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I'm a commercial and editorial food and product photographer, currently on sabbatical from commercial work having been based in Dubai. I've also had the opportunity to work on photography projects across Southern Africa.

My journey into food photography began in 2015, in a small Italian restaurant in the heart of old Dubai. Skip to several years later, I made the shift from a corporate job to fulfil my creative side as a full-time photographer, and 5 years later I don't believe I could have made a better choice. 

Seeing my photography evolve over the course of my career always has me thinking that I can't even imagine where the next 5 years will take me, and it's a journey I thoroughly enjoy. 


Most of my photographs are shot using artificial light, although I'm comfortable working with natural light as well. Feel free to take a look at my portfolio if you haven't already for more insight, be it food and drink or product photography.

Some of my clients that I have worked with include:

Accor Hotel Group, Mövenpick  Hotels and Resorts, Domino's Pizza, Modern Bakery, Balqees, Bonny, and more. 

Having grown up in Malawi - a small country in Africa - I find myself leaning towards a quieter lifestyle, and in my spare time you can find me by the beach with a book, and when I can, I opt to go scuba diving too.


Contact me if you'd like more information, although I am not taking shoots at this point in time in the UAE.

Hi! I'm Athira Krishnan.
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