The Art and Business of Headshot Photography

A great headshot is the workhorse of the photography world. It has to communicate your trustworthiness, competence, professionalism, and success. Baltimore headshot photographer Vickie Gray will present an overview of the process she uses to create authentic, memorable, high-end headshots. Vickie will share how she prepares clients for their session, including tips on hair, makeup and wardrobe; posing techniques and expression coaching; photo review and selection via tethered capture on her iPad; and basic retouching protocols for both volume and individual headshot sessions. She will offer pointers on how to improve your own headshot photography, whether you are taking a casual headshot for a friend or family member or offering headshots as part of your photography services.

Vickie Gray is a headshot and portrait photographer with a studio in the Hampden arts district. She specializes in business photography that advances your career and enhances your brand. In 2021 Vickie photographed more than 200 headshots, ranging from individuals who book appointments in her studio to on-site location volume headshot sessions for law firms, marketing agencies and manufacturing corporations. She is recognized as one of Baltimore’s “Top Portrait Photographers” by Check out examples of her work at (

Length: 1 hour

Availability: Online any time, or in person within 20 miles of Baltimore MD