LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA
Vanessa Stump is a full time professional photographer and California native who studied commercial photography at the Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, California. Vanessa's passion is food photography and the people who make food happen. You can often see Vanessa at local restaurants photographing the amazing food, chefs, and interiors of the best places to eat in Los Angeles. Her colorful and artistic take on food photography has resulted in magazine covers, features and a cookbook for the FOX show Masterchef. Although Vanessa typically works on location, she lives in a 2,200 sq. ft. live/work studio in the Brewery Artist Complex near downtown Los Angeles. Vanessa hopes to continue her work in location-based food photography and expand her work in studio-based food photography.