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Skip O’Donnell is a commercial photographer who works and lives in North County San Diego. ODonnell Photograf was originally established as a business in 2000. Skip has a lot of experience in photography working with a broad range of subjects ranging from people that don’t like to have their photo taken to shiny products that like to reflect everything around them. He specializes in people, food and product photography.

Surfboards by Ian Thompson

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Fun to see work finished! If you’re looking for a classic retro board with beautiful wood trim, I highly recommend checking out surfboards made by Ian Thompson. #odonnellphotograf #surfboards_by_Ian_Thompson #sandiegocommercialphotographer

Product Photography – Surfboards on White

By Commercial Photography, Studio Product Photography

Check out these stunning photographs of Ian Thompson surfboards taken by photographer Skip O’Donnell! Despite the challenge of capturing the multiple layers of fiberglass protection (which really make these boards stand out and pop), Skip’s expertise in photography has resulted in clean product photos that showcase the true craftsmanship, detail and beauty of these surfboards. If you’re looking for high-quality commercial photography, be sure to reach out to Skip O’Donnell for your next project! If your looking for a custom handcrafted surfboard, reach out to surfboards_by_ian_thompson

#IanThompsonSurfboards #odonnellphotograf #CommercialPhotography #NorthCountySanDiego

Architecture Photography Generated with Ai

By Commercial Photography, Uncategorized

I’ve been recently playing with colors and design in Ai with architecture photography. Here’s a three piece series mixing retro and modern design together. Please visit our website to see more of our photography. Also you can find us on instagram, facebook, and twitter. #ai #aiart #architecture #odonnellphotograf #ofoto #architecturephotographer #locationphotography #encinitas

Photos for Ian Thompson Surfboards

By Commercial Photography, E-commerce photography

This photograph was captured by Skip O’Donnell, owner of O’Donnell Photograf, located in the charming town of Cardiff by the Sea, north of San Diego. During the shoot, Skip had the privilege of photographing Ian Thompson, a classic surfboard shaper and master craftsman.
Ian’s technique is steeped in tradition, where he hand-mills and creates custom stringers out of redwood and agave before bonding the foam with his specially crafted stringers and fins. Furthermore, Ian personally takes care of the glassing in his workshop, ensuring that every component of the board is meticulously created with his own hands.
Ian’s surfboards are celebrated for their superior quality and exceptional craftsmanship. Their style is classic, reminiscent of surfing’s early days. If you seek a surfboard that will stand the test of time while embodying timeless elegance, then an Ian Thompson board is the perfect option for you.

Please visit our website to see more of our photography. Check out Ian Thompson’s craft on Instagram at Also you can find us on instagram, facebook, and twitter. #ianthompsonsurfboards #ianthompson #customsurfboards #surfboardshaper #classicsurfboards #retrosurfboards #odonnellphotograf #ofoto #foodphotographer #studiophotography #encinitas #agavesurfboards #surfboardsbyianthompson #customsurfboards #handcraftedsurfboards

Ai Food Photography

By Commercial Photography, food photography, Studio Product Photography, Uncategorized

I always enjoy photographing food in the studio. It’s been fun to take some ideas and take them a little farther with Ai. Please visit our website to see more of our photography. Also you can find us on instagram, facebook, and twitter. #ai #aiart #sushi #odonnellphotograf #ofoto #foodphotographer #studiophotography #encinitas #icecreamcone #icecream #cherries #splash #donut

Capturing the Beauty of Spas and Hot Tubs: Professional Photography by ODonnell Photograf

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At ODonnell Photograf, we specialize in high-end product photography, and one of our favorite subjects to photograph is spas and hot tubs. As a professional photographer based in San Diego, we understand the importance of showcasing your product in the best possible light, and we are here to help you do just that.

When it comes to spas and hot tubs, we understand the unique challenges that come with capturing the true beauty of these products. From showcasing the intricate details of the design to highlighting the relaxing ambiance that these products offer, we are dedicated to creating stunning photographs that will help you stand out in the market.

We work closely with our clients to understand their specific needs and preferences, and we use our expertise and knowledge to create photographs that are tailored to their brand and style. Whether you are looking for photographs to use on your website, brochures, or social media, we have the skills and experience to deliver the results you need.

If you are looking for high-quality product photography for your spa or hot tub business, look no further than ODonnell Photograf. Contact us today to discuss your project and let us help you showcase your products in the best possible light.

  • #productphotography
  • #spasandhottubs
  • #highendphotography
  • #SanDiegoPhotographer


San Diego Food Photographer

By Commercial Photography, food photography, Studio Product Photography


Health benefits of Kiwi Detox Shot: Healthy kiwi can promote healthy skin, proper digestion, and weight loss. If you are looking for professional food photography send us a DM. Please visit our website to see more professional San Diego Portrait Photography photos taken in North County. Also you can find us on instagram, facebook, and twitter. #odonnellphotograf #foodphotographer #sandiegofoodphotographer #healthyeating #kiwi #kiwidetox #ofoto #skipodonnellphotography