Richard Eskite is a nationally known, award-winning photographer who specializes in food and beverage projects. His studio has been operating continuously since 1985, serving a variety of national and international clients.He has photographed dozens of cookbooks, thousands of packaging assignments and his work has appeared in numerous magazines, both in assignment and stock formats. He has been a pioneer in the field of digital food photography and developed many techniques that have become standard in the industry. He has taught photography at the university level and many of his proteges have gone on to great achievement in their own careers as well. He lives near the ocean in Pacifica with his wife, Juliann and their dog, Sophie.