Arts, Business and Craft of Digital Photography

Headshot workshop

Fine Art Nude Workshop – 2013

Michae Helms headshot - Los Angeles actors Had a fun shoot this past weekend. My friend, Perry Gallagher, and I taught a class on natural light nudes! YAY. Of course, I can’t post those photos here, but I CAN post some other stuff I shot. Here’s a fun image. I was trying out some lighting techniques. This is the lovely Keisha.
Next Workshop: Feb. 9th and 10th, 2013

Actors Headshots / Portraits Workshop – Intro Level on Sun. May 6th

New Workshop Date!

Sunday, May 6th – 10 AM to 4 PM

Sign up – HERE

actors headshots by Michael helms - los angeles k8993

Actors Headshot / Portrait Workshop: TWO DAY INTENSIVE

Sat. February 11th: Intro 10 AM to 4 PM

Sun. February 12th: Basic 10 AM to 4 PM

Intro: $120

Basic $150

Or $200 for Both classes


LA Actors headshots, amanda, by michael helms - Amanda3970w




New Trend for Actors Headshots – Hollywood Glamour!


OLD HOLLYWOOD SERIES – Justin Bowler (1/20/2012)


LA Actors Headshot Justin Bowler by Michael Helms - Studio lighting

Headshot workshop – Intro – This Sat!

This Sat. Jan 21, 10 AM to 4 PM –

This pictures is not quite typical “actors headshots,” but I played with Dinair airbrush make ups (really easy to use, btw) and I thought this would please my “anime fan” followers!  LOL!

Actors Headshots by Michael Helms

Headshot Workshop – NEW DATES – SPRING 2012

Intro Level: Sat. Jan. 21 – 10 AM to 4 PM

Basic Level: Sat. Feb. 11 – 10 AM to 4 PM

Intermediate Level: Sat. March 10 – 10 AM to 4 PM

Advance Level: 2 DAYS – April 21 & 22 – 10 AM to 4 PM.




i just enjoy shooting –

Old Hollywood Portrait style –


Charlie Schlatter

Kerri Kasem


Kaz Matamura

Headshot/ Portrait Workshop – New Dates!

New dates!

Introduction class – 12 students max –

Sunday. October 30

10 AM to 4 PM

(Students who took the basic in Sep may take this class for free)


Basic class – 6 students max

Saturday Nov. 5th

10 AM to 4 PM


Intermediate class – 6 students max

Saturday, Dec. 3rd

10 AM to 4 PM