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Santa Cruz Real Estate Headshots – Team and Individual

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Santa Cruz Real Estate Headshots – Team and Individual

Look, I know headshots are not everyone’s favorite – it’s often thought of as a “necessary evil” – kinda like going to the dentist. Except I can promise you one thing, it won’t be painful, and instead of coming back to me every 6 months, what I do for business professionals will serve them for a decade. And the best thing? Every year you have this new headshot, you’ll like it more. Heck, by the time that decade comes around, you’ll be so fond of that photo you’ll seriously consider never replacing it. But you will. And you will call me.

Enjoy my favorite business headshots from this amazing Santa Cruz real estate team, including their mascot. Go Team!

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Santa Cruz Headshot

This was a quick headshot for one person in Santa Cruz, California. We met up near Crow’s Nest at Twin Lakes beach on a weekday morning, and our goal was to get a few different backdrops that felt natural without distracting from the subject. The first shot is with the ocean in the background, the wood shot is the side of the restaurant in a breezeway, and the last shot I positioned my subject in the shade, with some nice, sunlit green foliage in the background. All in about 15 minutes, easy!

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Editorial Portrait: Bike Doctor @ Pleasure Point, Santa Cruz

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Editorial Portrait: Bike Doctor @ Pleasure Point, Santa Cruz

A magazine contacted me recently to photograph this local doctor for a story they are writing about him. The only qualifications were to get some portrait and landscape orientation shots, and to make sure the subject brought his bike along to use as a prop. Since he's also a surfer, we met at Pleasure Point in Santa Cruz to get a unique setting/backdrop for the shots. Here's a couple of my faves from the session:

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Santa Cruz Lifestyle Business Portrait Session at Wilder Ranch

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Santa Cruz Lifestyle Business Portrait Session at Wilder Ranch

Brenda needed some portraits for her new real estate venture, but she wanted more of a natural lifestyle feel to the photos than your typical executive headshot. She sent me a few sample images for the look and feel she was going for, so I suggested a natural light shoot at Wilder Ranch in Santa Cruz. It’s very rustic, with lots of old buildings, barns, distressed wood textures, rickety fences – the perfect backdrop for Brenda’s vision. 

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