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NYC-Places To Get Headshots Done!

Shooting “Studio” Headshots in New York City is a Creative Challenge! Photographers generally need space to shoot in and space in Manhattan is at a ridiculous breaking point in terms of $$$$. Unless you are a very busy and or a somewhat well known photographer you may have a studio. But many times the reality is you have to work with a limited amount of space unless you are sharing a studio with 7 others in Manhattan and 5 others in Brooklyn. If its LinkedIn Head shots, Executive head shots, or even Lifestyle, shooting in Manhattan is a convenience for many as travel time outside the Burroughs can be time consuming. I have seen a wide range of offerings from other Photographers and everyone seems to be able to make it work! If you need headshots, feel free to reach out to me for free advice, it is totally free! As an added bonus I have a time lapse I am sharing to show how I shot an executive portrait photo. As a double bonus I am sharing Indiana Kwongs article Complete Guide to a Great Headshot” A great Headshot 101 Info Page. Enjoy.

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First impressions are the most lasting.


Do Photographers Complain Often? Or are they like any other Career Individual?

I stumbled upon another great article from Fstoppers. Entitled Eight Annoying Things Photographers Do That Harm the Industry. (By Paul Adshead)

His List, I broke down, is as follows:

1. By Being Creepy

2. Forgetting Manners

3. Name-Dropping Too Much

4. Not Giving Credit on Social Media

5. Breaking Promises

6. Obsessing Over Gear

7. Rejecting Any Kind of Criticism or Suggestions

and

8. Telling Lies

The read is interesting as there is a well written and detailed response under each segment. Worth checking out for certain. The one I responded to the most was #7 Rejecting Any Kind of Criticism or Suggestions. Now this goes both ways sharing AND receiving. If the ego is to controlled to accept criticism, this will not help. But at the same time I have received excellent criticism and also just down right insults disguised as criticism. You have to think both through. Giving criticisms takes some thought if your truly want it to help another. And the same goes coming back.

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Donald Bowers Photography and Music Video Performances

I had forgot about many of these performances I have photographed over the years. I decided to make a short vignette of some of the greatest performances and events I have been to and photographed. Florence was very overwhelmed at the size of the space as it shot up 4 stores in size. Santigold was at ease and had quite the dance squad.

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