Headshot Photography: The Premier Choice for Headshots in Los Angeles

Great headshots, great prices, impeccable service, in a prime location.

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Select your headshot type from the main menu. Next, select the “see rates” button to see pricing and what’s included. Select a session. You’ll be taken to the booking system to schedule. Hit the arrows on the side here to go forward or back to the next detail slide…
Select a date and time you want and sign up. You will get a confirmation and receipt for the deposit by email. The confirmation will have a link to a page with useful info, like the address, where to park, etc…
We’ll get started with an initial consult to learn what your goals are. This is to get in sync about backgrounds to use, the light setups we’ll need, etc. Then the fun begins as we start your session! It really is a fun collaborative process!
You’ll get to review the shots for each look as we go. So, you’ll be confident that we are achieving success before we wrap up. For each look we’ll discuss ideas and tips ahead of shooting so each look turns out great!
You’ll be emailed an online gallery of all the shots, same day to next business day. You can download all the shots, not just the retouched shots. You select your favorite(s) there for retouching. When retouching is finished, it / they will be provided via the same gallery.
Unretouched photos provided as smaller JPEG files. Retouched shots provided as print-quality JPEG and a smaller compressed JPEG ready-made for posting. RAW files are not provided. Deposit required. Remaining balance due at end of session. There is a cancellation policy. Retouching usually done 1-2 business days after receiving your selection. Same-day service option. See FAQ page for many more Q&As.
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Headshots in Los Angeles

Getting the best headshot can be pivotal to helping you achieve success. It can be getting in front of a casting director or having a client consider your business over the competition because of your polished look.

Therefore, it’s important to not settle for a web search like “headshots near me” because proximity does not equal the best quality and value. With The Light Committee, you can achieve both. The studio aims to provide amongst the best quality headshots in Los Angeles while also offering some of the best prices.

Headshot Photography Services

The Light Committee offers headshot services for all people and professions throughout greater Los Angeles. The services are broadly placed into four main categories and there are dedicated service pages where you can learn more. You can access them here / below or from the main menu:

Get the best acting headshots in Los Angeles for all adult actors / actress, whether just getting started to seek agent representation or updating your looks to better arm your agent to target casting directors.

Get the best business professional headshots for all professionals that understand the importance of a headshot in branding. Just about everyone can use a good head shot these days. Commonly they include an attorney, doctor, real estate agent, psychologist, and other professions dealing one-on-one with clients.

Great child actor headshots to start an acting career are necessary, just as with adults. Youth actors need headshots for agent representation, to submit to casting directors, etc.

Get modeling digitals in Los Angeles with a photographer. Aspiring models wanting to submit for agency consideration need these set of shots. It is often said you can do these yourself with a smartphone but some models prefer to work with a photographer that has good lighting. After all, why not appear in your digitals to agencies considering you like a real photo with a real photographer as you would if you were already a working model?

In addition, The Light Committee also provides other one-on-one sessions.

Get corporate team headshots done at your Los Angeles area offices. The Light Committee will come to your office to do mini-sessions so your team spends minimal time on headshot sessions, staying productive while getting premium quality headshots.

Get ERAS residency application headshots in Los Angeles for doctors applying through ERAS needing to meet specific technical requirements. You also get a headshot to use elsewhere, from LinkedIn to your ID, and more.

You can get general lifestyle photo shoots done for things like your dating profile, for senior pictures, updating your modeling portfolio, business branding, and other one-on-one sessions.

About The Light Committee

In a bustling city like Los Angeles, Rafael, the owner, stands out as a leading headshot photographer. He specializes in capturing authentic and powerful head shots that help you make a lasting impression. With his professional touch, Rafael strives to unveil your true essence and individuality.

Being renowned for providing the best headshots in Los Angeles, he ensures each session is a unique experience tailored to your needs. His adept skills excel at creating a relaxing atmosphere while expertly guiding you to capture your best angles. He is dedicated to delivering images that truly reflect your personality, strengths, and charm.

He also understands the necessity for affordable services. That is why he offers cost-effective headshot photography in Los Angeles without compromising on quality. With him, you get exceptional value for your money. Trust Rafael to capture your best self in a photography session, helping you stand out in the City of Angels.

The Light Committee was started in 2015 in the Glendale area, serving all of greater Los Angeles. Currently, the studio is based in Montrose, a suburb of Glendale, Calif.

The Light Committee
2266 Honolulu Ave.
Montrose, CA 91020
Hours: Monday-Friday, 9 am – 7 pm

About the Photography Studio

The photography studio is located in Montrose (Los Angeles County), which is a suburb of Glendale, CA. If you’re not familiar with this location, it is the next major city west of Pasadena and East of Burbank. Moreover, it is around 13 miles straight north of downtown Los Angeles.

