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Testimonial by Megan | Raleigh Head Shot Beauty Photographer

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I contacted Kathy after I saw beautiful pictures of my friend Nan and her adult children. I was a little envious how beautiful they all looked and how clear the picture quality was! I had always wanted to have professional pictures done of me and my son, but never knew who to contact. I contacted Kathy, saw more of her beautiful photos and was sold! I booked a date,and had beautiful photos done of me and my son that I will treasure forever. Kathy made me feel very comfortable in front of the camera (I’m VERY camera shy) and knew which poses would work best, what outfits would work well, lighting, etc. The experience was all very positive. I would highly recommend Kathy Howard Photography– she’s a pro!
Megan Tripi

Contact me for your complimentary consultation!

kathy@kathyhowardphotography.com OR 919-538-8987

~Kathy

Head Shot Mini Session First Wednesday of every month, next up November 4th

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Melanie | Raleigh Head Shot and Personal Branding

Melanie came to my studio for a personal branding session.  What is that you may be thinking?

A personal branding session is like a head shot & beauty shoot, all in one.  Focusing on your personality.

We capture images that you can use for your business, website, social media, business card, book cover, newsletters, dating websites… etc!

Together, we plan your ideal custom session and capture images you are proud & excited to share.

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Melanie wanted some indoor studio & some outdoor, to spotlight her booming CABI business & her sparkling personality.

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During the planning process, Melanie knew she wanted my pink backdrop with this teal sweater – it’s perfect!

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We took it outside for some awesome action shots on Glenwood Ave!

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Simply beautiful!

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Back to the studio for a wardrobe change & my favorite – dancing

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During the pre-session consultation we decided to end the shoot with a vintage look.

Melanie loves vintage, and I knew she’d be the perfect subject for this pose that I’ve been waiting to try.

This is one of her top favorites – mine too 🙂

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I can’t stress enough how important it is to have gorgeous photos that you are proud of for your own personal branding.

I am now booking custom head shot, beauty & personal branding sessions through March 2016

Contact me for your complimentary consultation!

kathy@kathyhowardphotography.com OR 919-538-8987

~Kathy

Head Shot Mini Session First Wednesday of every month, next up November 4th

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Eyes | Raleigh Head Shot Photographer

This handsome 9th grader joined us for his Mom’s custom head shot session. He was a fabulous assistant and perfectly patient- but when I saw those eyes through my lens, well, I was blown away!

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Full blog post coming soon!

~Kathy

Now booking custom family, head shot & high school senior sessions through APRIL 2016

Head Shot Mini Session First Wednesday of every month, next up October 7th

Please inquire:919-538-8987  or  kathy@kathyhowardphotography.com

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Ruth | Raleigh NC Head Shots

World traveler Ruth flew in from Iowa for her head shot mini session.

She has been using iPhone photos & snaps for her social media & speaking engagements … well, no more!

A natural beauty, all the way around.

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Head Shot Mini Session First Wednesday of every month, next up October 7th

Now booking custom family, head shot & high school senior sessions through APRIL 2016

Please inquire:919-538-8987  or  kathy@kathyhowardphotography.com

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Mayfield Family | Raleigh Family Photographer

You are going to love this session!

It all started with Mom contacting me to book head shots for her husband.   Then she realized they hadn’t had family portraits in a while, and her little man is growing fast.

We decided to meet in the studio, shoot head shots for Dad & portraits of Mr. M and his awesome t-shirt (find it HERE).

This little guy.  Oh my gosh.  Just TOO much 🙂

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Dad’s turn.

As great to photograph as his son.

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Then a few family shots, while we waited for the rain to pass (my fingers were crossed!)

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Yes, it was humid & hot post summer rain …  but they were troopers all the way.

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I love this look for a little boy.

And Mr. M likes it so much he crosses his legs in all his pictures now says Mom lol!

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Simply gorgeous.

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~Kathy

Now booking custom head shot & family portrait sessions through FEBRUARY 2016

Head Shot Mini Session First Wednesday of every month

Please inquire:919-538-8987  or  kathy@kathyhowardphotography.com

Custom sessions including family, high school senior, head shots, glamour, boudoir.

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Melanie | Preview | Raleigh Beauty Photographer

A little preview from today’s studio beauty shoot!

One of the sweetest & most kind-hearted people I know 🙂

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~Kathy

Now booking custom head shot, glamour & boudoir sessions through FEBRUARY 2016

Head Shot Mini Session First Wednesday of every month

Please inquire:919-538-8987  or  kathy@kathyhowardphotography.com

Custom sessions including family, high school senior, head shots, glamour, boudoir.

