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Never Ordinary. Always with Personality and Style.
Traditional: The standard stuff, but we add a bit more flare
Casual: Off-guard and interesting
Workstyle: Using your workplace and/or environment for context
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Suits are great. Gray and Navy Blue come out exquisitely. With the suit, one that doesn't bunch up too much when buttoned or when sitting is best, and try and match your shirt and tie to it.
Keep patterns on shirts and suits to a minimum, especially small ones like tiny squares or herringbone. The smaller the pattern, the more it creates a blurring, moire effect, which can be off-putting to the eye. Patterned lines are fine if they are further apart.
Keep bold colors to a minimum for both suit and shirt. They really take over the picture and can also reflect poorly onto the subject. Tie color should fall in between shirt and suit color. So if the suit is dark gray and the shirt is light blue, the tie color should fall in between. Ties shouldn't be shiny or have a sheen to them.
If you're wearing a button-down shirt without a tie, it's best NOT to wear a white shirt. Without the tie, white shirts lose detail very easily in the picture. Also, if you're not wearing a jacket, keep the shirt color darker or wear another layer like a v-neck sweater. If you choose to just wear the shirt, unbutton it a bit so there's some contrast.
Choose a classic look in a professional suit or business-oriented outfit. In other words, stay away from anything that can make the photo look older than it is. Just like the men with suits, don't choose bold or distracting colors or patterns.
If you must wear white, make sure it's offset by another layer on top of it like a cardigan or jacket. V-necks look best on women as they accentuate the neck line.
Bare arms should be avoided if possible in a formal setting, but are okay so long as there's a layering option that can be put on top just in case, such as a shawl.
Small jewelry is fine. If you're wearing a good deal of it, you may be asked to remove some since it can take over the picture and create glare. Earrings are great, but shouldn't be too low below the ear.
Well, that depends on what session type you want- Quick, Standard, or Workstyle.
You can have up to 12 participants per hour with a Quick Session, 6 per hour with a Standard Session, or 4-6 per hour with a Workstyle Session.
For Company and Group Sessions, your proofing photos will be available within one to two weeks depending on how large the group size.
For Individual Sessions, the proofing photos are uploaded within 3-4 days.
Typically, yes! Our goal is to make this as easy on you and your time as possible.
However, if you prefer a session in the studio, it's not a problem. We have our studio in Union Square SF. You'll need to book at least one week ahead of time for a studio session. Our New York studio is only available for commercial shoots at this time.
Yes, we have a wonderful hair and makeup stylist that is available to you.
For Company/Group Sessions, the stylist is available by the day or 1/2 day.
For an Executive Session, each participant is $225.
There's so much variety outdoors that I typically suggest venturing out for some photos. The midday can be tough if it's sunny outside though- so earlier in the morning, or later in the evening will typically yield better photos.
This doesn't mean you can't get great photos in the middle of the day, it's just easier when the sun isn't smack in the middle of the sky. If it's cloudy out, you can get a great photo pretty much anywhere.
Whether you're interested in a session, want to learn more, or feel like telling us your favorite movie, we'd love to hear from you!
We are currently accepting new clients for 2020. All bookings are done digitally. Email is the best way to get in touch with us.
Please inquire early if you want a NYC date, as these dates book up quickly.
Depending on your request, a 25% deposit may be required upon booking.
Thanks for stopping by! We are the San Francisco Bay Area and New York City's leading photography specialists for professional corporate headshots and executive portraits.
We specialize in photographing entire companies, teams, and executives looking to enhace their image and presence for all media profiles- social media, website, and print.
Our main purpose is to break the mold of the typical corporate headshot and provide contemporary, versatile photos with personality and style.
We also offer executive headshot sessions and small group sessions as well.
Whether you are interested in a session or simply want to learn more, we would love to hear from you!
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