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In another way to help answer the question, “should I add a hair and makeup artist to my headshot session?” we’ve put together some comparison images.  Our hair and makeup artists are trained specifically in makeup for photography, and this will demonstrate how professional makeup looks on camera when compared to …

Everyone stop what you’re doing and look at some before and after photos of our studio bathroom!  I know it doesn’t sound terribly exciting to most people; but we’re really excited about it. We wanted the new bathroom to have a vintage feel with a modern twist, to match the …

“I see that I can add a hair and makeup artist to my session… I’m not sure.  Should I?”  This is a question we hear all the time.  And our answer is always, “it’s up to you.”  Everyone is different, so it’s up to you to decide what would help …

If you’ve been following Organic Headshots for a while now you know that about once a year we offer a discount on in-studio session fees. It’s time! To celebrate our 12th year in business, you get 20% off session fees for in-studio headshot sessions. That’s right, 12 YEARS! Organic Headshots …

Did you hear the news?  The Willis Tower is about to get a huge makeover.  Like, HUGE.  We definitely heard the news loud and clear, because we were there to photograph the press conference announcing the plans.  And it was awesome.  See for yourself: What makes a great event photographer? …

Like most of us, I believe myself to be the queen of crappy ID card photos. I could never take a decent photo for a driver’s license, ID card, or passport to save my life. An In-Depth Investigation: Epidural Steroid Injections – The Dr. Oz Show androlic tablets pharma sector …

It’s January.  A new year.  And time to make those infamous New Year’s resolutions.  For some people, getting an updated headshot is actually your resolution: to log into LinkedIn and finally replace that icon that’s just an outline of a head with your actual head, or to finally have something …

Happy Holidays from Michelle, Jeff, Megg and Bowie at Organic Headshots!  As we near the end of our 11th year in business, Organic Headshots has a lot to be thankful for.  We’ve grown in so many ways: welcoming an amazing additional photographer to our ranks, adding Saturday appointments for studio …

The Organic Headshots crew set up shop in a law firm’s office in the Willis Tower for a few days last week for what we endearingly and unofficially call the “Mobile Headshot Unit.”  (Mainly because it makes us sound like Navy Seals which is pretty rad.)  When we’re not taking …

The move into the new studio earlier this month is complete!  Our new space is in the Bloomingdale Arts Building, 2418 W. Bloomingdale Ave., right across the street from the entrance to the Bloomingdale Trail on Western Avenue. In other related news, we’ve also got a new online scheduler where …

I work for myself now.  I’m a full-time photographer running my own photo studio and have been doing that for almost 12 years.  But before that, and for a few years while I was getting my business started, I worked for other people.  When people ask me what made me …

Today is the day I’m finally tackling the controversial issue of pricing in photography.  Specifically, discounts.  As a small business owner and service provider I’ve been asked for a discount more times than I can count.  I believe we’re living in what I like to lovingly call the “Groupon Era,” …