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Help! I am nervous about my photoshoot!

Today I want to talk to you about anxiety. It lives inside all of us, and rears its ugly head at all kinds of inopportune moments. Well I am here to tell you that on your shoot day, I have got your back. Nerves are a natural thing and it makes sense that you’d have some butterflies in your belly …

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FAQs

Do you provide a wardrobe? We serve a wide range of diverse clientele that have different needs, so we do not have the ability to provide wardrobe for everybody. We do encourage you to bring a couple different outfit choices to your photoshoot, and we can help make selections for you. We do have an eye for style, and may …

5 Things to know about hiring a professional photographer

There are numerous reasons to hire a professional in any field and “photography” is no different. Most people think that they can do it themselves, or they “have a friend”, or there’s the infamous “my iPhone PRO Max should be good enough… I mean it says ‘PRO’ right in the name”. At the end of the day, the quality of …

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Tips from a Headshot Photographer

Your headshot is your first impression. Depending on what you need your headshot for informs us in what style your headshot needs to be done. Are you an actor auditioning for a heartbroken character? A CEO who needs to update her LinkedIn picture? A realtor who wants their headshot on their business card? Each one of these clients would require …

Local Houston Photographer Recap – 2020 in a Wild Nutshell

Wow! What a year was 2020. At the beginning of the year, we finished our product photography rebrand of a national women’s clothing retailer. We were proud of what we had accomplished there, and were ready to tackle our next project: finding a new studio! In March, we found the perfect space, and began the process of relocating. Within five …

Gorgeous Photoshoot w/ Dominique for Cover of RiverOaks Lifestyle Pub

One of my highlights in my photography career was getting to photograph the great Dominique Sachse of KPRC Chanel 2 News for the cover portrait of River Oaks Lifestyle Magazine. We were hired by the magazine (who naturally called the best photographer in Houston), and given a few samples of styles they wanted for this photoshoot. They picked the venue …

Hi! I’m Red. A Talented Project Manager and Shot Perfectionist of the Team.

Hi! I’m Red. I am the production manager of Chris Spicks Photography, and the main writer of this blog. I will be covering a range of topics that deal with various aspects of photography, modeling, life as a creative, and some other miscellaneous subjects. Through these posts I will share my knowledge, expertise, and experiences to help better inform you …