About Tanager Photography

Tanager Photography is the work of writer and photographer Kevin Day.

An acclaimed wine writer who founded the wine website Opening a Bottle, Kevin is a passionate storyteller, using both written and visual communication to bring the world’s most compelling wine destinations to life. His wine-related travels have taken him to Piedmont, Chianti, Burgundy, Beaujolais, Bordeaux, Champagne, Provence, the Mosel River Valley, Sonoma and the Willamette Valley.

In addition to managing the editorial of Opening a Bottle, Kevin makes a living as a content strategist and developer, where he can utilize his enormous portfolio of travel stock photography for clients in the tourism, hospitality, outdoor recreation and food/wine industries.


Kevin Day, Headwaters Content and Tanager PhotographyKevin Day

Founder and Principal Photographer & Content Developer

First camera: Nikon FM (circa the year I was born, 1979), purchased from a used camera store by my Dad as a high school graduation present in 1997

Current camera: Canon 5D MK II

Lenses I Shoot With: Canon 50mm f/1.8, Canon 24mm f/1.4, Canon 45mm TS-E  f/2.8, Canon 200mm f/2.8, Canon 24mm-105mm f/4

Photography high point: Documenting the Holy Week parades in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico

Writing high point: Being invited to write about the cellars of Domaine de la Romanée-Conti — producer of the world’s most historic (and exclusive) wines — in Burgundy, France.

Favorite Stories on Opening a Bottle:


Hailey Day, HeyDay Creative and Tanager Photography

Hailey Day

In addition to being a gifted artist and photographer in her own right, Hailey is an extra set of eyes for all-things involving Tanager Photography. Her guidance, creativity and art direction have been critical in making our portfolio of imagery what it is today.

A website designer by trade, she is responsible for Tanager Photography and Opening a Bottle’s website development. She also contributes her own photography to our expansive portfolio of travel stock and fine art imagery.