I receive a message from a lady who said she needed business headshots the next day. when a client requests a scheduling date, that’s an indication they had decided to book a shoot with you. she inquired if I had any availability on feb 14 or 15. I knew the 15 wouldn't work well with me. I require a deposit to book a photo shoot. I always like to arrive early so I can wind down … [Read more...] about business headshots on your terms
jeanette is a woman in washington dc that I met through model mayhem. I wanted to do a portfolio update but she wanted to have a few model headshots that she could use in her marketing and pr material. it was arguably the most carefully planned shoot that I’ve had in years. she came slightly early and we had to wait for the rest of the crew. she had a makeup artist, a wardrobe … [Read more...] about headshots of a promotional model in dc
in the early days of opening a photography studio in nw washington dc, I had the chance to do a shoot for this promising young black actor who wanted some actors headshots for casting calls. he explained to me that he needed basic headshots for acting as well as regular pictures for his business as a real estate agent. I told him that it really didn’t … [Read more...] about headshots of a black male actor in dc
if you're thinking of having some headshots for castings, you may have weighed the options: studio or on location. though it may not be critical, it's sometimes worth asking which is better for increasing chances of getting an audition. the answer is not clear-cut. some photographers prefer shooting in studio because of the control that it gives. but there are no distinct … [Read more...] about actor headshots: studio or location?
click here for more modeling pictures sonyja rivera is a black model with a beautiful afro look that I contacted through model mayhem. I wanted to take photos of an ethnic model with some dramatic lighting. I had a makeup artist who was willing to work with me on the shoot. sonyja is dark skinned, slim and just shy of 5’8” with an exotic look. she came with a whole … [Read more...] about black model with afro and ethnic look