Business Headshot for Lawyer

So many of my business headshot clients come to me reluctantly; the idea of getting a new portrait excites them less than a root canal! But, they always leave smiling.

Business Portraits–USE Credit Union Headshots for Creative Advertising

Effective Business Portraits don’t have to be boring! USE Credit Union is no ordinary lending institution and they don’t want ordinary, run-of-the-mill advertising photos for their advertising. Unlike the mega-banks like Wells Fargo and Bank of America, USE Credit Union, with offices in Berkeley, is a friendly institution who pride themselves on outstanding customer service and […]

Family Gathers for Christmas & Portraits

Lynn’s family gathered at her Berkeley Hills house for Christmas and she wanted to treat them to a family portrait session.  In attendance were Lynn, her nephew, his wife and their two young kids and his two older children.  It was just after Christmas so the tree was up and the 4 year-old son had plenty […]

J Weekly Magazine Readers’ Choice–Shoey Sindel Photography

Readers of the J Weekly Magazine, the San Francisco Bay Area’s Jewish magazine, have spoken 3 years in a row.  Yup, Shoey Sindel Photography was voted the Favorite Photographer of the East Bay. The article says, Berkeley photographer Shoey Sindel calls herself a storyteller of people’s lives, using photos to tell the tale.  She documents […]

Executive Portraits of Chris Erickson

SF Bay Area CEO Chris Erickson’s executive head shot session with Shoey Sindel included a variety of looks for him to communicate with a variety of clients.

Readers’ Choice…Vote Shoey Sindel as the Best Jewish Photographer of the East Bay

Hi All, Every year, Northern California’s Jewish Magazine, The J, publishes the Readers’ Choice of services.  For those of you whose bar and bat mitzvahs and weddings and other life events I’ve photographed and those who know my work, I’d really appreciate your taking a moment to vote for Shoey Sindel Photography on page 6 as the […]

Bike Riding SF to LA with AIDS LifeCycle. It takes a Village

Yes, indeed.  The adage is true: it does take a village.  As many of you know, during the first week of June, I and 2500 others will ride our bikes from San Francisco to Los Angeles raising money and awareness about HIV/AIDS.  The proceeds will go to two outstanding organizations–SF AIDS Foundation and the LA Gay and […]

Meet Valeska Ramet, Relationship Coach

I meet the most interesting people while photographing their business head shots.  Valeska Ramet is one such person.  Valeska coaches people who want to find love, find the right person to love & heal from relationship patterns that don’t serve.  She is a  solution-oriented relationship coach based in the San Francisco Bay Area.  She partners with […]

Berkeley Parents Network Recommendations–Testimonials don’t get better than this

Wow, I’m blown away by the amount of truly amazing recommendations for my photography posted on Berkeley Parents Network.  BPN is the go-to site for East Bay Area families looking for services.  It’s like Yelp but much better.  Recently a Berkeley parent asked for a recommendation for, “An Amazing Photographer for a 16 month-old.” Here were […]

Michael Tertes, Business Portrait Client

  I just received the nicest testimonial from Michael Tertes, a life coach specializing in helping business owners thrive in the lives and businesses.   The new headshots for my website and marketing materials are fantastic. I’ve had several done since I started my coaching business. The shots Shoey took are the best pictures of […]