Joseph De Leo was born and raised in new hampshire. shortly after graduating with a degree in fine art from the rhode island school of design, he moved to San francisco. there he spent 10 years as a photo art director and graphic designer for esprit, pottery barn and design within reach. in 2004 he moved to new york to pursue a career as a photographer. he specializes in food, still life and interiors. to discuss your next project, please contact he looks forward to working with you!

retouching services available. sample images provided upon request.

selected Clients:
abrams books, aerin, apparatus studio, artisan books, bed bath and beyond, bon appetit, brides magazine, busta studio, calico, chronicle books, clarkson potter, cookstr, cottages and gardens, country living, details magazine, elle decor, essence magazine, food 52, food network, food and wine, the future perfect, gather journal, gilt groupe, gotham magazine, grey advertising, hamptons magazine, hbd architecture, hyperion, jw marriot hotels , kriest, la cucina italiana, laundry service, lindsey adelman studio, lipman, martha stewart living, the new york times, parents magazine, people magazine, prevention magazine, rachael ray everyday magazine, random house, real simple, restoration hardware, rodale, roll and hill, rux design, saveur, simon and schuster, smart money magazine, storey publishing, woman’s day, westfield, wine enthusiast, wine spectator, zak and fox


"saladish" by ilene rosen; artisan books
“the cheesemonger’s kitchen” by chester hastings; chronicle books
“the cheesemonger’s seasons” by chester hastings; chronicle books
“30 minute pasta” by giuliano hazan; abrams
“hazan family favorites” by giuliano hazan; abrams
“daisy; morning, noon and night” by daisy martinez: simon and schuster
“baking with less sugar” by joanne chang; chronicle books
“fiamma” by michael white; wiley
“handmade weddings” by eunice moyle, sabrina moyle, shauna faust ; chronicle books
“greens and grains” by molly watson; chronicle books


Award Winning Projects:
james beard award, winner - best vegetable focused cooking; saladish
james beard award, winner - best visual storytelling; gather jounal
james beard award, nominee - best food photography; the cheesemonger’s kitchen
webby awards, winner - best food and beverage site; cookstr