Durham Region Headshot and Personal Branding Photographer

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The Experience


Whether you're looking for a classic headshot for your business card or LinkedIn profile, or a full set of branding images for your website and social media, I would love to work with you as your Durham Region headshot and personal branding photographer! Images are edited in a clean, true-to-life style, unless otherwise requested, and you are welcome to edit for your brand when sharing images.


Standard Headshots

Headshot sessions are done in my Oshawa studio. If you work in an office where multiple people need headshots, let's chat about setting up a headshot day at your location in the Durham Region or GTA.

In a rush?

I know you're busy, and with my years of experience and expertise, we can often complete a headshot session in 15 minutes or less. This allows you to pop in during a break in your day and get right back to business in no time!

Prefer a fuller experience?

Add hair and makeup and bring a selection of outfits and we'll create multiple looks for you!


Here is a typical headshot order

Personal Branding Sessions

These Durham Region personal branding sessions can be done in a location that makes sense for your brand, whether that's your office, a co-working space, outdoors, or a rented studio space that fits your aesthetic.

What's included?

Sessions can include a combination of headshots, lifestyle imagery, and flatlays or product shots, to truly showcase you, your business, your products, your workflow, your values, and anything else you'd like to show off!


Multiple wardrobe options and on-brand props are encouraged!


Sessions are typically 60-90 minutes, though may be customized depending on your needs.


Here is a typical branding session order

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The Process

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1. let's chat

Fill out the contact form and tell me what you're looking for in your headshot or branding session. Give me all the details!


We'll schedule your session and coordinate with location rentals, if needed.


The agreement form and retainer fee hold your date and time for you, and you'll fill out a brief questionnaire that will help me learn about your business or brand and plan your session.

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2. Your session day


You'll arrive at my studio and make any last minute touchups.


We'll photograph you with the required backdrops, wardrobe, lighting and angles needed in order to give you multiple options to choose from.

Branding Sessions

Before your session, we'll hop on a call and go over a mood board to plan out your outfits and props required. This allows us to maximize our time in the studio to provide you with a complete set of on-brand images. We'll make our way through the list on your session day.

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3. gallery reveal and ordering

Your proof images will be sent to you in an online gallery within about 48 hours of your session. You'll choose your favourites, and then I will polish them up and provide you with an online gallery of high resolution, downloadable images, plus any additional versions based on your needs (web resolution, square crop, black-and-white, etc.)


If you love more images than your collection includes, you are welcome to upgrade at this point. Trust me, you'll probably want more than you think!



Each option includes your session fee plus a select number of edited digital images. You'll be able to choose your final images from your proof gallery.


Studio Headshots begin at $250

Branding Sessions begin at $750


Add-ons available:

• additional images

• hair and makeup

• studio rental



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1 - KSN Design

Tara is so wonderful at what she does. I came to her without any plans or ideas of what I needed. I just knew I wanted “relaxed and authentic” looking photographs for my business. Tara is creative and patient throughout the experience. My photographs turned out better than I had imagined. The feedback I have received from these photos is outstanding! I will be hiring her for all my future business and personal photography! Thanks again Tara, for making my experience so easy and beautiful!

KSN Design Inc.


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3 - Sharon Smith-Carter

This gal is a gem -- my headshots were wonderful and she really knew how to make the subject "me" look good! Thanks so much Tara... look forward to working with you again!



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3 - KeepFit Women

Tara did a maternity fitness inspired shoot for images for my women’s fitness and healthy company. She did an amazing job. The shoot itself was quick, direct, professional and the images turned out amazing. I highly recommend Tara!

KeepFit Women


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4 - Scott Morgan, Realtor

Tara is a true professional at what she does. She’s not only incredibly easy to work with but the extreme quality of her work speaks for itself.

Scott Morgan, Realtor


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5 - Jenna Frost

I recently worked with Tara for a headshots/branding session which I was a little nervous about doing, but Tara’s professionalism and guidance helped make me feel comfortable and I was very pleased with the results!

Jenna Frost, Realtor


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I don't know if i need just a headshot, or a branding session... help!

Go ahead and fill out my inquiry form and let me know about your business and your goals, and we'll figure out what will best suit your needs! We can even create a custom option for you if needed!

I don't know how to pose!

Most people aren't sure what to do in front of the camera. Don't worry though, I'll lead you through some simple directions to create flattering poses.

I need to book a headshot, but I want to lose 10lb first.

My years of experience mean that I have lots of ways to pose and use light to make you look your best! Don't put off taking images that will benefit your business or career now! You can always celebrate with new headshots once you reach your goals.

I don't know what to wear!

Before your session, you'll receive an email with information on how to prepare for your session, including wardrobe tips. Plus you can always bring a couple of options and we can discuss once you arrive.

My office isn't very photogenic, is there somewhere else we can do my branding session?

If your office space doesn't work, there are plenty of rentable spaces, many specifically designed for this purpose, that charge by the hour. There may also be an area within your home that could work, or a well-appointment AirBnB nearby. We can discuss which option works best for your brand!

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Award-winning maternity, newborn, and family photographer servicing Oshawa, Whitby, Ajax, Pickering, Courtice, Bowmanville, Newcastle, Toronto and the GTA. Inquire for travel sessions.