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  • Houston photographers Michael Carr, CPP, and Lisa Carr, CPP, specialize in portraiture and event photography. With over 20 years of experience photographing people, our area of expertise ranges from corporate executives to family portraiture. Our portrait services include professional business headshots for many Fortune 500 companies in our Metropolitan area. Real estate business portraits or corporate executive portraits are photographed in our studio or on location in your corporate headquarters.

    In addition to photographing business professionals, we are well known for event coverage for weddings and wedding portraiture such as engagement portraits and bridal portraiture. Many of the weddings we have photographed have been published in magazines such as Weddings in Houston, The Knot, Modern Luxury and InStyle Weddings. Having personally photographed over 500 weddings, our style of coverage has led us to many venues around Houston. Several clients have also contracted us to travel and join their families as their destination wedding photographer.

    We have continued to expand our portraiture services as our clients’ families grow in various stages of life. For example: baby portraiture, children’s portraits, high school senior portraits and family portraits are services we offer. Lisa and I would like to thank you for visiting our new Blog site, www.michaelcarrphotography.com, which is an ongoing creative portfolio.

Executive Portraiture

Michael Carr Photography is a full service commercial studio specializing in studio and location portrait photography. We invite you to Experience the difference with our Executive Portraiture. Our sessions include clothing consultations, well-balanced portraiture lighting techniques, sound posing directives, and on set quick image review. All final reviews will take place in our digital presentation room where image enhancements will be discussed.

To schedule your business session, call the studio for an appointment today, 713.461.2862.

Houston Headshot Photography

Houston Photographer, Michael Carr, outlines some basic tips for preparing for a professional business headshot session.

To preplan your business headshot session:

• Visit our website, www.houstonheadshotphotographers.com to preview our background options.
• Verify your corporate requirements and understand your file specifications and requirements for your application.
• Call us to schedule your session.

Clothing recommendations:

1. Dark suits: Black, Navy or Gray
2. Men’s Dress shirts: Collared white or light blue button down dress shirt.
3. Ladies: Collared white button down shirts or solid colored blouses
4. Men’s Ties: Blue is a safe bet. Should you need assistance, bring a few with you.

Helpful tips:

1. A freshly pressed suit and laundered clothing greatly improves your overall image.
2. Lay out your outfit the night before. Try on any new clothing pieces prior to your session.
3. Avoid tight fitting clothing. (Digital artwork will not correct this look.)
4. Get plenty of rest the night before your session.
5. Not sure what to wear? We offer in studio consultations and can assist you with any clothing concerns.
6. New hairstyles or haircuts should be done no earlier than 5 days prior to session date.
7. Most clients opt for professional hair and makeup at one of our recommended salons.
8. Please arrive on time. We schedule appointments incrementally and maintain a tight schedule. Late arrivals will need to be rescheduled.

About Us:

We bring over 20 years of portrait experience to your session.

We are located in a three story commercial office building in the Memorial area. Conveniently located between I-10 and 610, on Woodway.

The studio is equipped with professional lighting equipment and on set monitor tethered to our camera systems.

In addition, a full internet lounge area and dressing rooms are located inside the studio for your convenience.

Three custom workstations are used for image preview presentations and artwork notations.

For a QUALITY and professional product, rest assured, Michael Carr Photography is a name you can trust.

Houston Portrait Photographer

Houston photographer, Michael Carr, offers location lifestyle sessions for Houston area professionals. Featured here is a recent 2014 session with Beth Moore of Living Proof Ministries. Beth is a well-known religious speaker and the founder of Living Proof Ministries; which is a Bible-based organization for women based in Houston, Texas.

Lifestyle or editorial headshots are commonly used in periodicals, magazines and marketing campaigns where a more casual image is required. Scouting, storyboarding and pre-lighting the session made for a smooth and successful assignment. Lifestyle sessions are available on location or in studio.

To view more of our portfolio, visit www.michaelcarrphotography.com or call 713.461.2862 to schedule your session.

Michael Carr Photography is a full service commercial studio conveniently located off 610/Woodway.

Houston Wedding Photographers

Houston wedding photographers, Michael and Lisa Carr, recently photographed Chanda and Carlo’s wedding. We had a fun time documenting this wedding for this couple. Here are a few of our favorite images. Enjoy!

To learn more about our wedding photography services, please visit our site here or call the studio at 713-461.2862 to schedule a personal consultation.