Montrose is known for its quaint charm. It’s almost an escape from the normality of Los Angeles. Honolulu Ave., the street where the studio has its storefront, is picturesque. In fact, to the locals, its not uncommon to see major studio productions on the street because of this. And we can take advantage of it for your photo session.

The Light Committee storefront
The Studio’s Storefront on Honolulu Ave, where The Light Committee is located in Montrose, which is part of Glendale, CA, within Los Angeles County.

About the Photographer

Rafael is the owner and photographer of The Light Committee. He is the person you will be working with. Feel free to contact him with any questions. He has more than 25 years of technical photography experience, going back to high school, when he took his first photography class.


He also has extensive experience with worldwide agencies in public relations, marketing, and branding, which he applies in his consultations with you about the images you’ll collaborate on.

He earned a BA, Journalism, California State University, Northridge, with Honors. In addition, Rafael served in the US Air Force and California Air National Guard, with an honorable discharge.

A photo of Rafael, headshot photographer of The Light Committee in Los Angeles.
Rafael, Photographer at The Light Committee

Headshot Photography Capabilities

The studio is outfitted with multiple commercial-grade strobe and continuous lighting options, and Rafael is highly proficient in both, including using them together. He is also highly experienced with natural light and using natural and studio lighting together.

In addition to a comprehensive understanding of cameras, lenses, and lighting, he has extensive knowledge and experience with post-production, and applying these technologies for photography and video productions.

He is a member of the American Photographic Artists (APA). The studio is a member of the Montrose Chamber of Commerce and the Glendale Chamber of Commerce.

Get Headshots Tailored to the Looks You Want

If you’ve been shopping around for headshots, you may be visiting other photographer websites. If you have a keen eye, you’ll notice that some may have different faces for the shots but the same flat lighting, maybe even the same backgrounds, over and over again. Some photographers might call this their “style” but is it, or is it just a limitation in their technical or equipment capabilities?

Some photographers may only know how to do a specific light setup or two or they may be limited by only having one or two lights, or one or two background options. Pay attention to these details. If they are indeed limited and that’s still the shot and look you want, then by all means it’s probably okay to move forward with them. But if you want truly tailored shots to match specificities you might have with your looks, you’ll need much more. This is The Light Committee difference.

With The Light Committee, you can collaborate on a single light setup or a five light setup, or something slightly less or even more. In addition, there are literally more than a hundred background color and texture combination options, not to mention the use of outdoors and natural light. In other words, your creative desire for the looks you want is much more possible with The Light Committee compared with almost any other studio.

The Best Headshots in Los Angeles
No Matter the Look You Need, The Light Committee Has You Covered.


You can read hundreds of reviews on The Light Committee’s Google profile. Here are a small few of them.

A Highly Rated Studio on Google, Yelp, and More

The Light Committee has more 5-star Google reviews than any other headshot photography studio in the greater Los Angeles area. Check out the reviews for yourself. In addition, the studio has earned the business coveted “People Love Us on Yelp” award.


Another award the studio is proud of is having earned Expertise.com’s Best Portrait Photographers in Los Angeles. This has been earned annually since 2019. Expertise.com goes through a vetting process that includes interacting with businesses to vet them for quality of service and results. It researched more than 1,200 photographers throughout Los Angeles to finalize on around 20-30 that make the cut. The Light Committee is proud to have done so four years consecutively.

Affordable Headshot Prices

The Light Committee prides itself on being able to offer arguably the best headshots in Los Angeles at some of the most competitive prices compared with other studios. In the end, this offers clients great value.

Studio rates currently start at $125 for up to two looks (outfit changes) and one included retouch. With such a session you will get 50-100 photos created. This way, you will have a plethora of options to select a retouch. Most clients end up buying extra retouches because the retouching is a nice polishing touch and adding retouches is just a nominal additional cost.

Frequently Asked Questions & Answers

Here are the top three questions and answers that the studio gets from potential clients.

Rates currently start at $125 for a two-look session with one retouch included. It is a 30-minute session.

Pricing and what is included with each session is covered on the specific page for the type of headshot session you want. These pages can be accessed from the main menu of this website.

The Light Committee uses an online booking system. So, from this website you can select the session you want and then see a calendar of available slots that are updated in near real-time.

The Studio's Service Area

The Light Committee serves the greater Los Angeles area. Clients have even come from neighboring counties like Orange County, Ventura County, San Diego Couty, and more. They have even come from other states and countries.

Most clients come from nearby Los Angeles communities but also incorporated cities like Pasadena and Burbank but even Beverly Hills and Santa Monica. In addition, the studio provides on-site headshot services for business teams and has travelled the state to provide such services.

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