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Siera | Raleigh Portrait Photographer

Earlier this month these three beautiful women met me in the studio to celebrate their friendships & birthdays!

A portrait party for three.

I think you can tell from this image just how much fun we had 🙂

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Today, I share with you a few images of Siera.

Sparkling personality, confidence & oh those eyes!

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~Kathy

Now booking custom head shot, glamour & boudoir sessions through FEBRUARY 2016

Head Shot Mini Session First Wednesday of every month – next up September 2nd

Please inquire:919-538-8987  or  kathy@kathyhowardphotography.com

Custom sessions including family, high school senior, head shots, glamour, boudoir.

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Lisa | Raleigh Head Shots Photographer

Lisa came to my studio a few months ago for a custom head shot session.

She wanted to update her corporate profile image – fresh & approachable.

 She also wanted capture some of her beautiful sparkling self ( I may have persuaded just a bit!)

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*Every woman deserves to exist in photographs, beautifully*

My turn is coming up the end of this month, and I just.can’t. wait.!!

~Kathy

Now booking custom head shot & personal branding sessions through DECEMBER 2015

Head Shot Mini Session First Wednesday of every month – next up September 2nd

Please inquire:919-538-8987  or  kathy@kathyhowardphotography.com

Custom sessions including family, high school senior, head shots & *NEW* personal branding!

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Jay | Raleigh Head Shots NC

Meet Jay.

Recent culinary school graduate.  Came into the studio for some fresh & contemporary head shots for his blog & web.

Please enjoy images from his session &  brief interview with Jay

(and make sure to scroll to end of post for a delicious recipe!)

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What inspires you daily?

I like to try new and different things, and pictures of my friends things push me harder to try and do better things myself. I also prefer to do something new verses something safe.

What are your most essential tools & why?

The things I use the most are an electric scale, because weight is so much more accurate than volume. For example with flour if a recipe calls for a cup of flour the weight varies greatly weather the flour is loosely packed or is tightly packed which will through off the whole recipe. Another thing I use a lot is a silicon spatula. They don’t melt or burn, they can stand up to over 500°F temp. which is higher than home ovens go, and they are flexible to scrape out all the goodness.

Where do you like to go eat pastry locally?

Hereghty Patisserie is my favorite pastry shop. It’s a European sweet shop which is big on flavor, and lite on sweet. Not like all those cloyingly sweet, heavy, and one note American desserts where all you really taste is sugar. Also they great coffee from what some of my friends have said. I don’t drink coffee; I use it as an ingredient a lot though.

What are your favorite flavor combinations?

Cardamom and orange, cherry and pistachio, and caramel and rum. I cook with alcohol a lot to boost flavor, and it adds a nice sensory perception of warmth especially to cold desserts.

What pastry are you known for?

The two things I’m best at are breads and chocolate, but I am best known for great bread.

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There is a really good German Christmas cookie called a Spritz cookie. It’s my favorite cookie.

2/3 C Butter

1/2 C Sugar

1/2 C Hazelnut Flour

1 egg white

2/3 C Cake Flour, sifted

A Pinch of Vanilla, Cinnamon, Nutmeg, Salt, Cardamom

Blend soft butter and sugar on medium speed with paddle attachment until smooth.  Add egg white and vanilla; scrape down bowl, making sure the mixture is smooth.  On low speed, mix in flours and spices until just blended. Pipe with a star tip into rosettes (1 ½ in), and squish the center with your thumb. Fill the center with raspberry jam (any jam will do, raspberry is traditional, but you might try orange marmalade)

Bake at 375°F until lightly brown.They’ll be soft when they come out but will crisp up when cool.

Enjoy!!

~Kathy

Now booking custom head shot & *NEW* personal branding sessions through DECEMBER 2015

Please inquire:919-538-8987  or  kathy@kathyhowardphotography.com

Head Shot Mini-Sessions FIRST WEDNESDAY of every month, in the studio.  14 Glenwood Avenue.

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Jay | Raleigh Head Shot Photographer

Today I share a preview from last Friday’s custom head shot session.

We captured several different looks, but this one ‘takes the cake’! (pun intended)
Jay is an up and coming pastry chef, soon to be working in the Triangle area.

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We had a great time & great conversations about lots of local eateries!

More soon!

~Kathy

Now booking custom head shot & *NEW* personal branding sessions through DECEMBER 2015

Please inquire:919-538-8987  or  kathy@kathyhowardphotography.com

Head Shot Mini-Sessions FIRST WEDNESDAY of every month, in the studio.  14 Glenwood Avenue.

Custom head shots, beauty, family, high school seniors

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Portrait Photographer Raleigh NC

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