Tips for Child Actor Headshot Photos

Here are some tips for stage-parents who are planning their child’s acting headshots photo session. Headshots are critical for an actor. It’s their first step to getting an audition as casting directors and agents go through so many looking for the right fit for the part. A professional photographer knows how to create a portrait with great lighting, posing and background.

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Unique High-end Business and Corporate Headshots need a Skilled Photographer

I know everyone thinks it’s easy to take a business headshot but let me tell you, sometimes it takes a professional photographer with a lot of knowledge and skill to make it happen. Yesterday I was preparing to photograph a realtor for her new marketing material headshots. The graphic designer requested a portrait with depth, […]

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Summer of Love Engagement Photos at SF de Young Museum

It’s the Summer of Love for Elise and Nick as their wedding will be this summer. For a little fun, I took their engagement photos at San Francisco’s de Young Museum in Golden Gate Park.  Currently there is an exhibit celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Summer of Love. The outside of the museum is decorated […]

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Business Portraits–USE Credit Union Headshots for Creative Advertising

Effective Business Portraits don’t have to be boring! USE Credit Union is no ordinary lending institution and they don’t want ordinary, run-of-the-mill advertising photos for their advertising. Unlike the mega-banks like Wells Fargo and Bank of America, USE Credit Union, with offices in Berkeley, is a friendly institution who pride themselves on outstanding customer service and […]

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Congregation Beth El Gala Event Photos

Yet again, Berkeley’s Congregation Beth El completed a roaringly successful fundraiser. This year year’s theme was “The Great Klasky” turning the social hall into a 1920’s Speakeasy replete with strong adult beverages, women in flapper dresses and others wearing snappy hats. Money raised will be used for youth programs including scholarships for Camp Kee Tov (without […]

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Family Gathers for Christmas & Portraits

Lynn’s family gathered at her Berkeley Hills house for Christmas and she wanted to treat them to a family portrait session.  In attendance were Lynn, her nephew, his wife and their two young kids and his two older children.  It was just after Christmas so the tree was up and the 4 year-old son had plenty […]

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