After years spent as an art director and graphic designer, Joseph De Leo shifted his focus to food, still life and interiors photography. In the years since, his client roster has grown to include Martha Stewart Living, Gather Journal, Chronicle Books, People Magazine and Grey Advertising.

His food photography has been recognized by the James Beard Foundation with a nomination for best photography in 2012, and an award for best visual storytelling in 2013. He lives and works in New York.