June 3, 2022

Fine Art Black and White Headshots for Travis

Fine art black and white headshot for Travis Swanson.

I love photographing Fine Art Black and White Headshots. After posting some on my Instagram, Travis reached out to me to get some of his very own (though I think I’ll be back soon to photograph the rest of his sweet family). Travis and I know each other through his wife, Emily, who owns Alphalit […]


March 8, 2022

Professional Headshots That’ll Get You Noticed: Nick

Professional headshot of man leaning against a wall

When Nick reached out to get Professional Headshots, he had one request: no boring blue background. Hahaha, I love that! I told him that we could get out of the office and shoot some more relaxed headshot portraits and he agreed. After getting snowed out a few times (literally), we finally found a really nice […]

headshots, Personal

March 7, 2022

A Photographer’s Headshots

A Photographer's Headshots shot by his wife, he is sitting on a chair touching his head

A Photographer’s Headshots should be a must for every photographer. If you’re shooting them yourself, it forces you to think very purposefully about your posing. Also, you have to know your camera settings inside and out. It’s a great exercise for any photographer, from newbie to veteran. Also, shooting a photographer’s headshots can be nerve-wracking. […]

Boudoir, headshots, Model Portraits, Personal, Secret Sessions

March 6, 2022

Sexy Headshots of My Wife

sexy headshot of wife wearing husbands white button down shirt biting her finger

There was no specific reason to photograph these Sexy Headshots of My Wife, Tyler, but that didn’t stop me. I’ve been playing around with my style recently, as I tend to do every few years. While avoiding being trendy, I am constantly evolving as a photographer and artist. I read fashion magazines and wedding magazines, […]


January 25, 2022

5 Reasons Why You Need New Headshots

5 Reasons You Need New Headshots, shown by gorgeous blonde female realtor

Today we are answering the question about when to update your headshots with this post, 5 Reasons Why You Need New Headshots. 5 Reasons Why You Need New Headshots There are so many reasons people need fresh headshots, and I can brainstorm a ton of reasons you need to email me to schedule yours (by […]


January 23, 2022

Luxury Headshots in Black and White for Kristen

Luxury Headshots in Black and White I’ve been on a headshot shooting spree lately, and I’m loving it (check out these upscale headshots for fitness coach Ashley in St. Louis)! Today’s post showcases my new realtor friend, Kristen Christianson. We recently connected after being Instagram friends for some time. I had a vision of some […]


October 23, 2019

Linked In Headshots for Lindsey

It’s SO important to keep your headshot fresh! It was only a year ago that I photographed Lindsey’s bridal portraits at Carnall Hall, and I was so happy when she reached out to shoot headshots. She has a killer job at RedBull (one of my favorite things on earth) and always needs pictures for meetings […]


October 9, 2019

CB Lettering Headshots and Portraits

calligrapher and designer posed at her desk workspace

Being in the wedding industry here in Northwest Arkansas, I have the unique opportunity to meet some of the best and most talented wedding vendors. Corey recently whipped up some incredible wedding envelopes for Tyler and me with her beautiful calligraphy skills. Returning the favor, I wanted to go photograph her in her beautiful workspace […]


May 31, 2017

Bonnie’s Updated Actor Headshots

Hey everybody! It’s important for actors to keep updated headshots if their look changes so their profiles reflect their current look for casting directors.  Since Bonnie’s look has changed (haha, that girl is always changing her look!), we decided she needed a new headshot.  Here are a few of my favorites… Talk to you soon, […]


October 17, 2016

Hollywood Headshots for Bonnie

Hey everybody! I’ve been so fortunate to have so many shoots in California recently – of course I love my home in Fayetteville but it’s nice to spend time on the west coast as well. Y’all surely know Bonnie (she’s been on the blog plenty!)… well, I’ve been shooting headshots for her while she’s out […]


October 13, 2016

Hollywood Actor Headshots for Pia

Hey everybody! One of the amazing people I’ve met lately during my recent trips to Los Angeles is Paola (she’s been on the blog recently, so she might look familiar). She’s a feisty and fun young lady with a huge laugh. I recently photographed her hollywood headshots with a more edgy look (as opposed to […]


October 5, 2016

More Headshots for… ME

Hey everybody! Yesterday was my 3200th blog post!  That’s nuts! I don’t love having my picture made. I never know what faces to make, and I constantly wonder if I look stupid or awkward or uncomfortable. That is, unless I have a good, relaxing photographer shooting me. That is what happened recently for my new […]


October 3, 2016

Actor Headshots for Paola

Hey everybody! I’ve got another actor headshot post for you today… Which turned into a little fashion shoot with Paola who was seriously fun to shoot! Like the last few, I sent her questions to answer for her blog post. 1. Tell me about you in 140 characters or less. Puerto Rican girl with a […]


October 2, 2016

My New Headshots

Hey everybody! From time to time, it’s important to have your picture taken as a photographer. Putting yourself in the shoes of your clients keeps you in tune with what a grueling and nerve-wracking experience having your photograph made can be. I recently sat down for some new headshots (I haven’t had any pics of […]


September 27, 2016

LA Headshots for Nicki

Hey everybody! I’ve got another headshot/model shoot for your today. It started as a headshot shoot, but Nicki was such a great model we just went with it! Hahaha! Like the other one I did recently, I asked her a few questions so you could get to know her a little bit. So fun! 1. […]


August 20, 2014

Chad’s Headshots

Hey everybody! So take a look at this future face of Hollywood! This is Chad and you may recognize him from: 1.) His Texas wedding to (the always gorgeous) Signe Hugghins in July 2012. 2.) He’s also in the banner at the top of the page! πŸ™‚ 3.) He is sorta kinda famous! (IMDB him!) […]


November 9, 2013

Headshots for Alex Sorrell, My Fashionista Friend!

Hey everybody! One of my friends, Alex Sorrell, who is the beauty and brains behind State of Sorrell, the popular sports blog, asked me recently if I could shoot some new headshots! Yay! She’s of course super gorge and super fun, so it was a no brainer!  Have a look at some of our faves! […]


August 9, 2012

Katie’s New Headshots

Hey everybody! My talented friend behind Passys to Parties asked me if I could shoot some new headshots for some exciting new things on her horizon; of course I was thrilled! For a 15 minute session we got a ton of great shots – well, she’s a natural. πŸ™‚ She so super adorable! Talk to […]

Model Portraits, Personal, Travel

July 3, 2022

Surprise Vacation to the Ritz-Carlton

tyler benfield posing in a white dress in front of a white backdrop for her surprise vacation to the ritz-carlton cancun

If anyone in the world deserves a surprise vacation, it’s my wife. There are at least 48 reasons why this woman needs one, but to respect your time I’ll give you the top 5. Top 5 Reasons Tyler Deserves a Surprise Vacation 5) She curates the most incredible experiences for our family. 4) She rocks […]


April 7, 2022

Happy Birthday to Tyler πŸ’•

Sexy NSFW wife in white bra and white jacket playing with her hair

Today I want to wish a Happy Birthday to Tyler. And I want to do that with a story. I was watching Scout this afternoon and she was holding a baby doll. She often holds her baby dolls, carries them around, fake-feeds them, and changes their fake-dirty diapers. It’s really cute to see her interact […]