Louise Hagger is an award winning London-based photographer. Her work with innovative creatives in the food and drink industry from New York to Tokyo has been published by brands and editorials around the world.
Louise has a creative and colourful approach to food and drink imagery. She works collaboratively with clients and her network of stylists and art directors to bring projects to life, from inception to the beautiful finished image. In 2018 she self-published A Carp in the Tub, an artist collaboration with Food Stylist Victoria Granof and Prop Stylist JoJo Li. In words, pictures and recipes, it tells the weird and wonderful story of Granof's winter-long journey to adopt her infant son in Ukraine. It is stocked in The Photographers’ Gallery, Magma Books, magCulture, Donlon Books, Ti Pi Tin Books, magazines Brighton, Magazine isn’t dead Japan and in NYC. ‘Whole Skinny Chicken’ from this series was a Finalist at OpenWalls, exhibited at Les Rencontres d'Arles 2019 at Galerie Huit Arles.
Clients include: The Guardian, The New York Times, The Observer Food Monthly, The Sunday Times, Wallpaper*, FT Weekend, Vogue, Quadrille Publishing, Octopus Publishing, The Future Laboratory, Diageo, Mr Lyan, Harrods, Sainsbury’s, Marks & Spencer, Waitrose, Monoprix, Hakkasan Group, Soho Home, Deliveroo, Just Eat.
Specialties: Food | Drinks | Still Life | Cookbooks | Advertising | Editorial | Concepts | Creative Direction
Awards: Chosen Winner AP37 & AP38 2021 & 2022 | The Society of Publication Designers SPD56 Print Merit award Best Editorial Creative Content 2021 | AOP Awards Finalist 2021 | Finalist Fortnum & Mason Food Photographer of the Year 2020 | Finalist OpenWalls – exhibited at Les Rencontres d'Arles 2019 Galerie Huit Arles | First Place Winner PDN Taste Food Photography Awards 2019 | AOP Awards Finalist 2019 | Winner National Supplement/Magazine of the Year – weekly at The News Awards 2018 | First Place Winner PDN Taste Food Photography Awards 2017 | Guardian Weekend: Winner of the Food Magazine/Section category Guild of Food Writers awards 2016 | AOP Awards Finalist 2016