Justin Fox Burks was born in Greenwood, Mississippi and raised in Memphis, Tennessee. He has a fine arts degree in photography from The University of Memphis. A professional freelance photographer since 1998, he has worked with diverse clients such as FedEx, Hilton, and Rhodes College. Justin’s food photography has appeared in Food & Wine, Garden & Gun, The London Independent, Memphis Magazine, and Edible Memphis.

Justin’s career as a photographer has allowed him access to some of the secrets of the South’s greatest kitchens, where he picked up tips and tricks from many talented chefs. They are the authors of 4 vegetarian cookbooks and a blog, The Chubby Vegetarian (www.thechubbyvegetarian.com).

Justin is proud to call Memphis home where he finds a constant source of inspiration from his family, friends, and the characters that inhabit this unique city. You can find his photography portfolio online at www.justinfoxburks.com.