Richmond,VA based advertising and editorial photographer, Justin Chesney, began his photographic career working around the restaurant industry where he honed a unique ability to capture vibrant images with attention to fine details and dynamic composition. These days he enjoys collaborating with commercial clients of all varieties on their brand or product campaigns and moonlighting with media outlets covering the intersections of food and design culture.


  • Greenleaf’s Pool Room, Rogue, Rest in Pieces, Edo’s Squid, ZZQ, Buz & Ned’s, Laura Lee’s, Shagbark, The Broken Tulip

  • City House, Barista Parlor, Hattie B’s, Josephine, The 404 Kitchen, Butcher & Bee, The Grilled Cheeserie, Dino’s, Pinewood Social Club, Old Glory, Bastion, Otaku Ramen, Butchertown Hall, Le Sel


  • Ledbury, Shockoe Atelier, Imogene+Willie, Peter Nappi


  • Music City Food & Wine Festival, Fire Flour & Fork, Off Broad Appetite, March Of Dimes Signature Chefs Auction


  • Design Bitches, De Jong & Co., Peck & Co., GoGo Jones, Nashville Property CO., Institute of Contemporary Art at VCU


  • Travel+Leisure, GQ, Food & Wine, Esquire, Zagat, Food Republic, Thrillist, Tasting Table, Imbibe, Conde Nast Traveler, Plate Magazine,, Serious Eats, Forbes Travel Guide, Edible, British Airways Magazine, Delta Sky Magazine, American Way Magazine,, Richmond Region Tourism, Richmond Magazine, Richmond Times-Dispatch, R.Home, The Tennessean, Nashville Lifestyles, Style Weekly