Inside the Mind of a Headshot Photographer

My goal as a headshot photographer is to interpret the presence of each sitter in the most direct way, with as much visual impact as possible. Envisioning the perfect headshot for an actor comes through a balanced combination of experience, perspective, and creativity. When I first meet a potential client, I ask them what their Read more about Inside the Mind of a Headshot Photographer[…]

New Profile Shot for Joe Henson Photography Hair and Makeup Artist – Kerry-Lou!

Kerry-Lou is my super-talented Hair and Makeup Artist! See her work at kerry-lou.com and, of course, all over my portfolio. Kerry-Lou and I have been a team for the past 13 years and the result of that experience together is a psychic connection and seamless execution of our shared artistic vision.  Those of you who Read more about New Profile Shot for Joe Henson Photography Hair and Makeup Artist – Kerry-Lou![…]

A Totally Different Kind of Headshot!

I have recently taken up shooting boxing matches for a friend at ringsidereport.com.  I’ve always been fascinated by the primal drama of boxing and getting the opportunity to shoot a few fights has been both exciting and educational.   So, what does shooting boxing have to do with shooting headshots?  Actually, there are a few Read more about A Totally Different Kind of Headshot![…]

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”[…]

New Beauty Shot for Portfolio

We recently had the pleasure of shooting fashion model, Alicia Ellen Moore! Alicia’s Hair and Make-up was done by Margie Bresciani of Pro-Style-Crew.  Margie is a super talented senior stylist with Kerry-Lou‘s Pro-Style-Crew Beauty team.  Portfolio shoots are an excellent opportunity to expand my lighting repertoire, to experiment with new techniques, which can then be used Read more about New Beauty Shot for Portfolio[…]

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![…]

The Challenge…Joe Henson, NYC Headshot Photographer photographs David Morgan, NYC Headshot Photographer!

David Morgan and I have been competing for clients in the highly specialized world of headshot photography in New York City for almost 30 years.  I first met David in the early 80’s when the headshot market was split between approximately 10 or so professionals, all shooting film, developing signature styles, all carving their niche Read more about The Challenge…Joe Henson, NYC Headshot Photographer photographs David Morgan, NYC Headshot Photographer![…]

Joe Henson photographs Larry Maltz, brilliant jazz guitarist, for his new CD!

I just had the pleasure of shooting a publicity session for Larry Maltz, Jazz Guitarist, for his soon to be released solo CD. Larry has performed and recorded with numerous small Jazz groups, Rhythm and Blues bands, Bluegrass/Country, and show bands as well as solo venues. He has appeared with many club and society bands Read more about Joe Henson photographs Larry Maltz, brilliant jazz guitarist, for his new CD![…]

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”[…]

Susannah wearing Camilla Franks’ Kaftan with Hair, Make-up and Body Painting by Kerry-Lou!

Kerry-Lou, my amazing Hair and Make-up Stylist and Partner worked with Australian designer, Camilla Franks recently.  Camilla designs elegant, sensual kaftans with colorful, handmade graphic prints.  You can check out her story and current line at her new website. Kerry-Lou was inspired to create a series of images incorporating airbrush body paint and Camilla’s beautiful Read more about Susannah wearing Camilla Franks’ Kaftan with Hair, Make-up and Body Painting by Kerry-Lou![…]