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Put Your Best Foot Forward with Professional Headshots

Schedule an appointment for headshots that get you noticed, no matter what your profession is.

Professional Headshots

Today, your professional headshot is like a virtual business card. Open the doors of opportunity with a great one!

Actor Headshots

Let your personality shine through with eye-catching actor headshots that will help you land your next big audition.

Actor Headshot for Radio personality

Show your clients the best examples of your hard work and commitment to your business. We work with you to understand your business and the perfect image you want to convey, and we will help showcase that.

Model Headshots

Highlight your most flawless features to grab that casting director’s eye and help increase bookings.

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Senior Portraits

Capture the end of one chapter and the beginning of another with senior portraits! Celebrate all you have achieved with a photographer who knows all the best lighting around campus.

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Boudoir & Fine Art

We are here to create a relaxed and safe space for you to show off your most intimate looks. Create a series for that special someone or embrace your seductive side with a bespoke photo session.

Every shoot at Daniel Turbert Photography utilizes precision lighting and state-of-the-art camera equipment. I am always up to date with the latest technology to make sure we land the perfect shot. 

It’s time to get the shot you want to share with the world.

About Daniel Turbert

Daniel Turbert is an award-winning photographer with a background in nature photography and a unique style, he brings a special approach to photography. In 2017, he started The Sentient Project, a 501c3, and has helped animal sanctuaries around the world gain exposure and fundraise by using his passion for photography. Last year the project has expanded to help several humanitarian initiatives in Colombia and Uganda, and through photography services we hope the project will continue to grow and expand to continue helping various causes where photography can play an important a role.

Daniel Turbert Photography is located in downtown Carrboro, NC, providing photography for the surrounding communities of Raleigh, Greensboro, Chapel Hill, Cary, Apex, Durham, and Hillsborough.

Our studio specializes in providing professional headshots and fine art portraits.  Types of services offered include professional headshots, business headshots, corporate headshots, actor headshots, modeling headshots, author headshots, realtor headshots and many more.

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While you were growing up, it’s likely a photographer came to your school every year to take your yearbook photo. These were, in essence, early headshots. A chronicle of the changes in your development from just the shoulders up year after year.  It doesn’t matter that you’re no longer in school. Headshots are still important. […]

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Daniel’s photography is unmatched. His ability to tell stories through this medium is remarkable, and he has moved countless hearts and minds towards a better tomorrow. Whether joy or sorrow, Daniel captures what it’s like to experience this planet. If you’re looking to share something with the world through a visual experience, look no further.

