Meet Master Photographer, David Kaptein
David Kaptein specializes in headshots, commercial print, fashion, beauty, lifestyle, and editorial photography. In the studio or on location, David brings his passion for creating beautiful imagery to each assignment. Having a unique background of working for many years in front of the camera as an actor and model himself, David understands what it takes to help kids and teens, men, and women look and feel their best in front of his camera.
Businesspeople, models, actors, and celebrities have all worked with David - Hayden Panetierre (Nashville), Kristen Bell (Forgetting Sarah Marshall), Michael B. Jordan (Creed), Becki Newton (Ugly Betty), Sean Hannity (FOX News), Raiko Bowman (The Hunger Games), Dominic Scaglione (Jersey Boys), Meg Donnelly (American Housewife), and Elena Kampouris (My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2).
David started taking pictures of models and actors while working himself as a model throughout Paris, Milan, Hamburg, Zurich, Stockholm, Miami, and New York. For the past 29 years he has been based in the New York market, shooting actors and models who are represented by the top acting managers and modeling agencies in NY. His work has appeared in magazines such as Swedish Elle & Cosmo, Best Body, Radio Ink, and People.
Having worked as a model and commercial actor with some of the best photographers and commercial directors in the world, David understands the creative process from both sides of the camera. He especially loves to work with kids and young adults just starting out in the business.