Reno Headshot Photographer

for serious people with heads

If you have a head, chances are that at some point you will need a headshot. Since you landed on this page, this makes us think you are thinking of getting one, which is great news, because this proves that you have a head! Please take a look at the fine selection of heads we've had a pleasure to capture and see if your head would make a good addition to this collection.


Now that you know that we can take fine headshot let's answer the other burning question - how much does a headshot cost? The answer is - it's up to you. Here are our packages:

headshot packages

15 minute session

This package is ideal for those seeking a single, standout headshot. It's hassle-free, whether in-studio or on-location, with your choice of favorite headshot. Light retouching included, plus original and square crops for versatility.


30 minute session

This package is tailored for those who require more than a single headshot. With 7 images included, on-location image  selection, and light retouching, it offers versatility for various uses. Both original and square crops are provided for enhanced adaptability.


90 minute session

Includes the variety of portraits, including classic studio headshots, on location portraits and environmental/ creative shots. Light retouching included. 70 + images delivered via digital download.


need a headshot? Inquire below.

I am on a budget - do you have any other offers?

You'r in luck! We do! We offer monthly Headshot Marathon Sessions. These are preset date and times for headshots that are designed to be more budget-friendly without compromising quality. How do we do it? By scheduling these sessions back to back and dedicating the entire day solely for headshots, we're able to make them more affordable for you. Take advantage of this opportunity by checking out the schedule of our Headshot Marathon Sessions and signing up. Don't worry, even with this option, you still get to choose your favorite headshot on the spot and have the chance to order additional ones if you choose to. All images came with light retouching and next-day delivery. If you can't make it this month, consider next one, or join our mailing list to stay updated on upcoming headshot marathons and secure your spot at a discounted rate of $150.


We understand the urgency of modern life, which is why we guarantee a swift turnaround of just 2 days without sacrificing the excellence you deserve.

Whether you opt for the sleek professionalism of studio headshots or the natural charm of outdoor portrait sessions, rest assured that your satisfaction is our top priority. With us, you'll enjoy a seamless experience from start to finish. We review images together during the session, ensuring every detail meets your expectations. From adjusting poses to capturing authentic expressions, we're committed to delivering headshots that exceed your every requirement, swiftly and impeccably.


In today's digital age, where first impressions often begin online, the significance of a professional headshot cannot be overstated. Whether you're a real estate agent, an engineer, a medical professional, an actor, or a chef, your headshot serves as your virtual handshake, conveying professionalism, approachability, and personality to potential clients, employers, and collaborators.

The approach to headshots varies widely depending on your industry, personal brand, and the message you want to convey. For some professions, such as lawyers and corporate executives, a traditional corporate headshot exudes professionalism and authority, while for others, like authors and entrepreneurs, a more casual and approachable image may be more fitting.

In this guide, we'll explore different approaches to headshots, from traditional corporate portraits to casual and environmental portraits, providing examples and insights into how each style can be utilized to enhance your professional image and achieve your goals.

Traditional Corporate Headshots

Traditional corporate headshots are characterized by their formal and professional appearance, often used for business profiles, resumes, and corporate websites. These headshots typically feature the subject against a neutral background with conservative attire and a focus on a clear and confident expression.

Example: An individual wearing a suit and tie or professional attire, posing against a plain backdrop with even lighting. The expression is serious yet approachable, conveying competence and professionalism.

This type of headshot is most suitable for:

  • Lawyers and Legal Professionals
  • Financial Advisors and Bankers
  • Corporate Executives and CEOs
  • Medical Doctors and Healthcare Administrators
  • Human Resources Managers
  • Marketing Directors and Advertising Executives
  • Accountants and CPAs
  • Real Estate Agents and Brokers
  • Insurance Agents and Brokers

Casual Headshots

Casual headshots offer a more relaxed and approachable alternative to traditional corporate portraits. These headshots may feature the subject in less formal attire and incorporate elements of their personality or interests. They are commonly used for social media profiles, personal branding, and informal networking.

Example: A person wearing casual clothing, posing in a comfortable setting like a coffee shop or outdoor location. The expression is friendly and relaxed, with natural lighting enhancing the casual atmosphere..

This type of headshot is most suitable for:

  • Authors and Writers
  • Freelancers and Entrepreneurs
  • Small Business Owners
  • Life coaches
  • Therapists and Counselors
  • Tech Start-up Founders
  • Social Media Managers
  • Fitness Instructors and Coaches
  • Event Planners
  • Business consultants

Casual headshots can also be suitable for real estate agents, especially if they want to convey a more approachable and friendly image to their clients. It can help them appear more relatable and personable, which is beneficial in building trust and rapport with potential buyers or sellers. Real estate agents can definitely benefit from using casual headshots in their marketing materials, social media profiles, and personal branding efforts.

Environmental and Creative portraits

Environmental and creative headshots combine elements of the subject's surroundings with artistic expression to create visually compelling portraits. These headshots aim to tell a story or evoke a specific mood, often showcasing the subject in their natural or work environment while incorporating creative elements such as unconventional posing, dramatic lighting, or unique compositions.

Example: A fashion designer photographed in their studio surrounded by fabric swatches and sewing equipment, with dynamic lighting emphasizing the textures and colors of their creations. The pose is artistic and expressive, reflecting the subject's passion for their craft.

This type of headshot is most suitable for:

  • Fashion Designers
  • Artists and Creatives
  • Interior Designers
  • Architects
  • Photographers
  • Musicians and Performers
  • Chefs and Food Stylists
  • Environmentalists and Conservationists
  • Travel Bloggers and Influencers
  • Event Planners and Wedding Coordinators

A healthcare professional might opt for a traditional corporate headshot to convey professionalism and trustworthiness to potential clients, while a real estate agent may prefer a creative headshot that showcases their personality and versatility. Similarly, a chef might choose an environmental portrait taken in their kitchen to highlight their expertise and passion for cooking. Regardless of your profession or industry, investing in a high-quality headshot that accurately represents your brand and personality can make a significant impact on your professional image and career success. So, whether you're aiming to impress potential clients, attract job opportunities, or simply establish a strong online presence, investing in a high-quality headshot tailored to your industry and personal brand can be a game-changer in today's competitive marketplace.

Tips on planning your headshots

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Amber Shore Pictures

11 N. Sierra St. Suite #103

Reno NV 89501

(206) 393 7778