Commercial vs. Theatrical Headshots: What’s the Difference?

The answer seems kind of obvious, but I sometimes overhear actors talking about which photographer to choose based on whether or not the photographer is a commercial photographer or a theatrical [...]

Your Consultation is Preparation for Success

Headshots Los Angeles and blog by Vanie Poyey The key to a successful headshot session is to prepare with your photographer.  So how do you do that? Your initial interview with photographers will [...]

Marketing Look Wardrobe Samples.

Headshots by Vanie Poyey I’ve had a few clients ask for wardrobe samples for each marketing look presented in one place.  So, drumroll please… here it is!  Of course there are plenty [...]

All photographers are hustlers!

On the day of his session, one of my clients expressed to me how happy he was to have decided to spend the money and finally shoot with a “real” photographer.  He thought, and I quote [...]

The term is retouching not editing!

For many years, before owning Photoshop became affordable, and before digital media replaced film, photographers used the word ‘retouching’ to mean the following (as defined by the [...]