Joe Henson is a New York City based actor’s headshot photographer with over 30 years’ and 17,000 clients’ worth of experience. Shooting with a State-of-the-Art Hasselblad medium format digital camera, Joe brings his uncompromising skill to the realm of actor’s headshots, publicity portraits, corporate portraits, family and children’s portraits. Joe also shoots regularly in Washington DC and Boston.  Please check the “Have Camera…Will Travel” link for information on where and when Joe will be visiting your area.  Joe Henson Headshots – “Killing the Game” for over 30 years!

Kerry-Lou’s New Line of Make-up Brushes
Kerry-Lou’s New Line of Make-up Brushes
Posted 5 days ago

Kerry-Lou is my wife and chief Hair and Make-up Artist.  We've been working together for over 16 years and have done thousands of shoots.  Those of you who are lucky…

Kerry-Lou’s New Line of Make-up Brushes
Shooting Brian Regan
Shooting Brian Regan
Posted 4 weeks ago

Shooting comics is a blast!  We've done sessions with Rita Rudner, Lisa Lampanelli, John Henson (of course), Soupy Sales, and we recently had a super fun shoot with world class…

Shooting Brian Regan
Camera Presence Explained
“Camera Presence” explained by NYC Headshot P…
Posted 6 months ago

The most mysterious and fascinating aspect of portraiture and headshot photography is “Camera Presence”.   “Camera Presence” refers to the ability of the subject to make direct contact with the viewer…

“Camera Presence” explained by NYC Headshot P…
Inside the Mind of a Headshot Photographer – Part Tres
Inside the Mind of a Headshot Photographer – …
Posted 8 months ago

I remember reading Andre Gregory’s description of an impromptu headshot session he had with Richard Avedon (who sits at the head of the table in my Pantheon of the Photographic…

Inside the Mind of a Headshot Photographer – …
Personal Work
Personal Work
Posted 9 months ago

I make my living as a portrait photographer, specializing in Headshots for actors, performers, corporate executives, politicians, writers, families, children, and anyone who needs a compelling, attractive, and accurate image…

Personal Work
Top 10 Headshot Pitfalls
Top 10 Headshot Pitfalls and How to Avoid The…
Posted 10 months ago

I have been a professional headshot photographer for more years than most of you have been alive. At last count I have photographed over 17,000 clients including celebrities such as…

Top 10 Headshot Pitfalls and How to Avoid The…
New work with a longtime friend…
New work with a longtime friend…
Posted 1 year ago

Kerry-Lou and I recently had the pleasure of shooting Susannah Solis...yet again! Our first shoot with Susannah was over 9 years ago, and since then we have done her headshots…

New work with a longtime friend…
Inside the Mind of a Headshot Photographer, Part Deux
Inside the Mind of a Headshot Photographer, P…
Posted 1 year ago

I recently had the pleasure of shooting headshots for Actor, Writer, Comedian - David Lee Nelson. David had a wide range of markets that he wanted to address with his…

Inside the Mind of a Headshot Photographer, P…
Stalking the Zen Headshot
Inside the Mind of a Headshot Photographer
Posted 2 years 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 2 years 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…
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