Alan Weissman has established himself as one of Los Angeles’ foremost photographers. He has been a working professional photographer for over 28 years. Alan and his photography have been featured on CNN, ABC News, The E! Channel, The FX Channel, How to Look Good Naked, Japanese Fuji Television, and on the German show Mission Hollywood. Alan has also worked shooting celebrity portraits for The Bravo Channel, American Movie Classics, HBO, FOX, and National Geographic Channel.
Alan specializes in headshots, celebrity photos, and film noir photography. Weissman is a master of lighting, catering to each client by ensuring his or her comfort and ease before the camera. Morgan Freeman, Angelina Jolie, Salma Hayek, Tom Cruise, Cameron Diaz, Anthony Hopkins, Jodie Foster, Alec Baldwin, Gregory Peck, and Jack Lemmon are just a few of the many mega-stars to have graced his photographs. Steven Spielberg, Morgan Freeman, Jesse Jackson Jr., and Brett Butler are avid collectors of his work. Alan has exhibited his photographs in the Brooklyn Museum, Boston’s Polaroid Museum, the ABC Studios, NYC Hilton and Bergamot Station in Los Angeles
Alan’s travels have led him to document “Humanitarian Acupuncture Medicine” for Women, Children, and Monks in Bali, Myanmar (Burma), Bhutan and India. He has traveled to China for Kodak, Cuba and Southeast Asia as well, documenting the life of the people.
“The benefit of using LEDs has been the ability to study the light in real-time. Being able to check the key and fill light and also see the catchlights in my client’s eyes. This has been a catalyst for my creativity during shoots. What you see is what you get”.
~ Alan Weissman, Celebrity Headshot Photographer, Los Angeles