Photography Robert Downs

“The photographs are absolutely phenomenal!  You did a fabulous job making those dishes and drinks come to life.”  -C. Switzer, The Ehrhardt Group

“We will treasure these photographs.”  -K.K., River Ridge

“Thank you for taking such wonderful photographs.” -Bently, New Orleans



Eugenia Uhl, photographer, is a native New Orleanian. Upon completing an advertising degree at Louisiana State University, she went on to Portfolio Center, a commercial art school in Atlanta. She began her career as a freelance photographer in 1989 in New Orleans where she has established a career as one of the areas top commercial photographers specializing in food, products, people and architectural interiors.

Eugenia photographs are in 8 cookbooks including Commander’s Kitchen, Galatoire's, Palace Café/Flavors of New Orleans, New Orleans Home Cooking, Essential Louisiana Cookbook, The Essential Louisiana Seafood Cookbook, the Bywater Cookbook and Kevin Belton's New Orleans Kitchen.

Eugenia's photographs have been featured in Departures, Southern Accents,  Metropolitan Homes, House Beautiful, Essence, Travel & Leisure, Flowers, Vegetarian Times, Art + Design, New Orleans Magazine and Everyday with Rachel Ray.  Her clients include Ralph Brennan Restaurant Group, International House Hotel, Volunteer's of America, Sacred Heart Academy, Galatoire's, The Roosevelt Hotel, Fabulous Pewterware, Adler's, Zydeco Bars and Time Will Tell Watches. 

As a fine art photographer, she has focused on silver objects still life series, and portraits frequently exhibiting in Greater New Orleans galleries. Her most recent work combines photography and calligraphy arts in which Ms. Uhl is also accomplished.



My spacious studio in Bywater, New Orleans, with lots of light (both natural and artificial), many interesting backgrounds and surfaces as well as props, is available to make your products look great.  There is a full-service kitchen at my studio, along with a huge variety of interesting plates, glassware, silverware, napkins...everything needed to beautifully photograph food.  And for portraits, I have several backgrounds available and work well with small children.