Boston photographer for musician portraits and creative headshots

Music Photography

Attractive images that make your work look valuable and interesting

Publicity photography for musicians is an instant visual representation of your music and performance. A powerful image can push your brand image higher and capture more fans.

One challenge of music photo is the vast range of creative styles that can be used. You probably want to do some research. If you retain BEAUPIX, the photographer will be happy to help you with the practical advice, so that your creative ambition, budget, and feasibility are in check.


If you are an individual musician looking for a publicity headshot, and other creative type or media oriented headshot, the photography fee is usually 600–2000 range. The cost typically increases with the complexity of the work, so it is helpful if you send adequate information (style, sample images, inspiration board, etc.) when inquiring. Booking a shoot requires advance payment.

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We received so many reviews from former clients; please visit a separate testimonials page for full list. Here’s one randomly chosen testimonial:

I recently went to have my headshots taken, and took my girlfriend along with me. Ryuji was in a positive demeanor and definitely had a welcoming attitude about himself; even though he was battling the flu. He accomodated my girl friend and myself very well ask if we wanted water, tea, coffee, etc. The shoot took a total of about 3 hours and went by extremely fast. He is knowledgeable man who maintains complete honesty throughout the shoot which I appreciated most. Before we even began he asked me to stand in the light and analyzed my facial structure, hair length, and skin tone before suggesting how the shoot should progress. He continually made the shoot for more and more natural; it was my first shoot ever as I am starting out as an actor. He was patient and encouraging while at the same time did not hestitate to voice his honest opinion but leaving the ultimate decisions up to me. Overall I enjoyed the shoot and am pleased with the 3 shots I came away with; my advice to anyone who has not worked with him before is to come prepared and be professional as he does the same.

Thank you Ryuji
– Thomas R.

Add-on options

Magazine-quality retouching is very common for a publicity photo, as it can significantly improve your impression. It removes temporary skin blemishes, lightening under eye circles and wrinkles. The price starts at 60/image. We usually perform retouching while you watch, a very detailed work that you won’t get bored watching. Since BEAUPIX does a lot of demanding fashion and beauty photography with in-house retouching, we have the level of skills that very few headshot photographers have. If you are particularly conscious about your facial features, a heavier retouching, such as facial contour correction (e.g., slimming face or fixing double chin) is also available.

For female professionals, good natural look makeup is essential. If you are comfortable doing makeup yourself, it is usually sufficient, but otherwise, the studio can arrange an experienced makeup artist for your session at an additional cost, starting at 150.

It is possible to take your headshot in the studio, and swap the backdrop with another picture, for example, a scenic image. There are pros and cons of this approach, so if you think this is your route, please make sure to discuss this option with the photographer in advance.

Retouching to Perfection

Retouching to Perfection

Magazine-like retouching makes your headshot flawless, while maintaining natural skin and realistic finish.

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Professional Makeup

Professional Makeup

Professional makeup artists are a key element of great headshots.

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Composite Headshots

Composite Headshots

Studio headshots get organic backdrops through image composite techniques. No need to worry about weather and logistics.

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