You, in your best light.

Natural, Relaxed, and Confident.

Professional Headshots and Business Portraits for the Bay Area.

professional headshot outdoors in the East Bay Area

Headshots and Business Portraits with

a natural look and feel.

My headshots and personal branding portraits lean on natural lighting and interactions to create images that flatter and project your unique business personality and brand.

I specialize in on-location or "environmental" business portraits to help give context to your work, whether in the law firm, artist's studio, restaurant, real estate office, or the outdoors. For a collection of photos you can use to showcase your business and personality, be sure to see my Personal Branding Package offered below.

Traditional headshots with solid backgrounds in black, white, or gray are also available. See details for my Headshot and Business Portrait Packages, and Personal Branding Package below.

"I’m not big on getting my picture taken but she made it fun and doable. Her rates are reasonable and the results were excellent."

Professional headshot of older man by Bay Area photographer Shelly Rivoli
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Headshot of professional woman of color by Bay Area photographer Shelly Rivoli
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Headshot & BUsiness Portrait PRICING

Photo Sessions at Your Office or Workplace

$350 Individual / $600 Two People

Third person+ per visit from $175 each.

WINTER SPECIAL - TAKE 10% OFF YOUR HEADSHOT PACKAGE WITH CODE: WINTER10

For Headshot and Business Portrait sessions scheduled before March 15, 2024.

Your professional headshot / business portrait package includes (per person):

  • A 30-minute photo shoot per person at your place of business or related venue
  • Choice of background: Either environmental backgrounds in or around your workplace as appropriate or your choice of solid backdrop (black, gray, or white)
  • A variety of shots to choose from including headshots (shoulders up) and waist-up business portraits
  • Two lightly retouched high-resolution digital images from 8+ possibilities presented in your online gallery (moderate or heavy retouching available for additional fee)
  • Additional digitals may be purchased for $45 each
  • A photographer's print release (excludes front book covers, but not inside or back cover use--image licensing for front cover use available by request).

* Need headshots for a large group? Request a custom quote for the number of individuals with details in your booking request.

A 50% nonrefundable retainer is due at time of booking to secure your session. This fee deducts from your balance due before the session date. See terms and conditions here. See tips on what to wear for your headshot or business portrait photo session here.

"Shelly worked with me to understand the intended uses for my portrait and translated my needs into stunning photographs."

Photo sessions for Makers, Entrepreneurs and Brands

Personal Branding Sessions

$595 - For one person, your professional personal branding session includes:

  • Email and phone interview prior to your session, with review of your current website and marketing
  • An approximate 1-hour photo shoot at your place of work or relevant location (special event add $100 + travel)
  • Your choice of 5 lightly retouched high-resolution digital images selected from your online gallery
  • Additional retouching is available at $25 for moderate and $50 for heavy retouching per image--ask for details
  • Additional high-res digitals may be purchased starting at $45 each
  • On request, a second set of web-friendly sizes of your photos will also be provided at no extra cost
  • A print release so you may print your photo(s) where and when you choose (excludes front book covers, but not inside or back cover use--image licensing for front cover use available by request).

Additional people and/or locations may be added to your Professional Branding Session for an extra fee. Please include details in your photo session request.

Note: A $250 nonrefundable retainer is due at time of booking to secure your session date. This fee deducts from your balance due. See full Session Agreement terms and conditions here. See tips on what to wear for your headshot or business portrait photo session here.

* Photos presented in galleries are selected by the photographer.

Bay Area Headshots and Business Portraits