Boston photographer for musician portraits and creative headshots

Musician Portraits

Portraits for your music promo, press & artwork.

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 had my LinkedIn picture taken today by Ryuji! I am still so thrilled about it because before deciding to go to Beaupix Studio I had taken 2 pics that my career coach didn't approve of. And, today she absolutely loved the new one! Yey!

Ryuji is such a professional photographer! He started off by asking very relevant questions as to the field I was involved in and what companies/agencies I was targeting in order to capture the essence of the picture. He made me feel comfortable from the moment I walked in the door. We talked about education, business, my North African culture and food... He was so friendly and his studio was nice and clean, which was crucial!

After having taken many pics, we sat down in front of his computer and went through all of the pictures to decide which one I liked best. Once I made up my mind with his help, he did some photoshop at my request, and the result was amazing!!! He was very patient and meticulous.

I HIGHLY recommend Beaupix Studio! A terrific photograph and a flawless experience!!
– Fatma Bahri

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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