Masculine vs. Feminine Poses?
Last month we took headshots for a woman who saw a tightly cropped photo of her head and shoulders and said her shoulders looked too “crunched in and cutesy,” so we re-took the photo and pulled her shoulders back and looking more broad. Then in another shoot, we photographed a duo of business partners with […]
Photos of a breast cancer warrior
Sometimes when you need images that communicate who you are and your story, a headshot just isn’t going to cut it. Branwyn Lee came to our studio for her first professional photos after being diagnosed with breast cancer one year ago. She wanted these first photos to be a way to both close out and […]
Our favorite shots of 2020
“What a year, right?” is not an original thing to say this week. The year 2020 has been a heck of a lousy ride for a lot of us, and our studio is no exception. BUT. Even though we had to close as a “non-essential business” for 74 days in the Spring, and bookings have […]
Being a “non-essential business” makes us feel a little small
When COVID-19 lockdowns started closing businesses and obliging everyone to shelter in place in their homes, we watched our studio’s appointment calendar almost completely clear out. And when the governor ordered “non-essential” businesses to shutter their doors, it stung a little, to be honest, since anyone’s paycheck can feel pretty darn essential once it disappears. […]
207 Headshots in 12 hours
Last week PepsiCo was in town for a series of annual sales meetings and marketing sessions with employees representing many of their different brands from across the country. What does this have to do with me? I took their photos. As part of the event a headshot station was offered, where people could have […]
A headshot on your business card?
A few months ago I wrote a quick post about putting your headshot on your resume. Today, it’s about putting your headshot on your business card. I’ve had my headshot on my business card for a of couple years now and have come to a simple conclusion about it: it’s awesome. Of course I’m going […]
Lens lengths and face shapes
Last week I wrote a quick post about working with photographers who are willing and able to adjust their equipment and techniques in order to successfully get the most flattering image of you possible. I was thinking about that this weekend when I was photographing an old friend of mine who stopped by for some […]