Joe Henson earned an indisputable reputation as one of the industry's premiere publicity portrait (headshot) photographers. More actors have had their headshots taken by Joe Henson than any other photographer in NYC.
His extensive portfolio contains the photographs of over 17,000 clients, including the famous faces of Annette Bening, Tyler Perry, Dick Cavett, Doc Severinsen, J. K. Simmons, Adam "King Ad Rock" Horowitz of the Beastie Boys, Selma Blair, Sean Young, Robert Downey, Sr., John Henson (of course!), Crispin Glover, Charles Grodin, Soupy Sales, Chubby Checker, Diamond Dallas Page, Jackee, Brian Doyle-Murray, Rita Rudner, Lisa Lampanelli, David Harbour, Kim Rhodes, Brian Regan, Jordan Roth, Daryl Roth and Missi Pyle.
Joe is equally at home shooting actors, CEOs, writers, children, politicians, performers, families, artists, and world famous celebrities. His commercial work has been exhibited in numerous magazines, including Vogue, "O" The Oprah Magazine, Entertainment Weekly, Wired, TV Guide, Soap Opera Digest and the New York Times. Joe's work has also been featured on book jackets, corporate brochures, DVD covers, billboards and in feature films.
Now Joe has also turned his focus to Fine Art Portraiture, capturing his subjects in a unique and dramatic statement.
Joe's Fine Art Photography is currently on display at Contemporary Art and Editions in Millburn, NJ, Mona Lisa Gallery in Maplewood, NJ. and the Kling Gallery in Montclair, NJ.
"After more than 30 years of shooting, I still feel excited every time I pick up my camera. Meeting my sitters, getting to know them and helping them figure out the essence of their image is a creative collaboration that always feels fresh and full of promise. I feel a respect for the importance of the event and am humbled by the trust placed in me. Portraiture is like bottling lightning. I love what I do!"
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