Professional Headshots Lancaster
"Take Control of Your Digital Identity"
Take Center Stage
Investing in a professional headshot photographer will get you in front of the right people. Casting directors and talent agencies see hundreds of acting headshots each day. A unique and professional headshot will make you stand out. My process will capture your individuality and authenticity in a fun, dynamic atmosphere. I have delivered some of the best actor and performer headshots in Lancaster. Land that audition and take center stage!
Land Your Dream Job
Corporate headshots don’t have to be boring. In fact, they can and should be fun! You need modern headshots that promote your credibility so that you earn client trust. Whether for a LinkedIn profile photo, other social media, or marketing material, my system of consistent lighting coupled with professional coaching will help you look like the expert in your industry. I even do "on location" headshots. Take control of your image and grab your dream job!
Save time and make money by capitalizing on your first impression. Build connections and be seen as a likeable person.
Establish yourself as a polished professional, and an expert. People put their trust in experts!
Demonstrate your sense of style, promoting your committment to doing business in an organized way, with attention to detail.
Your headshot is a visual representation of the message you want to convey. I remove the fear and anxiety of having your photo taken, and coach you into authentic expressions that are unique to your personality. I am a brand strategist, a stylist and a therapist, helping you craft your digital identity and present yourself in a polished, professional and personable light.
A first impression is built within the first 7 seconds of seeing a person. In this age of technology and digital profiles, we tend to begin business relationships with people we haven't met in person. You don't have the luxury of missing an opportunity to make a good impression. Having an amazing headshot will ensure that your audience receives your virtual handshake warmly and generates a positive impression. So, What does YOUR headshot say about you?
This is my step by step guide to how I am going to help you look more confident, more poised, and approachable. This is how you and I will remain on the same page through the entire session.
I'll bring the coaching, you bring the desire to have a good time. Our focus will be on incredible expressions that best showcase your confidence, competence, and unique personality. We'll take intermittent breaks to review the images and for clothing changes.
Together, we will evaluate and rate the images taken to determine which images best represent your personal and/or corporate brand. I shoot tethered directly into a computer, which will allows us to see details more clearly, and make any adjustments necessary.
Your images will be professionally retouched. They will be polished up, refined, and placed in a private proofing gallery. Upon your approval, I will enable the download feature so you may claim your digital files and proceed to take control of your digital identity.
The Headshot Photographer
Thanks for checking out my website and learning a bit about how I can help you. By now you probably realize that a professional headshot is more than just a nice picture. I am here to make your experience easy, relaxed and enjoyable.
My goal is to coach you into confident, approachable and interesting expressions that help you take control of your digital identity. I love what I do, and I have a blast doing it! Come and see what all the fuss is about!
Oh, by the way, I am an avid fan of music, with eclectic taste and a constant desire to play the air drums. If you don't believe me, you'll have to come to the studio and see for yourself!
Frequently Asked Questions
What should I wear for my session?
I ask that everyone bring a variety of different clothing options. For the most part, you only need to bring along shirts and blouses, unless you plan on doing three-quarter length shots as well. The best advice I can give you is to bring a variety of your favorite tops. I may choose to shoot more than 3 looks, so make sure you have a nice range of looks with you. You have to love it! Any number of things can work, but my clients tend to shoot with greater success when they are wearing things they feel great in. Don’t be afraid to mix it up with different cuts, colors, layers and textures. Bring attire that reflect you and your personality. Please try to avoid overly fuzzy and pilled sweaters. I generally lean towards solid colors. Black and grey tend to work best for our purposes.
What happens if I am unable to make it to my session?
In the event you are unable to make it to your scheduled session, please provide 72 hrs notice. If it is an emergency, I can and do understand. I will hold your deposit and apply it to your re-scheduled session.
Do you do weddings or other events?
I no longer offer event photography. However, I am happy to refer you to a list of incredibly competent professionals, who would be glad to assist you.
Do you have any specials?
Occasionally, I have sales and promotions going on, which I will post on the Specials page, so be sure to check in on those pages often!
Why do you only shoot horizontal images?
I prefer to shoot horizontally because that is how humans see the world. In addition, a horizontal frame allows for space, so that your headshot doesn't appear constricted or confined between the narrow walls of a vertical crop. Plus, it's a more contemporary and widely accepted format.
Why do you crop the tops of heads?
This is a very common question. I believe the most important information in a headshot is your expression. Having the clothing information around your shoulders and chest is important to get a sense of your identity as well. When your eyes are above the center line, it makes for a more impactful image. When the frame is adjusted to accommodate these features, the top of the head gets cropped. As long as the viewer gets a sense of your hair style, they can envision the rest of your hair. Plus, people will still assume that you still have your entire head. right?!
Can I see my images during the session?
Absolutely! I tend to pause frequently to give you a chance to see the images we create. I also use that time to coach and direct you; showing you what is working well and what we need to work on. In addition, I allow time at the end of the session to review the images we have taken during the course of the session.
What methods of payment do you accept?
I accept all major credit cards (Visa, Mastercard, Disover, American Express), and cash.
What happens after the session?
At the end of your session, I will have your image(s) polished up and retouched. Once complete, I will place the work in your private proofing gallery. At this time, you will have the opportunity to review the image(s). Upon your approval of the work, I will enable the download feature on the gallery and you may save the image(s) to your computer.
Should I Invest in the services your makeup artist?
If you are a male, the answer is a resounding no. There is no need. I encourage ladies to book my makeup artist for their session, however. It is remarkable how much more confident and relaxed a little time with an amazing makeup artist will make you feel.
What about hair?
I ask that everyone come with their hair done as if they were presenting themselves to a casting director for an audition. We want your headshot to match the way you look in person on a regular basis. It must be something that you can recreate at will. My makeup artist will do some light primping, but will not style or re-style your hair.
Who Needs a professional headshot?
A professional headshot is not just a pretty picture. It is a personal and corporate branding tool. This is your virtual handshake and introduction to the world. Here is a list of people and professions that need a professional headshot: Who Needs a Solid Headshot?