Michael Cavotta Studios / HEADSPACE
Michael Cavotta Studios / HEADSPACE

Michael Cavotta Studios / HEADSPACE

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Introduction: My name is Michael Cavotta and I was put on this earth to change the way people see things—starting with themselves. I’ve spent the last ten years of my life studying why some people show up and others don’t...on camera and in life. While I don’t pretend to have all the answers, I do have a process that creates winning images—one that’s been proven to work a thousand times over and counting. That process based on the science of first impressions. You’ll see it in the way I prep you for your shoot. It informs how I'll direct you on camera. It’s the genius behind the post-shoot neuroselection process that takes us beyond the lens of ego to reveal the image that says the right things about you. From there, you’ll get a front row seat to a 75” hi-def preview as I begin transforming your raw capture into an investment-grade image good for returns on impression for years to come. When you're working with me, you’re the most important person in the room. Studio photographers can be prima donnas. Not me. I reply to my own email. I schedule my own appointments. I answer my own phone. Go ahead—try me :-)

Hired 32 times

Serves Mentor, OH

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12 years in business

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Cash, PayPal, Venmo, Zelle

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Jeff M.

Headshot Photography

Michael was amazing. I have not had a headshot in over 30 years. His process was spot on and he worked with me. I am overly satisfied with the end result and I highly recommend anyone thinking of having a headshot done to go to Michael. He is the ultimate professional and his communication with me over email was fast. His price was great too. Thank you Michael !!!
Dec 18, 2019
Moriah G.

Portrait Photography

While I was unable to work with Michael, he was quick to respond to my messages and helpful too! Extremely professional in regards to his work and what I was looking for. Thank you!!
Jun 23, 2020
Stacey Z.

Headshot Photography

Not only was I extremely happy with my headshot, Michael makes the process easy. He's responsive, easy to work with, and has a natural ability to guide you through the process and selection to obtain the shot that conveys your intended message. He's also just an interesting guy and getting to know him is an added plus to the process. Thank you Michael!
May 5, 2019
Janice R.

Headshot Photography

Michael listens to the customer with sensitivity and intuitiveness. He's concerned about the customer's comfort level. I would definitely recommend him.
Jul 15, 2019
Julie J.

Portrait Photography

Very friendly and gets back to you quickly.
Jul 20, 2021
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  • What should the customer know about your pricing (e.g., discounts, fees)?

    Sessions here at HEADSPACE start at $200. Request a full rate card for details. Student/group discounts available.

  • What is your typical process for working with a new customer?

    All of my clients get a brainware upgrade in the form of a brief personal branding primer, along with some pre-shoot prep tips compiled after 10 years of successful headshot sessions.

  • What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?

    I was mentored early on by renowned NY headshot guru, Peter Hurley and have over 10 years of branding and design experience.

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