A photographic portrait is a picture of someone who knows they are being photographed, and what they do with this knowledge is as much a part of the photograph as what they’re wearing or how they look.
— Richard Avedon
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 Headshot by Dylan Patrick

Headshot by Dylan Patrick

AARON McGRANE

A Kalamazoo native, Aaron has spent more than 20 years shooting in a variety of genres. Aaron studied Art History at Western Michigan University and was awarded the Presidential Scholar and ArtStar. He's had Batik Textiles and Acrylic Paintings exhibited internationally, and has created photo and video productions for many corporations, small businesses, and individuals. As a headshot photographer, he brings the unique perspective of being a filmmaker as well as a photographer.

He's directed two feature films, eight short films, twelve music videos, and collaborated with countless models, actors, and artists. His music videos have been featured in XXL, Complex, and The Source. His photographs have appeared in Fortune Magazine, CNet, Engadget, Amazon, Wal-Mart, and Geek.com. He’s shot rebranding campaigns for several wineries and breweries, catalog images for industrial suppliers, corporate headshots for businesses large and small as well as many individual headshot and portfolio sessions.

In addition to his photography and video work, Aaron enjoys hosting educational workshops, volunteering photo work for his favorite charities, and participating in several local camera clubs. 

 


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