Calling All Comedians! Part 1

I love shooting headshots for comedians!  It’s outrageous fun to spend time with someone whose job it is to see things from a fresh perspective, and it boosts the creativity quotient in the shoot to red line levels!  I like to approach the session from two perspectives, first – capture an image that resonates with Read more about Calling All Comedians! Part 1[…]

Next Level Headshots – Unique Headshots for Unique Individuals

When you land on a headshot photographer’s website, one of the first things you notice is that photographer’s overall style.  Do you see prominent similarities to the headshots in the portfolio?  Are the shots all lit in the same way?  All natural light, or all studio light?  How about the background, is it repeated throughout Read more about Next Level Headshots – Unique Headshots for Unique Individuals[…]

Shooting Brian Regan

Shooting comics is a blast!  We’ve done sessions with Rita Rudner, Lisa Lampanelli, John Henson (of course), Soupy Sales, and we recently had a super fun shoot with world class comic, Brian Regan!  Brian is coming off of the first live stand-up comedy TV special in Comedy Central history, “Brian Regan – Live from Radio Read more about Shooting Brian Regan[…]

New York Headshot Photographer Joe Henson photographs Marja Vongerichten, hostess of PBS’s “Kimchi Chronicles”

Last week we had the exciting opportunity to create the new publicity photo for Marja Vongerichten, a previous client who is now the hostess for “Kimchi Chronicles” on PBS. “Kimchi Chronicles” is part travelogue, part food narrative, and part documentary of self-discovery. Marja, a Korean American-Adoptee, explores Korean food and culture, and her unique life Read more about New York Headshot Photographer Joe Henson photographs Marja Vongerichten, hostess of PBS’s “Kimchi Chronicles”[…]

NY Headshot Photographer, Joe Henson photographs Financial Guru, Hilary Kramer!

We were called recently to shoot new publicity photographs for Hilary Kramer, one of Wall Street’s most successful equity analysts and investment managers. Hilary is the editor of three weekly investing services for individual investors; GameChangers, Breakout Stocks Under $10 and High Octane Trader (all for InvestorPlace Media). She is also a regular contributor to Read more about NY Headshot Photographer, Joe Henson photographs Financial Guru, Hilary Kramer![…]

NY Headshot with Marian Fontana Author of “A Widow’s Walk”

My career brings me in contact with fascinating people. I love meeting and working with clients whose lives and experiences inspire and elevate us all. Marian Fontana is such a person. Marian lost her husband, a firefighter from Squad 1 in Park Slope, in the 911 World Trade Center attack. A single mother raising her Read more about NY Headshot with Marian Fontana Author of “A Widow’s Walk”[…]

Session with Susan Narucki, Grammy Award Winning Soprano!

One of the most enjoyable aspects of my job is meeting interesting and talented people and spending time getting to know them and understand what type of photograph they need. We recently had the pleasure of shooting Susan Narucki, Grammy award winning internationally acclaimed Soprano who has been described as “one of the leading interpreters Read more about Session with Susan Narucki, Grammy Award Winning Soprano![…]

Sometimes it’s just about fun!

I recently had an old friend, Scott Baker, actor extraordinaire and master of the arcane sideshow culture, come to the studio.  We are both fans of the old Horror Movies of the 60’s.  For my 10th birthday party, my Mother rented an projector and showed “Village of the Damned” in my basement.  The cement walls Read more about Sometimes it’s just about fun![…]

Drunk Stoned Brilliant Dead

Check out “Drunk Stoned Brilliant Dead“, a recently published coffee table book profiling the writers and artists who made the National Lampoon insanely great.  The image rich book, written by Rick Meyerowitz, the artist who created one of the best known Nat Lamp covers ever, the Mona Gorilla Da Vinci cover, tells the story of Read more about Drunk Stoned Brilliant Dead[…]

Memory Inspired by NPR Show

Driving back from a weekend shoot in DC yesterday, I was listening to NPR.  The subject of the show was learning poems by memory and what effect that had on the “memorizer “.  I love listening to NPR.  The hosts seem so cultured and civilized… reminds me of my old college days, surrounded by people Read more about Memory Inspired by NPR Show[…]