Photographing people in an authentic way is my favorite kind of portrait. So when I was hired for a Commercial Shoot to get headshots of individuals who need help getting back on their feet, it seemed outright wrong to shoot traditional headshots. So instead, this is how it went down… Me: You can hang out here and chat. You don’t have to smile or even look at me. Just be yourself. Everyone: Oh, I can do that! Check out Shoot #2 of LifeMoves. [Click here to see Shoot #1.
When you live in the San Francisco Bay Area — one of the most expensive areas in the country — it can take a few or even one unexpected life change to put you in dire straits. I’ve always believed this shocking reality. People who find themselves in these situations can be anyone: our teacher, our friend, you, me. So my Commercial Shoot at LifeMoves, a nonprofit that helps individuals and families in these transition stages get back on their feet, was one of the most touc