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Behind the Scenes of another wonderful business portrait session. Amy is a school principal with a lot of style and energy! We had a great time making a variety of photographs using all of my backdrops. Call now to learn more about BUSINESS HEADSHOTS. Brought to you by Montclair, NJ Family and Headshot Portrait Photographer Phil Cantor.
Had a wonderful headshot portrait session with Kevin. (Why do you need a headshot???? Click here!) This is probably my favorite lighting set up for business headshots. Notice the small light behind his head, this is what’s known as the rim light, or edge light. It provides a beautiful outline around his figure allowing him to “pop” from the darker background and giving a much stronger shape to his form. Need a business or family [...]
Andrew is a college student set to graduate from Montclair State University, in New Jersey and he's planning ahead! He wanted professional headshot for LinkedIn as well as for job interviews as he looks for work in the financial field after graduation. We came up with many different looks for him so he can have variety for his collection of headshots. We did portraits inside and outside the studio, both casual and professional looks! Planning [...]
Montclair, New Jersey author Patrick Mondaca, came in last week for professional headshots for website and future book jacket portraits. A world traveler, Patrick has written extensively about his experience serving in the National Guard in Iraq. Writing in a terse, spare style that reminds me of Hemingway, his work is so vivid I swore I could feel the desert heat. His description of wearing a gas mask made me feel claustrophobic. He is working [...]
Last week, I photographed Sarah who creates and sells custom Fursuits for people to wear at Furry conventions. The term Furry refers to folks who love anthropomorphic animal characters with human personalities and characteristics. Dating from the 1980s, Fursuits have been a way of expressing one's "fursona", the alter ego that a Furry takes on when wearing a Fursuit. These amazing costumes are a tour-de-force of design and craftsmanship, taking hours to produce. Using [...]