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Based on 55 reviews
My experience with Daniel (as well as with Amity, for makeup and hair) couldn't have been better. The studio atmosphere is relaxed and friendly, communication before, during, and after the session was excellent, and my headshots came out better than I might've hoped. I never enjoy having photos done, but Daniel made the session not only tolerable but an actual pleasure. Highly recommended!
I cannot stress enough how happy and satisfied I am with Daniel and his work. I was so nervous about getting my headshots right, but he managed to make me feel comfortable and the results were way beyond my expectations. Everything was easy and pleasant from the beginning, when I booked the session through the website, until the very end, when he delivered the pictures a few days later. Amity, the stylist he recommended for my hair and make up, was also amazing. She did an awesome job and I will never forget the great afternoon we spent together at the studio having this work done. They made me feel like a super model and were extremely kind, friendly and professional. I'm forever grateful to both of them and looking forward to meeting them again soon.
Daniel is the real deal!! Wow I'm amazed of how my son's pictures turned out, being that my son is very shy when it comes to photos, Daniel was able to make him look, and feel very comfortable, the pictures were for business cards, Daniel made them look very professional and also like modeling pictures! We will be coming back to him for sure! The only thing I regret is not meeting him, my husband and son told me he was very pleasant to work with.
Daniel is the best!!! Everything about this experience exceeded my expectations. I am often nervous in front of a camera, but from the jump Daniel was so kind and patient and created an environment in which I was able to relax and get some shots which truly blew me away. If you’re looking for professional, affordable headshots in the triangle, your search ends here!
Amazing experience! Daniel has a great eye for detail and was super nice and professional.
Daniel was amazing! Did a great ecommerce shot for me for far less than other people I reached out to. Super responsive thru text and friendly to work with. I highly recommend using him!
Daniel is a very professional photographer. I highly recommend him if you want excellent service and high quality photography. His touch-up is superb.
This was my first time taking any kind of professional photo and Daniel was so patient with me! He gave really good instruction and made me feel so much more comfortable behind the camera. Definitely will go back for some glam shots.
He did an amazing job, and was very accomodating with the appointment.
Daniel is an excellent photographer and an excellent person all around! He knew exactly what we needed and was very accommodating and friendly. My sons headshots came out AMAZING!!!! I would recommend him for all of your photography needs!!
Daniel is THE BEST - I needed professional headshots taken in a very short time frame and he delivered. The session was both fun and comfortable, even for someone like myself who usually hates having their picture taken. I heard about Daniel through several friends and after seeing their photos knew that I needed him to take mine as well. I am thrilled with how they turned out - he comes with my highest of recommendations and if I ever need more headshots or photos I know where I am going.
I wish I could give more than 5 stars. Daniel is incredible. He is completely professional, so talented and helped me feel at ease from the moment I walked into his studio. His online booking process is so easy and I received beautiful proofs the same day as my headshot shoot. Daniel's photos gave me a lot of confidence going into my job search. He is efficient and talented while also being incredibly kind. You won't regret hiring him for your next headshot or portrait!
There are so many "extras" when you choose Daniel for a branding session: prep & planning, creative input, honest feedback, a 5-star makeover, and a relaxed, unhurried session to bring out your best. If you want a creative partner to bring out your unique personality, I highly recommend contacting Daniel and his team.
So happy with my headshot experience! Daniel is very attentive and makes sure you feel comfortable throughout the entire process. He brought out the best photos of me. Definitely recommend!
Very professional, friendly, fast turnaround, great value. Would highly recommend.
Daniel was AMAZING! I needed a very specific style of "modern" headshots and he delivered EXACTLY what I was looking for. I love how Daniel listened to my wishes while still bringing his creativity and professional expertise to the table. It felt like we were two artists collaborating to come up with the best possible result!! He made the experience so comfortable and fun. Daniel went above and beyond and took his time during our shoot to make it perfect. I also received my photos SO fast! 10/10 recommend! Talented artist and wonderful person.
This is the second time I've asked Daniel to do my photos and he has consistently delivered. Cannot recommend him enough. He makes you feel at ease and makes great suggestions for your shoots. He's a photographer, art director, fashion consultant, all rolled into one!
Dan is the best! I have worked with him several times both as a model and a photographer. He is patient, professional, incredibly skilled, and welcoming. His photos are exceptional and every moment is fun, no matter your experience in front of a camera or the event being captured. DT is the obvious choice for photography service.
Highly recommend Daniel for headshots. Great experience all around - he offered really helpful suggestions throughout the shoot (which was much appreciated as someone inexperienced in photo shoots). And of course, most importantly, I was really happy with the finished product. Would not hesitate to go to Daniel again for any photography needs.
A very professional and pleasant experience for people like me who are not comfortable in front of the camera. Daniel explained the whole process very well, and was very responsive. Great photos in a very short time.
Dan is an incredibly talented, professional & kind hearted photographer! One of the best in the Triangle!
Dan provided me with an amazing headshot last summer. He stayed masked and distanced and I loved the final results. It was hard to pick my favorite because I liked them all. He knew how to capture my professional look that I actually enjoy using at work. I have gotten many compliments! Thank you, Dan!
Absolutely loved my maternity shoot with Daniel. Hes a terrific photographer with wonderful quality work. Worry every penny!
Phenomenal experience with a gifted photographer. Daniel is attentive to every detail and a true artist devoted to his craft. I will never use anyone else to provide my public facing image.
Fantastic experience and wonderfully executed session. Daniel is talented, committed to the final product, and dedicated to his craft - a true artist. Thanks so much for the great results!
I was in need of a professional headshot for an internal corporate newsletter. I found Daniel Turbert's info via a google search. Quickly after submitting my info online I received an immediate confirmation for an appointment with all instruction for the session. Danial also responded back to my questions regarding Covid safety to put me at ease. He wore a mask the entire time and requested I wear one between taking shots. He was very efficient in setting the lighting and getting the shots he wanted. He involved me in in the selection process right there in the studio to narrow down to my top 15. Later that same day I received the photos online for me to narrow down to my top 5. I received my final proofs the following day. The photos were of great quality and I was amazed at how quick the process was. I highly recommend Daniel's services.
I'm very pleased with the photos Daniel took. I needed a headshot for my upcoming book, and Daniel did a wonderful job. He is professional and pleasant, and was happy to answer my questions before and during the session. An excellent photographer.
