Blog | Mike Glatzer Photography

Table of ContentsHow Much Does A Headshot Cost?The Cost of ExperienceBeginners $25 to $75Amateurs $75 to $250Professionals $250 to $1,000Status $1,000+What is a Headshot Look?Per Look vs. Session Fee vs. All-Inclusive Headshot CostPer LookSession FeeAll-InclusiveSo Which Is Cheaper?DepositsAdditional Headshot Cost ItemsHeadshot EditingHeadshot Digital File DeliveryStudio Vs. On LocationMake-Up & HairFinal Considerations How Much Does A […]

Headshots, Photo Work, Thoughts, Tips And Tricks

May 10, 2021

How Much Does A Headshot Cost?

There’s an art to picking the best colors for photos. It’s like choosing the right colors for a room. Not only do you know it when you see it, but you can feel it. Harmonious color balance can induce specific emotion and change the perceived value of a thing. So, when you’re about to get […]

Headshots, Photo Work, Portraits, Tips And Tricks

April 21, 2021

How To Choose The Best Colors to Wear for Photos

dog trainer wears bright colors for brand shoot

Shooting outside is excellent. Shooting outside with flash is a pain. Personally, I love making that compromise because it looks freaking amazing. In this article, I explain how to light an editorial type runner shoot outdoors in screaming sunlight using High-Speed Sync.

Commercial & Brand, Instruction, Photo Work, Portraits, Tips And Tricks

March 15, 2021

High-Speed Sync Trail Runner

female trail runner stands on path of atlanta park

How much does a portrait photographer cost? Hiring a photographer is like buying a car; you can spend a little for a car that gets you from A to B or spend more on a high-end vehicle that makes your commute feel like a luxury experience. Both have four wheels and A/C, but the difference […]

Photo Work, Portraits, Tips And Tricks

February 16, 2021

How Much Does A Portrait Photographer Cost?

how much does a portrait photographer cost

2020 has really been something. A dumpster fire is the first description that comes to mind. And as we’re counting down the days until 2021 and a year that will hopefully see some semblance of old norms by the summer, I decided to find and appreciate the good things that happened this year. 2020 has been terrible and stressful and painful in numerous ways, but it’s been pretty incredible too. I didn’t realize how good until I started the annual exercise of reviewing my numbers and budgeting for next year (yes, I’m one of those nerds). Here are some of my top moments of 2020, both photographically and personally.


December 16, 2020

My Top 2020 Moments

top 2020 moments

Photography knows no bounds. It is a medium that highlights everything from food to war. Unfortunately, photography has also shown bias in its history. This bias has affected how we photograph BIPOC today and previously. As a photographer, my goal is to show off everyone in their best light; to make my images represent the […]

Commercial & Brand, Headshots, Photo Work, Portraits, Thoughts

November 10, 2020

How I Photograph BIPOC For Portraits And Headshots

black cinematographer with clapboard

When getting your photos taken, there are things you rely on your photographer to do well: posing, lighting, and composition. As a client and the subject, you should be able to show up and let the magic happen, right? There are several things you can do to prepare for your photo session and make it […]

Headshots, Instruction, Portraits, Tips And Tricks

October 14, 2020

How To Prepare For Your Photo Session | A Complete Guide

high school senior sits against krog street graffitti wall for atlanta senior portrait photoshoot

Do you know what to bring to your portrait session? I know, I know – you’re already anxious about looking your best and trying not to look goofy when you pose. Do you really need to worry about more things? By bringing a couple of additional items to your session, though, you can make yourself […]

Headshots, Portraits, Tips And Tricks

September 16, 2020

What Should I Bring To My Portrait Session?

list of what to bring to your portrait session

What do you do if it rains on your photoshoot? If you live in Atlanta, you know that the weather is pretty fickle. The saying goes, “If you don’t like the weather, wait 30 minutes.” That’s fine for everyday activities, but what if you have a portrait session scheduled? Do we pack it in? Do […]

Photo Work, Portraits, Thoughts, Tips And Tricks

August 26, 2020

What To Do If It Rains On Your Photoshoot?

girl leaps with umbrella for rainy photoshoot in downtown atlanta

Going beyond the “About Me” section of my website. This is Story #3 about what inspires my photography. Explosions, electricutions, and inventions; oh my!

Photo Work, Thoughts

August 10, 2020

About Mike – Stories of Why #3

Atlanta engineer and photographer Mike Glatzer

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