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Exploring Headshot Photography

Exploring Headshot Photography

Looking to master indoor-studio headshot sessions? Look no further! In this hands-on photography class. Laura Hatcher invites you to her studio in Old Town, Alexandria, to learn the essential techniques for lighting, posing, and interacting with headshot clients.

Key Highlights:

  • Gear Considerations: Discover the must-have camera, lighting, modifiers, and post-production software for capturing stunning headshots.
  • Portfolio Building and Lead Generation: Learn how to create an impressive headshot portfolio that attracts clients and generates leads for your photography business.
  • Mastering Posing and Authentic Expressions: Gain valuable insights into posing techniques and techniques to capture authentic expressions, making your headshots stand out.
  • Professional Headshot Creation: Leave this class with the confidence and knowledge to create professional headshots that leave a lasting impression on your clients.

Whether you're a beginner or an enthusiast looking to elevate your headshot photography skills, this class is perfect for you.

Don't miss this opportunity to learn from a seasoned professional and take your headshot photography to new heights. Enroll now and start capturing captivating headshots that impress your clients!

Limited spots available. Secure your spot today for this sought-after photography class soon.

Questions can be directed to Marie Joabar at

What People Are Saying About Laura's Headshot Class...

"Great job!! I enjoyed every minute and got so much out of it."

"I really like how excited you are to share your knowledge. Very generous of your time and talents."

"All the topics covered were so useful. I found value in all of it."

“I want to thank you for pouring yourself into the class yesterday. It was all I expected and more. Your experience, genuineness, and passion for your product and brand were evident.”



Instructor: Laura Hatcher

Laura Hatcher

Laura Hatcher is an award winning and published event, headshot and portrait photographer based in Alexandria, Virginia. She started her photographic journey while on active duty with the United States Navy. Laura, now a retired Naval Officer, opened a small studio in the heart of Old Town, Alexandria and is enjoying her second career as a full time photographer.  She continues to serve the Veteran community with her headshot and military ceremony photography.

Laura’s work has been featured in the Washington Post, Architectural Digest, Forbes Magazine, VIP Alexandria Magazine, and several college Alumni magazines. Her clients have included: The City of Alexandria, Visit Alexandria, The United States Naval Academy Alumni Association (her Alma Mater), The US Capitol Historical Society, and Texas A&M The Bush School of Government and Public Service.  Laura's work can be seen at:

Laura teaches the following classes for Capital Photography Center:

* How to be a Photography Business Owner
* Exploring Headshot Photography
* Getting Started With Studio Lighting
* Portrait Editing- Tools and Techniques

Date: July 14 2024

Time: 1:00pm - 4:30pm




218 N Lee St, Alexandria, VA 22314

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Class Cancellation Policy

  • A refund or a credit towards another class (less a $20 processing fee) can be given if cancellation notice is given more than 5 business days from the scheduled class.
  • If there is no cancellation notice, or it is given 5 business days or less, no refund or credit will be given.
  • Please check the name and date of the class carefully. Requests to reschedule a class will incur a $20 processing fee provided notice is given more than 5 business days prior to the class. If request to reschedule is given less than business 5 days prior to the class, no refund or credit will be given.
  • If Capital Photography Center cancels or postpones a class due to weather or low enrollment, you can choose a full refund or a credit towards a future class.