Portrait Photography and Headshots

When was the last time you had your photo taken?

I get it, it’s uncomfortable. But actually, it doesn’t have to be like that!

No matter if you’re a business professional or just someone who’d like a few nice portraits for your online dating profile, your Social Media, as a present for mum, for LinkedIn or just for yourself – I offer different options for different needs.

My aim is it, to make my portrait photography sessions relaxed and enjoyable. We’re just hanging out and I take photos of you being you.

I shoot on location, wherever that is. And my style is more documentary than anything else. A portrait session will probably never be 100% documentary – unless you want that – but I document more than I pose and direct during a photography session.

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Client Love Letters

"Anja has done an amazing job with my portraits and she knows exactly how to capture my most spontaneous moments."

– Chrissa M.

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What's my style?

How do you feel if someone tells you to sit down on “that pretty bench” and look at the camera?
Now smile naturally please!
No, not like that! A real smile!

Yeah, that feels weird, right? Honestly, I don’t like it either. That’s the thing though… I understand how uncomfortable it can be. So my goal is it to make you NOT feel like that.

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I talk to you like a friend and we’ll just hang out for a bit. We’ll have a chat before we start shooting, my camera will sit next to me the whole time. It’s small and not at all daunting. Kinda like me 😉

The core of my work is based on a documentary approach. Unposed moments are so much more honest, real and relatable. Yes, you might be asked to stand in a certain place if the light looks nice. You will probably also look at my camera. I may even ask you to smile. But through all that, we’ll just talk. About anything. Your pets. My cold flat. Your next travel plans. Or your business. We’ll break the ice and in the end, you’ll walk away with photos that you’ll love.

I offer different sessions based on your needs (and budget). Those sessions will be different in length and outcome. The longer our session is, the more we can work on showcasing who you are, what you do and what you bring to the world as a human being, a professional or a business.

Personal portrait or headshot sessions are a bit shorter than a full branding session. To learn more about the different options, scroll down to see my session and pricing overview.
Alternatively, have a read through my “Branding and Behind the Scenes (BTS)” sessions.

Branding and Behind The Scenes

Pricing overview

The portrait


  • consultation/questionnaire
  • up to 2-hour photo session at up to 3 locations
  • 40 fully edited photos as high-res download via an online gallery
  • photos can be used for commercial purposes

The headshot


  • consultation/questionnaire
  • 45-minute photo session
  • 15 fully edited photos as high-res download via an online gallery
  • photos can be used for commercial purposes
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Curious to find out more? Click the button below for further information on video portraits, portrait films or “moving portraits” as I call them.

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