This was a great experience, and I'm very happy with the photos for my online portfolio!
I had the amazing opportunity to work with Daniel for my 37th birthday photoshoot. He was able to execute my vision perfectly! I had no experience in front of a camera but Daniel and his team made me feel so comfortable. I don't know how he does it but he produces some of the most magical photos I've ever seen. I was in need of a last minute makeup artist and he was even able to refer me to an amazing MUA to step in the day of. Everything happened without a hitch. The location we shot at was beautiful but it was a little complicated to reach since it required hiking a short distance. This was no problem for Daniel and his team. He turned something I was so nervous about into one of the most enjoyable experiences. He edited and return final photos back in a very timely fashion. It was the perfect way to start my birthday. lf you can't already tell, I highly recommend him!
Daniel made me feel at ease. He is very skilled in bringing out your best image and his product is exceptional!
Daniel is amazing! The pictures turned out beautiful. I 100% suggest him as your photographer.I am not photogenic and sometimes get really uncomfortable in front of the camera. Since I sent him a Pinterest boards, it was smooth working from those.Further, Daniel has patience!! I showed up late, and he was totally cool about it. I also was not a good mood and he totally empowered me through this process; felt so much better at the end of the session.He is a cool, professional man.
Full disclosure, I do not have much experience with professional photography, but even I could tell Daniel is a phenomenal one. He was professional, friendly, and helpful throughout the process. I thoroughly recommend him.
Daniel was so great to work with! I had to get headshots for my talent agency, and he went above and beyond in taking the pictures. He was flexible and understanding, and helped me really get into character so my shots felt authentic. I will definitely be going back in the future.
I've never had professional photos taken, so I had no idea what to expect and was nervous. In addition, I feel I am not a very photogenic person so photos and photo shots can be frustrating. However, I had a great experience with Daniel! He was patient, super accommodating, asked and listened to my input, and was not rushed. The pictures turned out great! Definitely going to seek his services again in the future!
I was looking to update my headshot on linkedin and found Daniel in Carrboro. He was extremely professional and really walked me through the whole process. I definitely recommend Daniel to anyone in the area in need of a professional photographer!
Daniel Turbert is absolutely AMAZING. I am so happy I found him. When I needed a last minute headshot, he was able to accommodate me and my schedule. I felt so comfortable working with him and he turned around my photos so quickly. He helped direct my poses and "smile with my eyes". I felt like we were on a team. Honestly, I am impressed! I will be working with him again. Give him a shot. You will not be disappointed!
I needed professional headshots for medical school application and Daniel did a fantastic job! I was very impressed with his friendliness, professionalism, and expertise.
I’ve just started working with Daniel, and it’s been a dream come true. The amount of professionalism and creativity that pours out of this man is staggering. As a makeup artist, it’s been amazing to meet him and create beautiful work together.
Daniel and his assistant we're a wonderful addition to our thrown together COVID wedding! They were able to roll with a fairly casual occasion and treat it with the regards of a formal affair. He was a great addition to our day and his color filters are awesome!
I had an "AMAZING" time with Daniel while capturing my headshots'. Daniel makes you feel at home and relaxed which makes it easier to smile and overall have a great time! Daniel did such an amazing job my wife has already stated he will be our family photographer. Daniel....YOU ROCK!!!!
An absolute pleasure to work with. Tailored his work to our style and requests without losing his creativity and great taste. His easy-going personality also made the experience both easy and fun. Our engagement photos turned out perfect, and we’re very fortunate and excited to have him as our wedding photographer.
Daniel Turbert is an amazing and versatile photographer. He has taken my headshots for my corporate profile at work (making me look professional, but not stuffy) and he has taken beautiful and timeless pictures of my children that are hanging in my home and office. He truly captured my free-spirited daughter and my rambunctious and sweet son. I highly recommend Daniel for any of your photography needs.
I used Daniel when I needed headshot for websites. I was expecting a quick in-and-out experience, where he snaps and I leave, then I get a link with a few photos and I select the least objectionable. Afterall, he was the cheapest photographer for headshots and I shopped around. What I found was an easy-going, yet professional atmosphere where he took about 25 photos of me with my glasses and then without. Afterward, we went through all of them on his laptop, omitting the clearly poor images where I blinked, didn’t smile well, etc. The next day I received an email from Daniel with a link to a slew of photographs and it was difficult to select the five required. It was from those five that Daniel would eliminate glare off my glasses, a difference in my eye colors, darken a blemish, etc. I would keep all of those photos but later those retouched five, and it was one of them that I chose for website. He invested a lot of time and made me feel like his only customer. This is high praise from a someone with very high standards. Forget the others; book with Daniel and it’s my opinion you will love the photos and the experience!
Daniel did such a great job with my graduation photos! It was my very first photoshoot and he made it a success by suggesting great poses, understanding my favorite headshot style. He is very talented, understanding, and knows all the secrets to give you what you want. I would definitely recommend him!
Wonderful in every step of the process. I could not recommend someone more and can always count on Dan to provide a great experience and high quality work.
Daniel was a joy to work with and made the shoot about me asking me how I feel and what I wanted! Definitely will work with him again. He does amazing work.
Dan is a great photographer. He did amazing business head shots for me -- the whole experience was so easy and the photographs were beautiful. I highly recommend Dan if you are looking for a top notch photographer.
Daniel Turbert is an amazing photographer who captures life in the most beautiful, breathtaking and meaningful way. He knows how to bring the appropriate lens both literally and figuratively to every scenario whether it be more a more serious occasion or a joyful celebration. Beyond his incredible technical skills he is kind, professional, great with people and will make you feel at ease. Dan has photographed our family and I was given the most precious photos of my children that I will treasure always. Highly recommend!
Daniel is incredibly gifted and has an eye for detail that is very impressive. His easy going nature, high level of professionalism and passion for photography definitely sets him apart from the rest!
Amazing photographer that does beautiful work! Hes very professional but not rude or uptight, makes you feel super comfortable and gives great advice WHILE still keeping a open mind and listening to the model and their ideas! I will continue to work with him again and again!
Our pictures came out great. Dan is a consummate professional and very down to earth at the same time. If you need pictures taken for any reason you’ll be very happy working with Dan. I could go on and on about how wonderful he is and I bet you’ll feel exactly the same way.Keen eyeQuick turn aroundNice studioListens to your wants and needsCaptures your best side

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