Dean is an internationally awarded and recognized Food + Lifestyle Photographer and cinematographer based in the USA.
Before this, Dean spent 12 years living in Melbourne, where he worked and traveled internationally to shoot for various high-profile clients in the food, restaurant, publishing, and advertising industries.
Dean is also an accomplished Food Stylist and Recipe Developer.
Before becoming a photographer, Dean worked for 18 years as a chef in Michelin-starred restaurants in London and France before finishing his career in Australia with his award-winning restaurant Cambray’s.
During his time in Australia, Dean also self-published thirteen books for which he styled and photographed.
These areas of expertise, combined with a meticulous eye for detail, allow Dean to produce stunning food and lifestyle images and motion content from a well-rounded and creative perspective.
In his spare time, Dean writes, photographs, and records for his new post cast and blog, A Taste of What You're About, due out in December 2023.
Clients (partial list)
Curtis Stone, Basics Market, American Express, Blossom Brothers, Mondelez International, Nestle, Koko Black, La Tina, Coles Group & Myer, Big Boy BBQ, Bertocchi Smallgoods, Barkly Smokehouse, Palazzo Versace, Turi Foods, Penguin/Random House, Hardie Grant, New Holland, Melbourne University Press, BBC Good Food, Schmucks Bagels, Ora King Salmon, Pit Barrel BBQ, House & Garden, Simon and Schuster.
2020 Temples of BBQ was honored by the World Gourmand Cookbook Award Foundation as one of the world's top seven BBQ cookbooks for the past 25 years.
2018 BURNT - How a fire saved my Life
- Winner Best Short Short AOF Action on Film International Festival 2018 Las Vegas
- Winner Best Short Short Hollywood Dream International Film Festival 2018 Las Vegas
- Nominated Best Short Documentary AOF Action on Film International Festival 2018 Las Vegas 2018
- Winner Best International Short Short at New York's Cutting Room International Short Film Festival 2018
2016 Temples of BBQ won the Gourmand World Cookbook Award for Best BBQ Cookbook in the World 2016.