Category Archives: Photography

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Obama’s Last Day In Office

I don’t use this blog to discuss my political views.  But I’m making an exception today, because I’ve been thinking a lot about how lucky we’ve been to have had Obama as president the past […]

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1 actress, 2 goals, 3 very different headshots

What’s the difference between a commercial and a legit (or theatrical) headshot?  Most actors need at least one of each, because a legit headshot is used when you audition for theater, film and television dramas, and […]

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When Science Marries Art

Talk about a power couple! It’s not every day that I have the honor of photographing Nobel prize winners.1  James E. Rothman was awarded the 2013 Nobel in Medicine or Physiology. I’d do more damage […]

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Dynamic Duo: Actress and Model

It’s plain to see that tiny model Scarlette got a huge dose of good looks from her actress mother, Shaina.  These clients showed up for their appointment at my studio practically illuminated from within, making […]

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Head(shot) & shoulders above the crowd

When you’re a musician, your headshot can be a little more creative (and the venues are slightly more entertaining than my studio). I had a good time shooting these artists: Pictured: Dave Wilson, lead singer […]

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How to Nail Your Headshot

Line up the headshots of five people, and the differences will be apparent.  The obvious variations:  age, expression, hair and skin color, clothing.  Then there are technical considerations:  camera angles, lighting, backdrops.  But what makes […]

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Seeking Rodeo Clowns (or When a Headshot Isn’t a Head Shot)

“Headshots” sometimes aren’t even headshots, but environmental or action shots. I’ve photographed chefs, personal trainers, actors, entrepreneurs, authors, animal behaviorists and surgeons, to name a few.  Still waiting for my first rodeo clown, though. If […]

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