Tips for Actor Headshots – Getting the most out of your photoshoot

Getting your headshot as an actor can sometimes feel like a mini-overwhelming chore. How many looks do I need? What are my types? Who do I shoot with? How much is this going to cost me with the photoshoot, editing & retouching, printing, and uploading onto all the actor websites? No need to stress. Yes itย canย be a bit costly, but…

Jerome & Nikki’s Maternity Shoot w/ Extra Memories ;)

So this was a special shoot for my dear friends Jerome and Nikki. And as I write this, they are at the hospital expecting Liam to arrive ๐Ÿ™‚ Met Jerome and Nikki a while back. Theyย took me to Vegas. Iย was fortunate to meet him again in the future and to have worked with him closely for a few years teaching…

Photoshoot with Tim Neff

Had a fun shoot yesterday with the multi-talented Tim Neff. Covered a few sporty styles. Here’s some shots from the shoot. More to come… Also view him in my gallery of “People”…which I may have to rename and categorize. Maybe a category for….athletes?….fitness?…… I’ll think of something ๐Ÿ™‚ Gallery here:ย http://davidchanportfolio.com/portfolio/people/

“She Rises” Conference 2016 at the Dolby Theater

I got to spend my Friday afternoon and evening at the Dolby Theater as a photographer for the conference. It was my first time there, and it was beautiful. Check out more photos here on my site: http://davidchanportfolio.com/portfolio/she-rises-conference-2016/ Here’s a few samples:

Welcome to the 2016 David Chan Portfolio

As you can see, the site has been revamped a lot. I’m utilizing a nifty wordpress theme that saved me loads of time, but I’m pretty happy with how it showcases my work. I’m putting my photography work now upfront and center. I still do some light web work and will find a place for that somewhere on the site…

Shota Tamada Musical Shoot

These are from not too long ago when I did a photoshoot with Shota Tamada. He is an actor specializing in action! He also wrote and shot his own feature film. Along with film work he also dabbles in music and is recording an album. He says his music style is reminiscent of the 80’s. Here’s some photos from the…