Rochester, Minnesota-based commercial photographer Dean Riggott shoots on location to provide his hospitality clients with beautiful and flattering images showcasing their environments, products and services. Dean combines his professional experience and photographic knowledge with today’s technology to create lasting images for casinos, restaurants, pubs, deli’s, cafes, taverns and catering businesses. His work is frequently used by advertising agencies and magazines, as well as in brochures, mailings, web sites and billboards.
Shooting primarily in the Minnesota cities of Rochester, St Paul, Minneapolis and Mankato, Dean is available to travel to any location. Clients, including Marriott Hotels, Fairfield inn & Suites, Pizza Luce, Jackpot Junction, Chester’s and Somerby Golf Club, have come to rely on Dean’s artistic vision to create distinctive images for marketing and promotional purposes.
Using state-of-the-art digital equipment, Dean can provide immediate turnaround of ultra-high resolution images for immediate evaluation and use from his on-site shoots. Dean works hand-in-hand with professional food stylists, art directors and producers when needed or requested. His ability to find interesting angles and create unique lighting is illustrated in the samples of his work included in this portfolio.
Dean is one of the most experienced and talented photographers that I have worked with. Beyond his technical expertise and keen aesthetic sense he thinks and delivers beyond the scope of the project. He has a natural instinct for capturing food dishes in striking compositions. Most importantly, from the perspective of an art director, I appreciate collaborating with down-to-earth, passionate and curious people. Dean is one of them!
Lori GerdtsIn Food Marketing & Design