Presenting images with personality

Kind Words by Clients of Joan Heffler Photography

Outstanding Capital Region Photographer! Joan is an exceptional photographer. Period! Amazing Photographer Tailored, Stylish, Attractive–didn’t know I could photograph that way?!! Joan is the consummate pro. Joan Brings Out Your Personality! Joan Heffler Photography Is Amazing and Works Magic! It had been 8 years since having my last professional head shot taken and one that […]

The 3 events that made this photographer even better!

Just in the last decade, the advent of digital photography, the major camera manufacturers like Nikon and Canon making SLR cameras less expensive and advertising how even amateurs can take professional looking photos, and the iphone almost crippled the photography profession. Everywhere you go, the iphones and amateur cameras with WiFi are up and clicking; […]

You are in good hands with a professional photographer!

A professional photographer is like a psychologist, artist, time management professional and all around “Jill of all Trades” when it comes to planning an event. What separates out the professional photographer from the newbie or weekend warrior is the immediate feeling of security that the pro will take care of you, ally all fears, anticipate […]

Photography With Personality!

Photography with Personality! I’ve been told I have plenty of personality, so why not let me make all that I photograph full of personality too! When I began my professional photography career 15 years ago (it was a lifelong hobby), I was told by marketers that I needed to brand myself, and in that branding, […]

Book Your Wedding Photographer

Hello! Your wedding day may seem so far away, and you think you have plenty of time to book your wedding photographer. All of us are so busy nowadays, and you think you can wait to finalize your wedding plans. Photographers book one to two years in advance, and if you want the right photographer, […]

Do Not Choose A Photographer On Price Alone!

How Much Will It Cost Is Not The Only Question To Ask of A Wedding, Portrait, Events or Corporate Photographer I belong to a number of online wedding, events and corporate photography internet services; and every week I am forwarded requests asking about photography services. Invariably, there is a comment posted with the request such […]

Passion In Photography

When I was in the first grade my teacher asked the students to draw themselves 20 years into the future. While the others drew themselves as nurses and teachers, I drew herself as an artist! Fifteen years ago, I left a career in fundraising to explore my passion in photography; and with surprise and delight, […]

Questions For Choosing a Wedding, Event, Corporate or Portrait Photographer

Q. What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a wedding, event, corporate or portrait photographer like you? A. If the quality of your wedding, event, corporate and portrait photography is important; I am the professional you should be contacting! The number one thing to look for in their wedding photographer is […]

A Bit About Aperture

     The aperture is the physical opening within your lens that allows light through to the sensor. The size of the opening  is measured In f stops. The largest opening has the smallest number and is 1.8. The smallest opening is f22 and that has the biggest number. It is very confusing!! When choosing to […]

Tips to Prepare for Your Portrait Session by a Professional Portrait Photographer

     When you need a  professional “headshot” or portrait for you newest book cover, new job or website or even for your loved one’s desk, it is so important to have a phone conversation before your session. Why? A professional portrait photographer will help set you at ease about the session, and and help you […]

Kind Words

Kind Words

Joan has been taking pictures of my ballroom dancing routines for two or three years now and I have never been disappointed. She gets just the right poses that capture the dance beautifully. Looking at the photos take me back to the original performance and leaves me smiling. Love it !!!

Jan Van Wormer