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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.

Custom head shots, beauty, family, high school seniors

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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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Whitney | Raleigh Head Shots

Meet Whitney.

Program Assistant at Shop Local Raleigh & Greater Raleigh Merchant Association.

She was in the studio last week to update her head shot.

Loved capturing her vibrant personality & simply gorgeous self.

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I am not sure really who laughed more, me or her!

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Cannot resist posting the b/w version.

Me oh my Whitney.

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One huge advantage to having an onsite professional hair & make-up artist – we can change your look easily.

Love a bold red lip & clean stripes.

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~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

Head Shot Photographer NC & Triangle

Portrait Photographer Raleigh NC

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Jennifer | Raleigh Head Shots

Meet Jennifer.

Executive director with Shop Local Raleigh & Greater Raleigh Merchants Association.

We first met online, & then met in person at 6am for the set up of Slide in the City!

(Wasn’t anticipating – good thing I wore my best workout hat & yoga pants lol)

I noticed her online head shot was a phone snap, and approached her with the idea of updating with a professional studio image.

Colorful, approachable & a woman who gets things done!

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~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

Head Shot Photographer NC & Triangle

Portrait Photographer Raleigh NC

Family Photographer Raleigh NC

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Lisa Preview | Custom Head Shot Session

Lisa came to my Glenwood Ave studio yesterday  for a new corporate head shot.

We captured that + more casual looks that really spotlight her dazzling personality!

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xo

~Kathy

Now booking custom head shot 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, glamour, family, high school seniors

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Ginny | Raleigh NC Head Shots

You may remember beautiful Ginny from her gorgeous sun-filled picnic in the field engagement session.  (click to view)

Now, she is a happily married woman.

Now, she’s focusing on career.

Now, she is on FIRE!

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Head shots are  the new handshake.  What does your profile pic say about you?

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Every custom head shot session is one of a kind, to suit you and reflect your personality.

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.Custom sessions allow enough time for up to 5 wardrobe changes.

Flexibility to have some fun & capture your true beauty.

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A professional hair & make-up artist will be with us for your entire session, allowing us to change to your look as you choose.

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I offer head shots for business professionals, models & actors in my private natural light Glenwood Avenue studio.

I also offer corporate and on location head shot packages.

I’d love to help you plan your perfect session!

Contact : kathy@kathyhowardphotography.com   or 919-538-8987

View my head shot gallery HERE.

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~Kathy

Now booking 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, glamour, family, high school seniors

Head Shot Photographer NC & Triangle

Portrait Photographer Raleigh NC

Family Photographer Raleigh NC

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Overture Networks Head Shots | Raleigh Durham Airport

I really enjoy photographing head shots.  Showing people that they DO look good in pictures!

This client contacted me in need of head shots for a new website & Linkedin updates.

Approachable, lively & energetic were the goal words.

We chose the Raleigh Durham International Airport as the location.

And what resulted is what I’d call a perfect match.

A great group of folks to work with as well – kind & patient while I kept up with the changing light & sometimes busy background!

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Looking forward to seeing the new  website!

~Kathy

Call or email me today to inquire about a custom head shot session – on location or in studio.

919-538-8987  or  kathy@kathyhowardphotography.com

~Kathy

NOW BOOKING : 2015 SESSIONS through August 2015

Custom head shots, glamour, family, high school seniors

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The Glenwood Avenue studio is OPEN!

Contemporary portraiture including head shots, glamour, boudoir & magazine style imagery.

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Laurie | Raleigh NC Head Shots

 

Meet beautiful Laurie!

 Writer, Blogger, Influential speaker, Strategist & Cat Lover.   Find her online : here .

Laurie contacted me because she needed professional head shots.

To reflect her confident, holistic self.  “Myself, only better”

(Thankful my client & friend Ginny referred Laurie – you may remember Ginny’s sun & love-filled engagement session : here.)

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Here are a few of  the favorites from the session …

and make sure to scroll all the way through for a few behind the scenes snaps!

 

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You know I have to capture at least a few laughing candid moments – life’s too short not to!

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A few fun behind the scenes snaps with the fabulous Joanne with www.joannemaye.com

Another terrifically fun head shot session- lucky me!

 

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Such a great time – thank you Laurie 🙂

~Kathy

Call or email to inquire about custom head shot sessions!

 kathy@kathyhowardphotography.com   919-538-8987

NOW BOOKING : 2015 SESSIONS through August 2015

Custom head shots, glamour, family, high school seniors

Click to FOLLOW ME on FACEBOOK

The Glenwood Avenue studio is OPEN!

Contemporary portraiture including head shots, glamour, boudoir & magazine style imagery.

Head Shot Photographer NC & Triangle

Portrait Photographer Raleigh NC

Family Photographer Raleigh NC

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Happy 2nd Birthday Raleigh Brewing! | Raleigh Photographer

Last Fall I had the privilege of photographing my favorite brewery & their awesome staff!

This was my second go ’round, as their business and their staff has grown exponentially and it was time an update.

It’s no wonder that their business is booming – the staff, location, and most importantly the beer is the BEST in the Triangle!

(in case you didn’t know, I am a beer snob & lover!)

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HAPPY 2nd BIRTHDAY RALEIGH BREWING & ATLANTIC BREW SUPPLY!!

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the almost spill… 🙂

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And on top of photographing the staff, I took some stock images for their marketing use.

From this …

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To this …

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Yeah, I think it’s pretty cool!

I’ll be at the birthday party tomorrow – hope to see you there!

~Kathy

 

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NOW BOOKING : 2015 SESSIONS through AUGUST!

Call or email : kathy@kathyhowardphotography.com   919-538-8987

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Laurie Head Shot Session | Preview

Today I share a  preview from this week’s custom head shot session…

A fun &  laughter filled morning in the studio with this gorgeous and sparkling beauty!

So tough to choose just one ~

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~Kathy

Click to FOLLOW ME on FACEBOOK

NOW BOOKING : 2015 SESSIONS through AUGUST!

Call or email : kathy@kathyhowardphotography.com   919-538-8987

The Glenwood Avenue studio is OPEN!

Contemporary portraiture including head shots, glamour, boudoir & magazine style imagery.

Head Shot Photographer NC & Triangle

Portrait Photographer Raleigh NC

Family Photographer Raleigh NC

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