Santa Barbara Headshot Party

Santa Barbara Headshot Party

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$0 – $325

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Doug Ellis Photography

25 e. de la guerra st

Santa Barbara, CA 93101

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Santa Barbara Headshot Party (September 16-17th)

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Actors, Models and Business Professionals--Have Fun while Expressing Your Best

Hi, I'm Doug Ellis. I'm a professional portrait and branding photographer and authenticity coach. Helping you move from freeze to flow and braced to graced in front of a camera is kind of my superpower. Even for something as seemingly mundane as an actor or model headshot, my intent is always to express your divinity and vibrational signature and walk away with something to show for it.

Through my authentic and embodied portrait process, we'll convey a deeper sense of you -  what I like to call your unified greatness and you will walk away with two distinct and bold looks to send to casting or modeling agencies and use on IMBD on social media.

And– you can attract circumstances in your favor without having to say a single word as the resonance and honesty of your being will do the heavy lifting of ‘marketing’ for you.

On Friday and Saturday August 5th and 6th 2022 we are offering a deep discount of $200 off on a two look actor or model session with free makeup and hair touchups included. We will even have some beverages and noshables and some good music playing at our alfresco courtyard studio.

Please click the register button to reserve your space today.

See you soon in downtown Santa Barbara!

Doug Ellis

Doug has served as the Staff Photographer for the Transformational Leadership Council and Esalen Institute, Hudson Institute, Evolving Wisdom, Antioch University and many other cause-driven organizations. He is currently advancing the mission of his own company, Dharma Communications.

Doug's images have appeared in numerous national magazines and broadcast television programs, including National Geographic, People, the Today Show, Oprah’s Super Soul Sunday, Psychology Today online, Spirituality & Health, and Travel + Leisure. 

He has photographed luminaries such as the Dalai Lama, Heidi Klum, Marianne Williamson, Jack Canfield and John Gray.

Click here to read Doug's intention statement or see some recent portrait examples.

Wow Doug!  I could never have imagined that having some photos taken could be so much fun.  And I can't say enough about the results.  I love the photos.  I feel like you have captured the "real me". --Carole Stern

I needed to get a new headshot for my work's website update and Doug found this one last minute pose shot that really captured a view of my SELF that allowed me to get in touch with my inner potency and self-trust that came through so magically for me to see! You will love your own experience, too! --MJ 

Doug is as gifted as they get when it comes to uncovering his subject's real essence. I've had photos with him several times and he's always a delight to work with, the session feels totally relaxed and every time I've been absolutely blown away by the end result. He sees light differently than anyone else I've ever worked with, and that gift emerges in profound ways. And he's truly a lovely human being, which makes the whole process easy and fun.


All packages include a pre-session discovery form and posing/style guide. Hair and makeup touchups also available. If you would like hair and makeup, please let me know and I will make arrangements for you.  Arrive 30 minutes before your session for makeup and styling.

Your package also includes:a private online gallery of top selects and full personal publicity rights to use as you like.

  • An online gallery of selects.
  • Retouching and digital delivery of the top three images for web and print use
  • Two looks/one clothing change.
  • Mixture of head and shoulders, 3/4 body and full body imagery as requested
  • Optional hair and makeup on location
  • Environmental location setup and lighting
  • Digitally corrected and sharpened high resolution and web resolution images cropped for social media as needed
  • Publicity rights to use the retouched images for all promotional purposes
  • Favorite images sized for Facebook profile and LinkedIn profile as well as print

One final note. If you are camera shy, then I can also help you overcome what I lovingly refer to as Post Traumatic Photographic Stress Disorder. If you or someone you know might have a tinge of photo phobia, then get in touch as I can help.

I look forward to seeing you at the conference and helping you express your best.

Book your headshot session as an early bird before July 25th to save $30.

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