Tag Archives: headshot

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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Dr Scott Phillips, Berkeley Chiropractor Headshots

Meet one of my recent business headshot clients, Dr. Scott Phillips. Chiropractor Dr Scott Phillips is one of Berkeley’s true finds. He uses Directional Non-Force Technique for his adjustments. Unlike the typical “cracking” and “pushing” forms of chiropractic medicine, his light-touch technique felt like he was just touching or gently swiping my skin to make the alignments.  I’m very […]

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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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Professional Business Headshots: Update Your Portrait

As a business owner, you might wonder how to capture the attention of potential clients. How to get internet shoppers to dig deeper into your web site, learn more about you and your business and choose YOU over your competitor. Your business headshot is a critical way you introduce yourself and to communicate with your audience.

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Rachel Haurwitz, Forbes Magazine 30 Under 30 Winner

I get to meet the most interesting people. In late November, Rachel Haurwitz contacted me needing a headshot and fast. She had been nominated by Forbes Magazine for the 30 Under 30 Award in the Science category. Rachel is the co-founder of Caribou Biosciences. She’ s recent CAL grad and a very vibrant, interesting young woman. I cannot profess to understand what Caribou Biosciences actually does but it’s cool and will revolutionize medical development and bioengineering.

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Composer Wendy Reid and her bird Lulu SIT for a business portrait

I received a call from Wendy the other day.  She needed a business portrait to publicize her upcoming performance a the SF Jazz Center.  Wendy asked if I could photograph her and her bird, Lulu.  I hesitated and I’ll confess why.  It’s not that I can’t photograph people with their animals.  I’ve photographed people and […]

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Elegant Business Head-shots for Realtors

Realtors, by trade, are social folks and need excellent portraits for their business cards, brochures, web sites and online social media AND the portraits need to be current.  They want potential clients to actually recognize them and not confuse them for the realtor’s adult child!   I think this is a common problem for realtors […]

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