My name is Yessica Duque, and I’m an award-winning food photographer and food stylist based in the Netherlands.
Proud owner of YD Backdropspersonal brand I launched in 2020 focused on backdrops made for product and food photography.
I’ve been working in this beautiful industry since 2016, and it has been an incredible journey! I’ve had the privilege of collaborating with important brands in the photography industry such as Tether Tools, Cameranu.nl, B&H, and SIGMA Benelux as a Brand Ambassador.
As a food photographer, my work involves imagery for outdoor campaigns, commercial photography for important brands, social media, and PR for restaurants and Chefs in Europe.
In the past 6 years, I’ve amassed international certifications from many top programs and my adventurous style, sumptuous palette, and rich storytelling that emanates from my photography have gotten me nominations, awards, and widespread acclaim from the most prestigious and coveted awards in the food industry.
My expertise in Food Photography and Food Styling is backed by Le Cordon Bleu Paris, Leiths School of Food and Wine in London and Food Styling for Media The International Culinary Center ICC New York.
Awards and exhibitions
Pink Lady Food Photography Award 2021 Finalist “Sardines Party”
Most Commended Image
Category: FUJIFILM AWARD FOR INNOVATION
20 Nov – 12 Dec 2021
Exhibition Finalists at Royal Photographic Society Gallery Pink Lady® Food Photographer of the Year 2021.
IACP International Association of Culinary Professionals Awards 2021 WINNER
“Sardines Party” Best Editorial/Personal Food Photograph
Category: Food Photography & Styling Awards
October 23, 2021, at the 43rd International Association of Culinary Professionals Annual Conference in Birmingham, Alabama USA.
Screening and Catalog
Velle Denmark 2019
FOODPHOTO FESTIVAL ART EXHIBITION
Top 10 – 2019
#2 The Netherlands
Foodelia – International Food Photography Awards
Pink Lady® Awards Blog LifeChanging Inspiration- Get a Slice of the Action
B&H Food Photography Week 2021 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d7t0D4vRviE">So Simple…Yet Appealing with Yessica Duque
Food Photography workflow with Tether Tools
Ihttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U7AMlMvuAAk&t=1514s">mprove Your Workflow as a Food Photographer Shooting Tethered
Forbes.com https://www.forbes.com/sites/ceciliarodriguez/2021/05/06/best-photos-of-food-winners-of-food-photographer-of-the-year-2021/?sh=7adc1d664d87">Best Photos Of Food: Winners Of Food Photographer Of The Year 2021
TetherTools Instagram Takeover: Instagram.com/tethertools
SIGMA 35mm F1.4 DG DN | Art in combination with de SIGMA fp Lhttps://www.sigmabenelux.com/nl/blog/smullen-met-de-kersverse-sigma-35mm-f1-4-dg-dn-art-in-combinatie-met-de-sigma-fp-l">sigmabenelux.com
TheTechTack.com Best Photos Of Food: Winners Of Food Photographer Of The Year 2021
First Look: SIGMA 35mm F1.4 DG DN | Art sigma-imaging.se
TetherTools Photographer Spotlight: https://tethertools.com/blog/photographer-spotlight-yessica-duque/">tethertools.com
TetherTools How I Got The Shot: tethertools.com
Voedselfotowedstrijd om coronatijd leuker te maken wos.nl
Cameranu.nl Review Sigma 50mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art objectief
Cameranu.nl Het Beeldrecept van Yessica Duque
Lucie Beck’s Behind the ScenesMyLucie.com
The Storied Recipe podcastYessica’s Venezuelan Arepas, Coming To Us From Holland
B&H 15 Mouthwatering Food Photographers to Follow on Instagram
Deze zeven foodfotografen uit Nederland behoren tot de besten van de wereld ad.nl
Wateringse genomineerd voor voedselfotografieprijs wos.nl