Carlos Taylhardat founded Art of Headshots in Vancouver in 2009 with a passion for seizing upon human experiences to capture the spirit of the individuals in the portrait. Inspired by his diplomat father who travelled the world photographing people from all walks of life, Carlos showcase the best of what makes everybody special.
With over 30 years of experience, Carlos knows how to take a good headshot. He honed his skills at a young age, studying photography at the Claude Watson School for the Arts, and never looked back. His clients include Microsoft, 3M, Lions Gate Studios, the Vancouver Art Gallery and actors who have been featured in The X-Files and various Walt Disney films.
Carlos was awarded photographer of the in 2005, co-founded the Veterans Portrait Project and is now building a new Art of Headshots in every city around the World.
Where it all began. Since 2009, Vancouver has been our home and our greatest inspiration for providing professional headshots to suit any occasion. With stunning scenery from the Pacific Ocean to the North Shore Mountains, a thriving entertainment economy and a Canadian hotspot for business retreats, Vancouver provides many opportunities for beautiful headshot photography to capture a moment, promote your best self and show the West Coast how amazing you can be.
Nicknamed “Hollywood North” for its vibrant film and television industry, acting headshots are essential for scoring casting breaks throughout Metro Vancouver. Art of Headshots creates engaging portraits to boost your portfolio and land that dream role of a lifetime.
Plus, with a booming startup community in Gastown and an abundance of nearby natural beauty, business headshots and corporate-event photographs are excellent tools to promote your brand, advance your company and make your stamp on the world, one headshot at a time.
• Actor Headshots
• Branding and Social-Media Headshots
• Company Headshots
• Corporate Headshots
• Event Photographs
• LinkedIn Headshots
• Professional Headshots
Not common knowledge
1 – Vancouver wasn’t called Vancouver until 1886, it used to be called Gastown from 1867 to 1886 and Granville prior to Gastown.
2 – The year that Vancouver was incorporated with its current name it had a great fire that destroyed all the major buildings for the exception of two ( https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Great_Vancouver_Fire ).
3 – Stanley Park awarded for the most beautiful park in any major city, wasn’t always an oasis. A darker history was an area to separate Squamish and Musqueam people who were victims of smallpox. Now called Dead Men Island.
4 – Art of Headshot own Electra Building in 970 Burrard Street was the tallest building in the Commonwealth, built by John Lain and Son’s in 1957.
5 – Downtown Vancouver is more than 65% residential, some of the corporate building have been transformed into residential housing to fulfill demand.
229 – 970 Burrard Street
Vancouver, BC, V6Z 2R4
227 - 970 Burrard Street, Vancouver, BC V6Z 2R4
Call - (604) 506-1766
131 9th Avenue SW #101, Calgary, AB T2P 1K1
Call - (587) 317-6663
366 Adelaide street east - suite 243, Toronto, ON, M5A 3X9
Call - (437) 800-1969
Art of Headshots Victoria Studio
106-1600 Quadra St. Victoria BC V8W 2L4
Call - (778) 403-6360