Great LinkedIn Headshots | The Road To Fame, Fortune and Perfect Contentment

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

LinkedIn Headshot example of a woman


Most people who walk into my studio mention LinkedIn headshots, so I figured it was time to get down some of my thoughts on the subject.  


Something is Better than Nothing 

If LinkedIn is important to your career, you must have a profile photo of some sort, even if there’s a cat on


Headshot Background Options and Examples

Thursday, March 16, 2017

actress portrait with white headshot background

I consider a variety of factors when choosing a background for someone’s headshot. What is their hair and skin color, and what are they wearing? What mood do they want to convey – bright and friendly or more serious? Do I need to match a style or color that their company is currently using? 


Blurry Background Portraits in DC | Location Headshots for Agile Group

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

out of focus office background headshot

The other week I loaded up my gear and headed to DC Workspaces for a location headshot shoot for Agile Group.  This shoot was a fun challenge because the client wanted a blurry office background rather than the grey or white I typically employ.

This look can be hard to pull of at times, but


Portraits of an Young Actor | Brian Visits the Studio

Monday, March 06, 2017

experimental portrait of an actor

Actors are a lot of fun to photograph. But they are not, as you might imagine, completely comfortable in front of the camera all the time. Even great, experienced actors get butterflies or feel self-conscious at times. At least that's what Meryl told me when we were having drinks the other


Fitness Photos with Robert

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

photos of athlete robert morella

Robert approached me recently asking for a series of portraits for a health and fitness business he is starting. I was excited to work on the project with him, and spent the week before the shoot brainstorming different ways to photograph him. 

A primary goal in this shoot was to highlight