Rod Goodman Photo


I'm Rod Goodman. I've been shooting actor headshots since 1997 where I started shooting in I shoot and live in NYC since 2005. We shoot in my natural light studio in Chelsea. My goal is to capture a nuanced, complex you.

Contact Information

245 West 29th St. Studio 1200 New York, New York, United States 10001

phone: view phone212-929-1654





New York City Headshots Photographer Rates



Creating successful headshots is a team effort between the photographer, the hair and make-up artist and the client. 

Since a rapport is so vital to great shots, we encourage  prospective clients to come in for a free consultation.

There are three headshot packages available

1) DELUXE - $800 for an unlimited shot session, as many looks as you want, as much time as you need (average session time is approximately 4 to 5 hours), an online gallery, a post shoot consultation, 2 retouched images, all images shot (low res. JPEGs) and 4 Marketing Tool Items;

2) STANDARD - $500 for approximately 2 hours of studio time, with 3 or 4 clothing looks, an online headshot gallery, 2 retouched images and 2 Marketing Tool Items; and

3) CHILDREN'S PACKAGE - for children 10 and under - $300 includes approximately 45 minutes of studio time, 2 clothing changes, an online gallery, 1 retouched image and 1 Marketing Tool Item.

• There is a hair and make-up artist available. She charges $175 for Standard or $200 for Deluxe and she stays for the entire session for make-up and hair changes. This fee is payable directly to the artist with cash only.

Free New York Headshot portfolio marketing tools for all Clients

A non-refundable deposit of $200.00 is due at the time of booking.

72 hours notice is required to reschedule your appointment.


$100 off the DELUXE, $50 off the STANDARD or $25 off the CHILDREN'S PACKAGE.

Viewing Your Session

Your shots will be uploaded onto our online image gallery and available for viewing within 24 hours.

Online Headshot Gallery allows you and anyone else you invite to arrange and vote on your favorite shots.

• After each photo shoot, Rod spends a couple of hours editing your session from the hundreds of photos taken leaving you with only the most usable photos from which to choose.

• The DELUXE PACKAGE also includes a post-shoot consultation after your shots are uploaded onto the online gallery page.

•Rod will share his thoughts and any advice needed for the overwhelming task of picking a few photos from the hundreds of shots taken.

 •All orders are delivered as digital files through Dropbox or

• Images are given to you on a CD sized, color corrected, with minor retouching and fully ready for reproductions to be made.The CD contains a low resolution Jpeg for web use, a high resolution Tiff for reproductions and a high resolution Jpeg for emailing the image to a reproduction company.

• Additional digital images are $35 per original image. Retouching by Rod is always included at no extra charge.

• A word on retouching: No structural changes are performed ie; changing shapes of body parts.  Retouching for headshots is natural so your natural beauty shines through! 

$75 additional for a CD of all images (low res. JPEGs). This is included free with the DELUXE PACKAGE only.


Specials and Deals for New York Headshot Sessions

We offer a few money saving options in these difficult economic times.

••Specials and Deals:

$350.00-includes a two clothing look session and two retouched images. This great deal is offered ANY DAY OF THE WEEK INCLUDING WEEKENDS!!

Add the make up artist for $100.00 (one application, no hair, cash only for her please)

All sessions are archived for two years from your shoot date.  You may order additional images for $35 per original.


••not valid with any other deal or offer

Hours of work

7 days a week 9:00 am - 5:00 pm


Chelsea, New York

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