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Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored portrait photographers on more than 25 variables across five categories, and analysed the results to give you a hand-picked list of the best portrait photographers in Hollywood, CA.

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Our Selection Criteria:

  • 1. Reputation

    A history of delighted customers and outstanding service.

  • 2. Credibility

    Building customer confidence with licensing, accreditations, and awards.

  • 3. Experience

    Masters of their craft, based on years of practical experience and education.

  • 4. Availability

    Consistently approachable and responsive, so customers never feel ignored.

  • 5. Professionalism

    Providing service with honesty, reliability, and respect.

AZB Studios

AZB Studios operates as a photography and videography company dedicated to helping its customers create long-lasting imagery which demonstrates personality and individuality. Their trained photographer specializes in different areas, including headshots for potential actors, professional headshots for businesses, portraits for individuals or groups, and commercial or special events. People interested in AZB Studios can peruse the company’s portfolios to determine if its quality and style suit their needs. The company serves residents of Los Angeles and the surrounding community. Adam Buchsbaum owns the company and works as its chief photographer. He is a native of the city and enjoys screenwriting, sampling unusual foods, and directing as well as creating high-quality pictures and videos for his diverse array of clients.

Los Angeles, CA(818) 428-0650


David Carlson Photography

David Carlson Photography is a portrait photography studio based out of Los Feliz and serving the greater Los Angeles metropolitan area. It is the original studio for David Carlson, who has more than two decades of experience in the studio and even more behind a camera. Carlson focuses on five primary areas — men, women, children, corporate, and lifestyle photography. His clients have included families and couples as well as corporate executives and the occasional celebrity. Each package includes a meeting or phone consultation and hundreds of images per look. Carlson also offers special rates for retouching photographs, and he is open to group discounts.

Los Angeles, CA(323) 660-0028


Janna Giacoppo Photography

Janna Giacoppo Photography is a headshot and portraiture photographer based in Chicago, Los Angeles and New York and provides quality photographic artistry and portraiture services for models, actors and clients throughout the United States. Janna Giacoppo Photography specializes in capturing the unique and distinctive essence of each subject and Janna's artistry reveals the model's true self in a clean, sharp and direct product. Janna Giacoppo Photography has received excellent client testimonials, offers a variety of services and packages that can be tailored to meet the most discriminating budget and provides personalized estimates and consultations for all photographic and engagements.

Los Angeles, CA(312) 437-5555


Marlow Photography

Marlow Photography is a professional photography business headquartered in Los Angeles, California that serves clients in the wider local metropolitan area and beyond. A specialist in portrait photography services, the company is headed by third-generation professional photography Jonny Marlow, who studied under his father and with both Architectural Digest photographer Mary Nichols and fine art photographer and physicist George Stranahan. Published in Cake, Rogue, and Lux Magazine, Marlow Photography has worked with actors and musicians and provides clients with portraiture and portfolio work for both men and women. The company can be contacted by phone or email for booking purposes.

Los Angeles, CA(818) 359-2750


Photos by Tatsu

Photos by Tatsu is a professional photography company led by visual arts expert Tatsu. Tatsu is a fashion and editorial portrait photographer that conducts his business in Los Angeles, CA. He has been interested in photography since he was a kid and now uses his passion for creating timeless pictures for his clients. Tatsu tailors his work to meet his customers’ requests, but he specializes in creating portraits of his subjects that are centered around fashion, food, art, and music. His work has been featured in many publications, both in the United States and internationally, and he currently produces images that are used by the Lifetime Network.

Los Angeles, CA(323) 915-8239


Saler Photography

Saler Photography is a Los Angeles portrait studio backed by years of experience in the field. The photographer specializes in headshots for men and women and also offers professional hair and makeup referrals if desired. Jesse Saler worked as an actor's consultant at a networking studio for almost 10 years and learned first-hand what TV, film, and commercial casting directors are looking for in a headshot. Today Mr. Saler is dedicated to helping actors become comfortable in front of the camera and shine for that perfect shot, and interested parties can look through a portfolio of photos showcasing varied looks for the same actors and actresses.

