Jackie Alpers is an award-winning professional food photographer and the author of two cookbooks; Taste of Tucson: Sonoran-Style Recipes Inspired by the Rich Culture of Southern Arizona and Sprinkles!: Recipes and Ideas for Rainbowlicous Desserts.
She cooks, styles and photographs food in her natural-light studio and documents food & travel on location. Her popular food photography and recipe blog, Jackie’s Happy Plate, showcases her culinary adventures as a Midwesterner transplanted to the Sonoran Desert. She is especially interested in the emotional, psychological and spiritual relationship that people have with food and drink. Food lends itself to vast symbolism and interpretation and she loves the rituals surrounding it. She is based in Tucson, Arizona.
View her editorial, advertising and fine art photography portfolio at her official website.