Best Headshot Photographer

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A casual headshot in Palo Alto.

Best Headshot Consultation

“You are the best headshot photographer!” This was an actual comment by a client to me.

With every client we photograph, we have a consultation to understand how they want to be portrayed. Whether the session is at our Palo Alto studio, a company’s office or during a conference, a consultation is essential. Specifically, it helps me gain the trust of the person I will be photographing. Additionally, it give me the opportunity to explain how I achieve a confident, natural looking headshot.

Visit our parent website Hagop’s Photography to learn more about our services.

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On location executive headshot.

“Best Headshot Photographer”

“Best Headshot Photographer”

The comment above happened at our home studio. I was explaining to the client how I photograph headshots, he said smiling, “You are the best headshot photographer!”

I replied, “I have not taken photos of you yet.”

His answer was very interesting to hear.

“I have had my headshot taken many times before at different companies I have worked. None of the photographers had such a consultation with me. You explained what I need to be aware of during the photoshoot and after. You are the best headshot photographer. Visit Our Headshots Portfolio.

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At your office female headshot.

Palo Alto Headshot Photographer

Since I started photography in Palo Alto in 1993, I have learned quite a bit about the photography business. Additionally, I have learned about the Palo Alto and Stanford community and the clients that walk in our door.

We live and work in a highly educated, motivated and innovative area.

We have photographed high school students on their way to college needing their first professional headshots. In contrast, we have also taken headshots for Nobel Prize winners, CEO of companies and startups and everything in between. View the list of companies we have provided photography services for.

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Female headshot Palo Alto.

Receive Your Headshots Immediately

Every headshot photographer has their style of photography and delivery of your photos. Usually, it takes at an average of 3 to 7 days to receive your retouched headshots. Not with us.

Undoubtedly, our headshot delivery style is unique. I enjoy helping you choose and retouching your headshots with you present during your session. Because of this, you will receive your digital photos at the end of your session. In other words, there is no waiting time.  This is the result of more than 30 years of experience in portrait and headshot photography and retouching.

We can use the same workflow when we photograph your team headshots at your office.

You can visit our Team Headshots Page.

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An Attorney Headshot In Palo Alto.

I Am Glad I Asked

Below I tell a story that happened during an attorney photoshoot in Palo Alto. 

I had been providing headshot photography for years for a firm in both their Palo Alto and San Francisco offices. Before I start, the office manager greets me and explains why I was called to do a headshot session. Usually, there are 2 reasons, they hired a new attorney or someone needs to update their headshots. In this case, the attorney wanted a new headshot. She started by saying “I hate my headshot that another photographer took and I would like a new one.”

Here is what happened, the photographer had done a great job for lighting and the photo quality was good. But they did not instruct the attorney on how to smile. After I explained to her how I work on expressions, she worked with me. Following the photoshoot, I helped her choose and retouched her photo. Then she told me, she loved her new headshot. 

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Female headshot Palo Alto.

#1 Headshot Photographer

As business owners do, I look at websites both locally and throughout the nation to see what other photographers post. Basically, I do this to improve my photography and marketing skills. In recent years, we have seen photographers come and go in our area hoping to make a name for themselves. I look at their websites, the quality of their work, pricing and the description of their photography work. As a professional photographer living and working in Palo Alto, has made me understand my clients and their expectations. Therefore, I promise only what I can deliver and strive to exceed their expectations.

Quality Headshots At A Reasonable Price

Quality Headshots At A Reasonable Price

We provide headshot photography for more than 50 startups and companies in Palo Alto, The Silicon Valley and the San Francisco Bay Area.

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