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I shoot people for a living and sometimes I chop off their heads.

Don’t worry, this is intentional. Across various social media platforms now profile pictures tend to be small. This specific style is designed to excel in that format…hands down. Everyone knows you have hair and everyone knows you have clothes on beneath your neckline so we maximize the use of the available pixels for what’s really important – your face and your expression. That is what is going to make your headshot more marketable. BOOM!


WHAT SHOULD I WEAR TO MY HEADSHOT SESSION? We’ll be working with at least several different looks so bring at least 3-5 different tops. Make sure you are comfortable wearing them. If you’re not crazy about the top then don’t bring it – it will show in the photos. A variety of colors is good but no bold prints or patterns or anything overly gaudy that will detract from you. In addition, whites, grays, earth tones and black always tend to photograph very well so I recommend bringing those if you have them. Feel free to fill up my large […]


DO YOU SHOOT OUTSIDE? Part of providing a great product for my clients includes a comfortable welcoming environment where we can consistently get the results we want day in and day out. Shooting out on some street or in a park offers us very little of either of those. If we’re not fighting the weather we’re dealing with constantly changing light situations all of which takes away from our focus in honing your appearance in front of the camera. Nearly all my work is shot inside my comfortable studio. I want to be able to give you a consistent quality […]