Men's Hair &
One Look: $125
Two Looks: $150
Three Looks: $175
Four Looks: $175
Five Looks: $200
women's hair & Makeup
One Look: $150
Two Looks: $175
Three Looks: $200
Four Looks: $225
Five Looks: $225
Deposits are non-refundable.
Note: Hair and makeup is cash or check and is paid directly to makeup artist at the end of the session.
*Contact us for children’s rates
*Pricing for families and lifestyle shoots start at $750, please contact us for more information.
Where are you located?
Our studio is located in an industrial part of North Hollywood. We have free unrestricted parking right out front, a bathroom, water and lots of snacks.
Do you travel for shoots?
Los Angeles keeps us super busy, so we currently do not shoot anywhere else.
What are your COVID safety protocols?
We ask that you arrive masked. Joanna and the makeup artist will be masked for your entire shoot and we practice social distancing as much as possible. In addition to our normal sanitation practices, we've added UV light sanitizers for makeup brushes. Our studio space is a very large open indoor/outdoor space with a lot of air flow and natural light flowing through. When you book a session, we will send over further safety protocols and procedures in our pre-shoot information packet.
Can I bring a friend to my shoot?
Normally, we'd say the more the merrier, but in COVID times we must limit the number of people in our space. Once you can, just make sure that whoever you bring is supportive and helpful and you are not nervous in front of them.
How far in advance should I reach out to schedule?
To ensure you're getting a date/time that works for your schedule and have plenty of time to prepare for your session, we recommend reaching out at least 6-8 weeks in advance to schedule a session. While we do book up far, if you are flexible, we get cancellations and openings frequently.
Do you shoot at night or on the weekends?
We keep pretty normal business hours, shooting Monday-Friday and do not shoot at night. We will occasionally open up a Saturday shoot date for sessions
Do you keep a cancellation list?
We do! The clients already scheduled with a deposit will be notified first of any cancellations we receive.
Do I have to use your makeup artist?
We don't require you to use our MUA, but we do recommend it. We use the best, they have worked with us for a long time and they understand how our lighting affects makeup and how makeup should appear in headshots.
Can I bring my own makeup artist?
Sure! If you're handling your own hair and makeup, we ask that you arrive to the studio hair and makeup ready to shoot your first look, but your MUA is welcome to come with you for touch-ups and transitions into different looks.
Should men get hair and makeup?
We always leave it up to the client to decide on their hair and makeup needs, but we recommend hair and makeup for men who have lighter skin tones, dark under eye circles or more problematic or uneven skin, a lot of hair, or if you plan to shave during the session.
Will you help me plan my looks?
We leave shoot preparation up to the client. If you're struggling to prep your shoot, we always recommend checking in with your reps and/or acting community for help. People who know you and your work will be able to offer more help in this area. If you'd like help prepping your wardrobe, we have a few stylists we can recommend. When you book a session, we will send our pre-shoot info packet, which does offer a few suggestions for prepping looks and wardrobe. Once you arrive at the studio we look at your options and help decide which ones we think will work best.
How long does a shoot take?
That totally depends on the number of looks you're shooting and if you're using our makeup artist or coming to the studio camera ready. Most shoots take about 2-3 hours max.
What are your children's rates?
For clients 13 and younger, please contact us for rates.
Will my deposit go toward the cost of my session?
Yes! The non-refundable deposit goes toward the cost of the session and you will settle your balance once we're done shooting.
Will I get my entire session?
Yes! We color correct your session and delete any blinky/blurry photos. You will receive an easy to download gallery link with all of your color-corrected photos within 2-4 business days of your shoot. Your gallery is available to share and use for 6 months after your session.
Do I get one free retouch with my session or one free retouch per look with my session?
You get one free retouch of your choice with your session, regardless of how many looks you're shooting. We give you your entire session in high resolution Jpegs and we charge $40 if you want additional retouched images.
What's shooting with Joanna like?
Really fun! Our approach is collaborative. We are kind, warm and nurturing. You are hiring us to help you achieve your next level or new fresh perspective or just getting started. We are here for you. We are bringing our expertise, ease and A-game and we expect the same from you. We are your team for the day and excited to work together towards the same goal. We are doing this all day every day so it's super easy for us. We have found that a super relaxed environment helps it to feel like you're just hanging out with friends and shooting some photos for a couple of hours allowing you to access your sparkle and process. We feed off your energy. Feel free to bring your own playlist to rock out or we have full music services to choose from. Come ready to collaborate and have a successful session!
What's the best advice you can give someone taking new headshots?
Preparation is everything, If you are prepared then you can come in and let it all go. Have fun and trust. Stay present and be open to playing, experimenting and collaborating. Remember to breathe!