Monthly Archives: April 2014

College Students | San Jose & SF Bay Area Professional Head Shots

This is for all the college students out there. It’s time to put down your smartphone and stop taking those selfies in the ladies and men’s room. You know what I’m talking about, the one with the toilet stall or bathroom sinks in the background. It’s funny though that the light in bathrooms are usually pretty good. Focus here, you’re almost done with college and it’s time to grow up which means you will soon be working on your LinkedIn profile, Twitter account and probably a website. Using a professional head shot will make a huge difference! You will be taken more seriously and look professional. I’ve had more college students contact me to schedule their head shot when they return to town. I know funds can be tight but if you would like to join in a group session it will be less of sticker price for you. My normal pricing begins at $150 but with a group of 5 it can go down to $115. You can opt for a casual/business head shot outdoors too. Contact me for ideas and what to wear.

This model is wearing a brightly colored dress with a not so busy print in a casual setting. She can use this as her LinkedIn portfolio, Twitter profile, her website and her digital business card.

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Relay for Life Almaden | May 17 & 18, 2014 | San Jose Event Photographer

Relay For Life / May 17-18 @Castillero Middle School. Walk with me and my team {Charlie’s Angels} on Sat anytime you are available. Join my team at:
If you cannot walk with me please consider a donation. Every donation no matter how small makes a difference.
I also still need team members for my dodgeball team. Let’s kick cancer together!
And of course I am an event photographer so I will be capturing the ceremonial events when I can.

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iPhone Art | San Jose and Bay Area Landscape Photographer | #iPhoneography

Having an iPhone can be a huge advantage when hiking or on a run. It’s very lightweight that even the most pickiest runner/hiker like me won’t be bothered with carrying cumbersome and heavy equipment. I take my iPhone everywhere and the added bonus is I get to listen to my playlist while exercising. Woot, Woot!

Here are a few images I took while out on a run. Stopping to take a few landscape and art pics here and there has it’s advantages when I really need to catch my breath! I hope you enjoy my iPhone art landscapes. Oh, by the way, these were taken with the iPhone 4s and edited in Snapseed. I had photographed an image with my 4s late last year and I actually sold an 11×14 canvas of that image. If you are interested in purchasing any of my landscape and art images, they will print up to an 11×14 Portrait or Canvas. Please message me at I also offer a How to take Better iPhone Images class and how I edit them in Snapseed. If you are interested in that class as well let me know and I’ll have you join the next class.

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Bay Area Commercial Photographer | Website Images for Businesses

Happy Monday! Wanted to share an image a company requested that included movement, business and the hustle and bustle of a downtown scenery. I chose San Pedro Square as the backdrop and even on a Saturday afternoon it was quite busy. If you are needing business images for your website, contact Charlene for a quote. Pricing starts at $250. Charlene photographs products, places, and of course head shots. Update your business website images and your head shot by giving Charlene a call today!
Business Website Image

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Head Shot for 95120 Lifestyle Magazine – San Jose & Bay Area Photographer

Have you received the latest issue of 95120 Lifestyle Magazine? Meet Haryl Pascal who dons the front cover. Is this issue he answers 6 things you must know before selling your house. He’s a real estate agent with Coldwell Banker and if you have questions on selling/listing your house please give him a call.

Haryl Pascal
Direct: (408) 505-6429
Fax: (408) 355-1599
CA Lic. #01749728

If you would like to advertise in the next issue of 95120 Lifestyle Magazine please contact Chrissy Derksen. Chrissy can be reached at I have been an advertiser since the premiere issue and exposure in this beautiful magazine has not only boosted my visibility but I’ve also gained new clients through advertising.

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