Los Angeles, CA(510) 334-2278


Scott Witter Photography

Headquartered in Los Angeles, California, Scott Witter Photography is a professional photography company that serves clients in the wider local metropolitan area. The company has worked with numerous illustrious clients, including Ghiradelli, Arena Swimwear, Discovery Channel, New York Times Magazine, LA Confidential, Forbes, Franchise Times, Taco Bell, and more. Additionally, the work of Scott Witter Photography has been featured in the 2009 and 2015 PDN Faces Photo Contest. The company's services include general portraiture work, life photography, celebrity and travel photo shoots, comedy portraits, pet photography, and more. Scott Witter Photography can be contacted by phone or email for booking purposes.

Los Angeles, CA(562) 279-6036


Sean Patrick Photography

Sean Patrick Photography is an on-location photography company creating one of a kind headshots in Los Angeles, CA. With 15+ years of experience as an actor and photographer, Sean Patrick knows just what his clients need from a headshot to peak the interest of any director. When shooting with Sean Patrick Photography clients can expect to be themselves and be guided by their intuitive feelings. Sean encourages clients to lean into their authentic selves and release their focus on trying to force a pose or expression for the camera. Clients may rely on Sean Patrick Photography for high-quality men's and women's headshots.

Los Angeles, CA(310) 526-1669


Shoot The Head

Shoot the Head is a professional, full service Los Angeles headshot company that specializes in provided portraiture for actors, entertainers, and working professionals. Shoot the Head assists with both hair and makeup styling and performs both studios and on location photo sessions. Each package comes complete with a phone consultation, online proof gallery, and retouched photographs. Members of receive a discount for all services from the company. Owner and head photographer, Kerem Hanci, has prior experience in newspaper photographer and sports journalism and has worked for French paper Midi Libre. Clients of Shoot the Head praise the company's quality work and affordable prices.

Los Angeles, CA(323) 807-5984


Stephanie Girard Photography

Stephanie Girard Headshot/Photography is a premier studio, located in Los Angeles, CA. She received recognition by Backstage Magazine, voted "Best Headshot Photographer in Los Angeles" for 2014, 2015, and 2016. She provides headshots for theatrical and corporate purposes, and her galleries reveal an array of professional images that are clean and vibrant. Clients appreciate Stephanie's ability to connect with and express the personal essence of her subjects, which provides a heightened sense of confidence as they distribute the headshots to potential employers. She offers a variety of packages, as well as hair and makeup services, to meet the needs of her clients. Her studio is furnished with amenities that enhance to shoot experience, which helps to ensure the most effective results as clients feel comfortable and at ease, able to express their authentic selves.

Los Angeles, CA(323) 366-2218


Valentina Socci Photography

Valentina Socci Photographer is a Los Angeles, California based photographic company that has been in operation for over 20 years. Owner and chief photographer Valentina Socci has previously worked as a fashion photographer in Milan for five years, and past clients of hers include Rossi Moda, Rene Vaovilla, and Mastro Raphael. She has had her work published in magazines such as Elle Decor, House Beautiful, and Veranda. Valentina's strong suits include portrait and headshot sessions, celebrity photography, product and commercial documentation, and fashion images. She is active on social media where she maintains a large gallery of her past work for clients seeking to visualize the type of work she produces.

Los Angeles, CA(323) 404-6403


Willo Headshots

Willo Headshots has been serving the entertainment industry in Los Angeles, CA and New York, NY for more than 15 years. Willo Headshots studios are experts at providing major talent agencies across the country with elegant photos of individuals trying to break into the film, TV, stage, and media industries. As a graduate of the Fashion Institute of Technology, William has honed the technical skills needed to portray the true character of his subjects. The regal headshots of those aspiring stars are created by using the correct combination of location, light, technology, and passion. The portrait experience of Willo Headshots also positions them to excel in the fashion photography arena.

Los Angeles, CA(323) 736-1122


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