Pittsburgh Headshot Photographer

New Look for My Environmental Portraits

New Look for My Environmental Portraits

New Environmental Portrait Look for me For the last few years, I’ve been in love with the look of location portraits and headshots taken with a telephoto lens, shot at its widest aperture. This creates what I call the “minimum-focus” look that I really like. As a matter of fact, I like this look so…

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Professional Real Estate Portraits and Realtor Portraits

Professional Real Estate Portraits and Realtor Portraits

Taking Professional Real Estate Portraits and Realtor Portraits So what’s the best way to photograph Real Estate professionals? I’m a Professional Commercial Portrait Photographer located in Pittsburgh PA and I’ve been shooting portraits for quite a few years now.  I’m here to share with you what I think are the main things to consider when…

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Pittsburgh Portrait Photographer

Pittsburgh Portrait Photographer

Pittsburgh Portrait Photographer Types of Portraits I’ve been a Pittsburgh Portrait Photographer since the 1980s and I’m even sometimes confused about all the different types of portraits and what each type means to different people.  Rarely do I shoot for non-commercial clients.  Mostly, it’s for all types of companies, corporations and various publications, including national…

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Six Best Commercial Photographers In Pittsburgh PA

Six Best Commercial Photographers In Pittsburgh PA

The Six Best Pittsburgh Photographers, all in one photo! Okay, I’m a Photographic SEO whore, it’s true…  No, I don’t think I’m the six best Pittsburgh Photographers, but I do like to try being funny once in a while, and this is my attempt at that.  I hope you enjoy my effort in bringing you…

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Commercial Portraits on Location

Commercial Portraits on Location

Commercial Portrait Photo Shoots on Location In Pittsburgh PA I had a couple of successful location commercial portrait shoots this week. I especially like the backgrounds and perspective of both shots.  The colors of the chairs along with the brightness of the windows make for a very attractive background.  The shot above was done for…

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Business Headshots for Website

Business Headshots for Website

Business Headshots for Website Part of my business is shooting commercial portraits and business headshots.  It’s not the majority of my work, but I have to say I enjoy the diversion from shooting food.  There are many challenges to shooting a good business headshot.  Finding a relevant and visually interesting background is sometimes difficult, and…

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Location Portrait of Michele Ridge

Location Portrait of Michele Ridge

Location Portrait of Michele Ridge This is from a recent commercial photography project for Seton Hill University.  Michele was retiring from being a long time board member and the University wanted to give her a portrait as a gift.  This photo was taken in front of the administration building, an iconic location for the portrait.

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Business Portrait for The Braff Group

Business Portrait for The Braff Group

Editorial Business Portrait for The Braff Group This portrait is from a recent shoot for Third Planet Communications, and their client, The Braff Group.  We came away with quite a few great business portraits and action shots, but this one is my favorite.  The photo was taken with my Nikon D800 and my trusty 80-200mm…

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Business Portrait of Emeka Onwugbenu

Business Portrait of Emeka Onwugbenu

Business Portrait of Emeka Onwugbenu I shot an environmental portrait earlier today of Pittsburgh entrepreneur, Emeka Onwugbenu, for an article in Pittsburgh Magazine. Despite being 14 degrees outside, we visited one of his company’s construction sites to create this photo.  We ended up shooting in three locations and the light was just beautiful in two…

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Executive Portraits – How I Get The Perfect Expression Every Time

Executive Portraits – How I Get The Perfect Expression Every Time

Executive Portraits – How I Get The Perfect Expression Every Time I normally write these blog posts with the potential client in mind, but I think if you’re a photographer, you can learn something here too.  First off, let me say that these are raw, not color correct, un-retouched portraits from a recent executive portrait…

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What makes a good corporate portrait?

What makes a good corporate portrait?

Pittsburgh Corporate Portraits In this age of social media, content marketing, and hyper competition, every Pittsburgh executive should have several quality corporate portraits on hand for their marketing or networking needs.  Headshots may be needed for webpages, social media profiles, press releases, magazine articles, annual reports, corporate brochures, and dozens of other potential uses.  Here…

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Portraits from Beach Week 2015

Portraits from Beach Week 2015

Portraits from Beach Week 2015 The truth is, I really don’t like the beach, and that’s putting it mildly.  I just don’t get it.  You sit around roasting, burning and coating your body with slimy stuff, that in the future, will probably prove to be some kind of cancer-causing agent.  I hate it.  So why…

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