Professional Headshot Pricing and Session Info

The Process

1. Before Your Session

  • A few days before your session, we’ll speak over the phone about where you are in your career and where you’re going. I’ll answer all your questions. This will help me understand who you are as a person and what you need me to do.

  • I'll send you a tip sheet with suggestions about what you can do to prepare for your session. 

2. During Your Session

  • There's no time limit on your session. We don't take any longer than we need, but I won't rush you out the door.

  • I ask you to bring in 6 - 12 different outfits. We'll work together to choose the ones that work best for you and send the right messages. 

  • I’ll coach you on expression, posture, and pose and elicit authentic expressions of confidence and approachability in your headshots.

  • We’ll stop to review our work on my computer a couple of times during your shoot. You’ll address the camera more confidently once you see how good you look.

3. After Your Session

  • At the end of your session, we’ll sit down and review your photos. You’ll pick your favorite shots to be professionally finished. I’ll offer as much help and guidance as you want from my expert perspective. 

  • I'll send you photos off to be retouched by a skilled and talented artist. He adds the final polish to give you magazine cover quality headshots.

  • In about a week, I'll send both high-resolution and low-resolution JPEGs to you via WeTransfer. I include a third version sized and cropped specifically for LinkedIn and social media.

Jessie Zhou, Attorney. Woman's Executive headshot by Dean Birinyi Photographer
Professional headshot of a confident woman with brown eyes wearing glasses

The Price

My executive headshot session fee is $400.

Each headshot you choose costs $150, which includes professional retouching to give you magazine cover quality images.

  • No time limit on your session.

  • Unlimited outfit changes.

  • Multiple backgrounds.

  • You're going to look good.


Hairstyling and Makeup by our in-house makeup artist, Sarah, is an additional $250

  • Sarah works with us throughout your session to fine-tune your hair and makeup for each outfit.

Open Saturday for your convenience.



If at the end of your session, you do not feel you look good in your photos, I will refund your session fee in full, or additional photographs that do meet your expectations will be created before you leave the studio.

Want to learn more?

The Executive Headshot Success Guide teaches you all you need to know to make good decisions about your headshots and your photographer.


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Table of Contents:

Handshots & Handshakes

Every picture tells a story

Why Hire a Pro

Controlling Perceptions

Selecting Your Photographer

The wrong photographer will not give you the right headshots

Dressing for Success

Combining style with professionalism

7 Essential Headshot Tips for Men

9 Key Headshot Tips For Women

Don’t Sit For It

Projecting Strength and Confidence in Your Headshots

Selecting Your Headshot

Setting the stage for your next career move

Projecting Your Executive Presence

Promoting engagement with your headshots

Executive Headshot Success Guide

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