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 [...]
Irene Weinberg, author of They Serve Bagels in Heaven, needed new photographs for her podcast and website. Coming into my studio, I was struck with how ebullient and enthusiastic Irene is and I wanted her portraits to reflect that energy. I consulted with Irene to select a wardrobe to send a message. "I was surprised how easy it all was with your guidance," Irene wrote me later, " down to choosing the best fashion 'looks' for what I [...]
Taking a professional headshot can sometimes be a stressful process. You may not realize it, but there are a lot of things to consider when you’re trying to market yourself as a professional. What type of market are you working in? How do you want to be perceived? How do you want to represent your business? These may seem like loaded questions to be asking for a simple picture. But they’re definitely something to consider [...]
During Danielle's professional portrait session, we created 13 different looks...that's right, THIRTEEN!
Your business portrait should telegraph adjectives to the viewer and it should do so quickly since the attention span of web visitors is less than a second.