About TKP Photography



A state-of-the-art facility is not enough.  Technology in the hands of photographic artists dedicated to make the most of their expertise, style, and problem-solving abilities is what brings those tools to life.  At TKP, our primary focus is on the success of our clients, through a commitment to producing outstanding visuals. When our results exceed the expectations of our art director, art buyer, account exec and their clients, we call that a good start. At the end of the day what we are looking for are the “wow”, “amazing”, and “that was fun” comments that we are driven to achieve.  Have any questions?  Contact Kate Taylor, our Operations Manager and Producer.  She'll be happy to help you out! 




Since joining TKP in 2011, Nikki has approached every project with enthusiasm, passion, and excitement. As a photographer, Nikki concentrates of all her drive and creativity into producing exceptional images for her clients. 


Inspired by a passion for food that came from her childhood, Nikki has created a portfolio series featuring some of her father’s favorite recipes, as well as recipes from local food stylists whom she has had the pleasure of working with.




When JD Havens graduated from Brooks Institute, he was already known by as an accomplished product and food photographer by his peers and instructors.  He went on to begin a fruitful freelance career that finally brought his talents to us.  JD's attention to detail, clean style, and keen ability to collaborate make him a great asset to both our team and his clients alike.   JD is a great addition to our team.




At the point Tony graduated with honors at Brooks Institute (Santa Barbara, CA), he had already made preliminary plans to open his own studio shooting fashion, glamour and cosmetics in Hollywood. He relocated to MN and after several years as Director of Photography for a national cookbook publisher in Minnesota, Tony founded TKP in 1990. Tony has developed an extensive client list utilizing his characteristic lighting techniques. With more than 31 years of professional experience, Tony Kubat has established a standard of excellence for style and design.