Category Archives: Studio

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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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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Berkeley Business Portraits–Carol Fabretti of Shoes on Solano

Having a portrait studio on Solano Ave. in Berkeley allows me an easy opportunity to meet my neighboring business owners. The other day I had the pleasure of photographing Carol Fabretti, owner of Shoes on Solano.  Shoes on Solano is a successful fashion shoe store that has anchored the block for many years. They just […]

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Bankers are not all stuffy–Berkeley studio glamour portrait session

Linda is a warm, smart woman who has a heart of gold…and the Midas touch as well as she works as a banker. Linda came into my studio for a portrait session. Like many of my clients, she was a bit nervous about getting her portrait taken. Fortunately, she showed up with a willing spirit and the desire to just have some fun and trust me. The sky was just starting to sprinkle so we ditched out earlier plans of shooting outdoors and stayed in the studio. No worries as we created lots of options with different light applications and places in the studio.

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