Joe Henson is a New York City based actor’s headshot photographer with 30 years’ and 16,000 clients’ worth of experience. Joe specializes in actor’s headshots, publicity portraits, corporate portraits, beauty, family and children’s portraits. Joe also shoots regularly in Washington DC and Boston.  Please check the News link at left for information on where and when Joe will be visiting your area.  Joe Henson Headshots – “Killing the Game” for over 30 years!

Stalking the Zen Headshot
Inside the Mind of a Headshot Photographer
Posted 6 months ago

My goal as a headshot photographer is to interpret the presence of each sitter in the most direct way, with as much visual impact as possible. Envisioning the perfect headshot…

Inside the Mind of a Headshot Photographer
Should a Headshot Photographer Have a “Signature Style”?
Should a Headshot Photographer Have a “Signat…
Posted 7 months ago

Here is a question I have been wrestling with my entire career:  Should a portrait or headshot photographer have a "signature style"?

There are many successful portrait and headshot photographers out there…

Should a Headshot Photographer Have a “Signat…
Fresh faced Shot for our Beauty Portfolio!
Fresh-faced Shot for our Beauty Portfolio!
Posted 1 year ago

My Hair and Make-up Artist, Kerry-Lou, and I are always on the look out for interesting faces to photograph. Every once in a while we summon up the nerve to…

Fresh-faced Shot for our Beauty Portfolio!
New Profile Shot for Joe Henson Photography Hair and Makeup Artist – Kerry-Lou!
New Profile Shot for Joe Henson Photography H…
Posted 1 year ago

Kerry-Lou is my super-talented Hair and Makeup Artist! See her work at kerry-lou.com and, of course, all over my portfolio. Kerry-Lou and I have been a team for the past…

New Profile Shot for Joe Henson Photography H…
A Totally Different Type of Headshot!
A Totally Different Kind of Headshot!
Posted 2 years ago

I have recently taken up shooting boxing matches for a friend at ringsidereport.com.  I've always been fascinated by the primal drama of boxing and getting the opportunity to shoot a…

A Totally Different Kind of Headshot!
Joe Henson photographs Marja Vongerichte
New York Headshot Photographer Joe Henson pho…
Posted 2 years ago

Last week we had the exciting opportunity to create the new publicity photo for Marja Vongerichten, a previous client who is now the hostess for "Kimchi Chronicles" on PBS. "Kimchi…

New York Headshot Photographer Joe Henson pho…
The Top 5 Secrets to Killer Headshots
The Top 5 Secrets to Amazing Headshots
Posted 2 years ago

Having worked in New York City (one of the most actor-concentrated areas in the world) for the past 30 years as a professional headshot photographer, and having photographed over 16,000…

The Top 5 Secrets to Amazing Headshots
New Beauty Shot for Portfolio
New Beauty Shot for Portfolio
Posted 2 years ago

We recently had the pleasure of shooting fashion model, Alicia Ellen Moore! Alicia's Hair and Make-up was done by Margie Bresciani of Pro-Style-Crew.  Margie is a super talented senior stylist with…

New Beauty Shot for Portfolio
NY Headshot Photographer, Joe Henson photographs Financial Guru, Hilary Kramer!
NY Headshot Photographer, Joe Henson photogra…
Posted 2 years ago

We were called recently to shoot new publicity photographs for Hilary Kramer, one of Wall Street's most successful equity analysts and investment managers. Hilary is the editor of three weekly…

NY Headshot Photographer, Joe Henson photogra…
The Challenge…Joe Henson, NYC Headshot Photographer photographs David Morgan, NYC Headshot Photographer!
The Challenge…Joe Henson, NYC Headshot Photog…
Posted 2 years ago

David Morgan and I have been competing for clients in the highly specialized world of headshot photography in New York City for almost 30 years.  I first met David in…

The Challenge…Joe Henson, NYC Headshot Photog…
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