I am excited beyond belief! The cookbook app that I photographed has been released today! About a year ago, Rovio Entertainment, inventors of the game Angry Birds, asked me to document the food culture of […]
My childhood self would be totally freaking out right now. I’m in Reader’s Digest!
I’ve spent quite a bit of time sitting in bars, in the company of both friends and strangers, eating, drinking, talking (sometimes bit too much), and taking photos. I’ve put that experience to use […]
I’ve won an honorable mention in the food photography category of the 2012 International Photography Awards for my photo of fresh tomatillos which was selected from over 10,000 entries from over 100 countries around the […]
I had the great pleasure of discussing my Fair Food photo project with CNN Heath for a feature by Georgiann Caruso. Click on the photo to read the full article.
Good Morning America is featuring my photo of a giant Chimichanga at the El Charro Cafe, (graciously modeled by my husband Jason), on their website. They say, “that they’ve scoured the country looking for the […]
My photograph of an American flag themed frosted cake was selected for inclusion in the European Annual of Gastronomy: Foodprint 1112. Below is the image that were selected. The whole book is filled with […]
The Tucson Jewish Community Center’s sculpture garden was the setting for a fashion shoot I did for the March 2012 issue of Tucson Lifestyle Magazine. My producer Melanie Sutton and I decided to have the […]
La Encantada and Paula Taylor Productions asked me to document their recent fashion shoot for Tucson Lifestyle Magazine. All of these images were styled by Melanie Sutton, Paula Taylor and Adriana Barillari. You can see […]
Janos Wilder supplied a recipe for Somen Noodles from his new restaurant Downtown Kitchen + Cocktails, to a beautiful new online green living magazine. I supplied the photo. You can get the recipe and check […]
More fashion photography from the runway and exclusive behind-the-scene shots from Saturday’s Rock the Runway Fashion show at La Encantada are available on my website. The show featured Ford Models and spring […]
Thank you Inside Tucson Business for nominating me as a 2011 Up and Comer. and congratulations to all of the other nominees. “Up & Comers is a recognition program designed to highlight the achievements of […]
I wrote and article titled the Food Photographer’s Guide to Working With Restaurants which has been published on the Learn Food Photography blog. All of the photographs featured in the article are mine as well.
I visited Costco on the busiest shopping day of the year and was more taken by the ladies passing out samples than I was with the merchandise.
I recently did an assignment for the Tucson Guide on the various sandwich options available around town. I visited an authentic South Philadelphia style cheesesteak shop, a combo Jewish/Italian deli, and a place whose name […]
I was nominated for a Photography Master’s Cup award in the Food Photography category. The Photography Master Cup is, “a global online awards show recognizing excellence in color photography. This celebrated event shines a spotlight […]
I’m thrilled to have been selected a runner up in Saveur Magazine’s cover contest. Five images were selected from over 900 entries.
The folks at AARP Bulletin sent to me Sun City, the nations biggest and oldest retirement community. They wanted to show how the nature of volunteerism had progressed in a community dependent on the act. […]
I’ve been photographing portraits of southern Arizona artists for Phoenix Home & Garden Magazine for many years now. Here are a few of of my favorites:
Here are a couple of portraits I shot of navajo poet Sherwin Bitsui for Poets & Writers Magazine. You can read the article in the November/December issue:
I’m super excited to be included in this exhibit at the New Orleans Photo Alliance. From their website “Says juror Russell Joslin: “Photography, of course, is a medium most often utilized to document the material […]
Here’s the second group of images that won honorable mentions at the IPA awards (Lucie’s). All of the winners are listed here: http://photoawards.com/en/Pages/Gallery/hmentionPRO.php And here is a link to my specific entries: http://photoawards.com/en/Pages/Gallery/zoomwin.php?eid=8-5914-09&uid=&code=Other_ED – for […]
I have been selected by the editors of PDN as one of their Top 10 Portfolios of the Month on PhotoServe.com. What a pleasant surprise!
Here are a couple of images from the new mexican cookbook that I am working on. You can see more of my food photography here: www.JackieAlpers.com
My newest book cover photograph is for Vanilla Ride by Joe Lansdale. The super amazing Chip Kidd at Knopf designed the layout.
The myth that you can’t find excellent seafood in the desert has been debunked in the winter issue of the Tucson Guide. Photos by me!
Two images from my series Social Obligations were chosen for American Photography 24. The images are from different social events that I had to attend for one reason or another. I’m fascinated by gender roles and power […]
“The Magician”, an image from my self portrait project was selected for the Center For Fine Art Photography’s 2009 Idea of Self Exhibition. The Juror, Susan A. Zadeh is the editor-in-chief and artistic director of EYEMAZING, an […]
I’m honored to have been nominated in the professional-sports category of the 2008 B/W Spider Awards for my photograph of female wrestlers.
Supergirls Speak Out: the Secret Dilemma of Overachieving Girls about the pressure on young women to be perfect, will be published by Simon and Schuster’s Touchstone/Fireside imprint in January of 2009 and my image is on […]
I have three portraits featured in the October issue of Tucson Lifestyle Magazine
I have been awarded two honorable mentions in the 2008 International Photography Awards Competition: In the Fine Art professional category for my food series, “Things I Ate” and for my “Self Portrait with Harvest Feast”. My images […]
I was sent to Phoenix and Scottsdale to visit a variety of Burger Joints for a Valley Guide Magazine feature story and cover. Here are some of the images.
I have 6 images on display at the Rooke Gallery as part of the 6°—6 Exhibition. Curators include members of the Society of Photographers, Rodger Balen, Stephen Shore, Darius Himes, Jason Fulford. The 6°—6 exhibition was designed […]
If you are traveling through the Denver Airport please stop and see my work in the Main Gallery. It’s included in the Center For Fine Art Photography’s DIA International Exhibition through July
The Volitant Gallery in Austin, Texas is including two of my images in their group exhibit about weddings and the ritual of marriage. “Tunnel Vision: Parading Down the Aisle is a collection of photography that confronts […]
I was sent out on assignment to explore international delis and markets. I found a lot of amazing food and terrific people and ended up buying a lot of really amazing ingredients to incorporate into […]
Two of my photos of the snow covered Tucson landscape are featured on CNN.com today. Click on “Gallery: Snow falls in Arizona desert” on CNN’s home page. They were also selected as some of this week’s […]
My husband Jason collects monster masks. Eventually I had to declare that I only had one rule in our marriage, “NO monsters in the bedroom.” The monsters are almost everywhere else though, so when he […]
Images from my series Conventions are featured at File Magazine