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Photographer:

Michael Carlo Photography

Location: London
Price: From £180

More about the photographer

Overview

  • Specialism: Actors, Corporate, Dancers, Presenters, Singers.
  • Member of Professional Body:
  • -
  • Lighting: Natural light.
  • Number of photos taken in session: 600+.
  • Cost extra printed photos: n/a.
  • Cost extra digital photos: £20.
  • Contact sheet turnaround: On day.
  • Contact sheet type: Email.
  • Contact sheet photo quantity: 200-250.
  • Touched digital photos included: 3.
  • Prints included: n/a.
  • Delivery: Email.
  • Student Discount: Yes
  • Final turnaround: 5-7 days.

Address

Michael Carlo Photography, www.michaelcarlo.co.uk, Chiswick, London, W4 5EA

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About Photographer

I am a freelance photographer based in Chiswick, London, with a focus towards actor's headshots, portraiture and promotional photographs.

I really love to shoot using natural light as I feel this can really make your photos stand out and bring a unique look to each snap.

Having trained and worked as an actor myself, I understand how to get the best out of those in training, recent graduates, or professionals already in the business looking to freshen up their profiles.

As someone who isn't a fan of having their photograph taken, I completely understand the pain that some actors feel when staring into the lens. But please don't worry, there's no pressure to get it right from the start. I like to keep the sessions relaxed and playful in order to capture something creative and intriguing. We'll have a laugh, get to know each other a bit and I have a few tips and tricks that'll ease you into your shoot, capturing the best of your personality.

Session & Package Details

  • Standard Session: £ 220

    Discount:

    Student Rate - £180

    Time with photographer: 1-2 hours

    Notes:

    Currently shooting outdoors using natural light.Studio setup available in special circumstances.

  • Student Session: £ 180

    Time with photographer: 1-2 hours

    Notes:

    Same great session, money off to buy yourself a couple of extra retouched photos to bulk out your profile! Or keep in your pocket, up to you! 

Reviews

  • Left by selwin, on 24-06-2014

    1 out of 1 people who rated this review found it useful.

    Michael made the whole process really easy. During the session he was very friendly and chatty making sure that I was comfortable in front of the camera. He also worked to ensure that I had a strong range of photos showing a variety of different looks.

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  • Left by celi, on 24-06-2014

    Im so happy witth the result. This was my first head shot shoot and  Michael made the whole experiance very relaxed and profesional. He got the photos to me as soon as possible and helped me select the best ones!  I highly recomend him. Great photographer!!

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  • Left by Domenique, on 25-06-2014

    Michael created a caring, yet professional atmosphere from the moment we began the session & was genuinely interested about me & what I wanted to get from the session; always suggesting varying looks that would benefit my photographs yet creating a proffessional, yet relaxing connection between us. Serious recommendation for anyone searching for that great, natural headshot, with the extra of an enjoyable experience thrown in!  

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  • Left by Sojourner, on 19-07-2014

    I had a really good headshot session with Michael; he was able to put me at ease and therefore managed to get the best headshots from the day. Michael is extremely lovely affable guy who knows how to get the best out of the camera and you. I felt 2 hours was the right amount of time to get a series of really good photos to choose from and I am very happy with the 5 headshots I have received for such a reasonable price!

    Thank you, Michael.

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  • Left by cathyread, on 06-12-2016

    I loved my headshot session with Michael. So relaxed and he helped me get the best out of the session. Got loads of different looks and I loved that he used natural lighting. Really friendly guy and I felt really at ease during the shoot. Super happy with the end results as well! Would highly recommend! 

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  • Left by HDismore, on 06-12-2016

    Michael put me at ease as soon as we met. I had never had headshots taken before, so his friendly personality and genuine demeanour was a joy to work with and be around. He helped me hugely with positions and looks, allowed me to have multiple changes of clothes and really cared about what I required out of the shoot. The photos he sent were of a fantastiic quality and certainly exceeded my expectations of what I would receive from the session. I would 100% recommend Michael and will certainly be using him again if I need more headshots! 

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  • Left by alicey, on 06-12-2016

    I am so pleased with my headshots from Michael - I've always found having my picture taken awkward at best and uncomfortable at worst! However with Michael it was completely different. With his friendly, chatty, and genuinely caring approach I instantly felt put at ease and relaxed. The session was plenty of time to experiment with different positions and looks, and I changed outfit several times. The proofs I was sent completely blew me away - I was spoilt for choice! Super happy with the entire experience, and love my final edited headshots. Highly recommend and will definitely be back!

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  • Left by ellamiddleton, on 12-12-2016

    Thoroughly enjoyed the session! Michael made for a realxed yet enjoyable atmosphere. Had a great variety of photo styles to choose from and am delighted with the final product.A natural and professional looking headshot, for a great price. 

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  • Left by Emmanuela, on 06-02-2017

    I've being an actor for quite a while now and I think that was the only time, a photographer that doesn't know me has managed to take photos that look like me and they represent me in every aspect. Michael was very quick in figuring out my USP and made sure I had enough materrial to choose from. I felt comfortable and relaxed and Michael created an honest and fun atmosphere while shooting. You know when they say:  Your Headshot should be 'you' walking into an audition/casting room on your best day Michael makes sure of that! I'll definitely be going back! 

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