Personality Galore

When taking portraits, I’m known for pushing people just a little more than they might be used to. In some cases, the person I’m photographing vamps it up even more than I could have expected (as if they were a model in a previous life). In some cases, the result is a portrait that is way different than anything they ever had taken of them before – definitely NOT the same as a snapshot from their pocket digital camera. But in any case, I have LOVED photographing individuals to bring out the best in them, or a side of their personality that they just want to show off.

Below is a sampling of some of my very favorite portraits from 2011. Some of these are “head shots.” Others are simply personality shots.

Think this is something you’d like to try? Let me know – I’d be thrilled to talk to you more about the possibilities.