In this episode I’m talking with Tony Taafe, an Englishman in Arizona. Tony shares his story of starting his successful headshot business in Scottsdale, AZ and Los Angeles, CA after starting his photography career in photo journalism. Besides running successful photography studios, he’s also the Founder of Headshotbooker.com
Today’s guest is Tony Taafe.
Tony arrived in Los Angeles, CA from Liverpool in the UK in 2010, with $1300 in his pocket and the offer of a work visa which never materialized. A journalism visa and a tenacious knack for making the best of any situation led him to a career in photography. First as a photojournalist, and then as one of the most in demand Corporate and Commercial headshot photographers in the US and beyond.
Tony’s background includes working closely with luxury brands Bentley and Audi. This experience helped him introduce the headshot photography industry to his unique method, which encompasses client experience, and the business side of headshot photography. Tony’s method changed the way headshot photographers across the world run their businesses and importantly, offered a blueprint to deliver an excellent experience to their clients.
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