real people that make the wine of Idaho.
Wine bottles all balanced in a row. Creative marketing angles.
Sarah swirls wine in a glass at Hedges.
Scenic winery views in Wenatchee, Wa.
Scenic Idaho vineyard photo.
Zephyr Ridge grapes.
Wineries can be romantic places to hang out.
Wine in a can? Yep. Shot for the Idaho Wine Commission...and it was GOOD!
Bartholomew wine shot for the Port of Kennewick.
Hedges has the coolest kitchen.
Creative bottle shot for Longship Cellars.
Malbec vineyard photo.
Corks in Idaho wine country shot for the Idaho Wine Commission.
People enjoying wine at Hedges.
Wide shot of a vineyard on Red Mountain.
Creative bottle shots at Hedges.
Food photography at Hedges Estates.
Studio wine bottle photo of a light-colored wine for Palencia.
Winemaker Sarah stomping grapes at Hedges winery on Red Mountain.
White wine pouring into a glass.
Marketing group shot for Bookwalter Winery.
I thought the silhouette of the woman behind the glasses made for an interesting composition.
Winemaker portraits for Gordon Estates.
Fall in the vineyard.
Beautiful color around the barrel hole.
So rich! And shiny! Shot for the Idaho Wine Commission.
If I haven't mentioned it already, I love to shoot all things wine. It's so interesting, pretty, creative.
all in the family.