Clients & testimonials


You will receive excellent quality images and fast, personal service from Alan Bartl Photography.

Here are what some of our clients have said:

“w-w-w-w-WOW! these are absolutely awesome! I'm so thrilled! yeah Team!! thanks so much Maestro Alan!”

Cheryl Forberg RD

James Beard award-winning chef, NYT bestselling author

HuffPo Blogger, Saturday Evening Post columnist and Urban Farmer

“You did such a great job!  The photography is wonderful.  And, we had such fun doing it.  Thanks for a job well done!  Hope to cross paths again!”

Claudia Sansone, CCP

{culinary host- producer-consultant}

“..I love the Pelton House pix you sent (in the book)... just wanted to say thanks and that I LOVE the work done.”

Patrick R. Connelly

Matanzas Creek, General Manager

"Just a note to say how pleased everyone at the Inn was with the recent Spa Cuisine Photography you did for us. Every dish looks wonderful and was perfectly photographed. I would put these food photos up against any food photography I've seen, including those where the photographer used a professional food stylist."

Bill Blum

Marketing & PR Manager

Sonoma Mission Inn & Spa

"You do such wonderful work!"

Margrit and Robert Mondavi

Robert Mondavi Winery

"As always, its been a pleasure working with you on this event. The photos you took over Labor Day Weekend were great and really captured the 'spirit' of our event. We hope to see a number of these photos in wrap-up articles in major publications."

Alycia Case

Auction Coordinator

Sonoma Valley Vintners & Growers Alliance

"You really know how to show off the food beautifully."

Chef Pierre Gagnaire

Alan Bartl has worked photographing such great chefs as Julia Child, Roy Yamaguchi, Mark Militello, George Morrone, Marcus Samuelsson of Aquavit, Jacques & Claudine Pepin, & Michel Trama.

Client list

Boisset America                                                

A Perfect Pear of Napa                           

DeLoach Winery                                      

Trilogy Glass                                         

Redwood Credit Union                            

Woodhouse Chocolate                            

St. Helena Winery                                   

Kendall-Jackson Wine Estates                 

Gale Peck Design                                     

Stags Leap District Wine Growers            

Sonoma Valley Wine Auction                     

Northeast Imported Parts                       

Santa Rosa Community Market                 

Flamingo Resort                                     

Extreme Pizza                                         

Dry Creek Inn

Mi Ranchito                                         


Los Angeles Times

Wines & Vines

101 North Magazine

Sonoma Business Magazine

GM Pro

Food & Beverage International

San Jose Mercury News

Wine Spectator

Wine News

Sonoma Style

E & J Gallo

Mary’s Pizza Shack

Hook & Ladder Winery

C & H Sugar


Napa Soap Company

Robert Mondavi Winery

Carrol Gettko PR

I Am Danica

Forward Motion Studios

The Veggie Queen

Moonrise Design

National Peanut Board

Sonoma Mission Inn

High Tech Burrito

Sonoma Valley Inn

Ancient Oak Cellars