Award-Winning Contemporary Headshots for Actors, Executives & Personal Brands

Our actor headshots highlight your unique personality for a stand-out look that exudes professionalism to grab the attention of casting directors. Contemporary theatrical & commercial styles for theatre, film & TV talent.

Our collaborative process starts with understanding the image you intend to project and the roles you audition for. Throughout the photoshoot, we review your headshots in real-time on my computer (not camera back) to uncover flaws and technical nuances so we can improve results to your satisfaction.

Michael Benabib is a celebrity photographer specializing in actor headshots. Many of our actor headshots for celebrities were taken just before booking their breakthrough role. What we’ve done for them, we’ll do for you.

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STUDIO ON FIFTH

Capture your best image and overall tone for casting directors or any audience. Customized lighting and cutting-edge techniques highlight your best features. During our studio photoshoot, we cultivate contemporary style by exploring modern backdrops and creative environments in a collaborative process. Located on Fifth Avenue in Midtown, we may also shoot outside with natural light for a distinctive headshot.

PERSONAL BRANDS

We can help establish your personal brand as a social influencer & grow your network with a high-quality contemporary headshot for websites, publications, LinkedIn & other social media. Whether in-studio or on-location, we deliver professional photos that stand-out & encourage positive engagement.

ACTOR HEADSHOTS

Our actor headshots highlight your unique personality for a stand-out look that exudes professionalism to grab the attention of casting directors. Contemporary theatrical & commercial styles for theatre, film & TV talent.

PERFORMING ARTISTS

Musicians, dancers, and all performers deserve a great photo to represent their talent. Michael Benabib’s photography has been featured in Rolling Stone Magazine, The New York Times, Vanity Fair, and numerous album covers for platinum selling music artists. What we’ve done for them, we’ll do for you.

MODELING PORTFOLIOS

Contemporary comp photos for models that are stylish & elegant. We employ modern techniques & shooting style specific to modeling industry standards that showcase your looks and let your personality shine.

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Michael Benabib

In my career I’ve photographed celebrities who are used to having their picture taken, but my greatest satisfaction has come with the headshot that got an actor that first job and kept the jobs rolling in. As an artist, I’m stimulated by challenges. My goal is to make every client feel celebrated and to make you look better than you ever thought you could.