Joe Glyda is a Commercial photographer for over 42 years specializing in Food and product, Architecture and Aviation. He worked on staff at Kraft Foods for 36 years and created mouth watering images for ads, brochures, recipie booklets and other print media and the company’s website. He was instrumental by introducing diigital technology to Kraft back in 1993, which then completely changed the 8x10 film based studio into a full service digital studio by 1995. His leadership in the digital field along with his commercail photography expertise led him to teach at PPA conventions, Texas School and Lamar School of Photography, and Kelby One training.
After taking an early retirement from Kraft in 2009 he continues to photograph food projects but has expanded his architechtural and avaition assignments through his own company Joe Glyda Photography, Inc. Joe is an energetic photographer with an keen eye and sense of adventure that keeps him on the cusp of creating great images.
He received the Nikon industrial photographer of the year in 1995. The Gold Medallion for excellence from PPA in 1999 and was the co-chair for the photography section of the FIRST book on digital photography in 2001 which set the standards in Flexographic printing. Joe is a PPA Master Photographer, a Photographic Craftsman, and a PPA Master Artist.
His new book Food Photography, Creating Appetizing Images was released on June 9, 2019.