I’ve designed my studio to give my clients the dignified experience they deserve and make it easy for them to get great headshots. The people I photograph are busy executives who have multiple demands on their time. My studio is conveniently located just off Hwy. 101 and San Antonio Rd. making it easy for my clients to stop in, get great photos and be on their way to the next appointment, catch a flight, or head home without the frustration of navigating endless side streets.
I make the people I photograph stand up while we’re working. This helps people feel more confident and makes it easier to show enthusiasm and confidence in company headshots. My career began with a summer job photographing kid's portraits in K-mart department stores, Walmart's slightly higher-priced precursor. I had to sit the kids down to keep them in one place long enough to be photographed. I learned that whenever someone sits down, their posture and their demeanor changed
Making it easy to get company headshots The most important part of my job is helping my clients feel comfortable in front of the camera. Almost everyone feels anxiety in front of the camera with the lens pointing at you and the lights flashing. It’s an intimidating experience, especially when trying to relax and express yourself in your professional headshots. I try not to let my geeky side take control, but I’m really excited about upgrading my lighting to LED. Upgrading my
First impressions set the stage for your success. According to a 2018 paper by Irmak Okten published in the Association of Psychological Science, people make split-second decisions about other’s character, such as trustworthiness and competence, based solely on their facial appearance. According to 2016 research on first impressions, two Princeton researchers found that people judge one another based on one’s appearance within the first 1/10 second of meeting or seeing them.
I've opened Silicon Valley Headshots to provide a service tailored to the needs of businesses. My original business, Professional Headshots Palo Alto, provides for individuals' needs, giving them the customized one-to-one service they deserve. I've spent most of my career working B2B as an architectural photographer specializing in interior design photography as Dean Birinyi Photography. After a few months of working with B2C customers, I realized how I work with individuals