Berkeley's Top-Rated Headshot Studio

We are a full-service photography studio located in the heart of the world-renowned research institution. We've helped hundreds of graduate students, researchers, and professionals in the East Bay cultivate a distinctive image – and we can help you develop your unique brand recognition.

Why Choose Us

1.  Expertise

We specialize in contemporary headshots and portraits, designed for LinkedIn, personal websites, invited talks, etc. We carry extensive lighting, modifiers, and gear that beats our competition in terms of sheer quality.

2.  Convenience

Easy online booking & convenient location near UC Berkeley. For parties of over fifteen, we can set up at your office.

3.  Experience

At our studio we offer a casual ambience surrounded by art and music which feels much like a second home.  With over four years of experience, we understand how to direct people and get authentic expressions.

4.  Off-hours

We offer efficient 30-minute and 60-minute slot sessions on weekends and late hours on weeknights. Coffee and tea always on tap!


What They Have Said

Margaret T.

"Matt offers a comfortable portrait session with relaxed conversation to photograph you as yourself rather than you in your most awkward pose. His photographs are well-lit and well-composed. You'll have a range of images from which to choose - head shots, speaking 'action' shots, and more. His turn around time is quick and you'll have a good time too."

Alok S.

"Matt did a great job, and I saw for the first time that you can talk and get great pictures. I also got what is maybe the only picture of my Duchenne smile (the genuine smile)."

Jo L.

"As a portrait photographer, Matt strikes the perfect balance between flexible and professional. While he was willing to accommodate all of my random requests, he also made sure to capture the formal/traditional poses and backgrounds. Post-session, I received a lot of follow-up regarding the proofs and photo-editing."

Keith W.

"Matt really likes to get the person relaxed and comfortable in front of the camera; he asks (in a respectful and non-intrusive way) about life goals, passions, dreams. This process, I believe, made the experience and the portraits more intimate and personal -- which is great if you want your pictures to capture the real you!" 


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About Matt

Matt L. Wong (b. 1990) is a professional portrait photographer serving business, education, and non-profit sectors the San Francisco Bay Area since 2016.

To book your first experience, click here. For an on-location session at your company office, please submit a form at the bottom of this page. For more information, please refer to the FAQ, Testimonials, and History of the studio.


C: 1-510-239-7041

Notable Clients: EmergeCA, UC Berkeley, UC Davis GSM, Kleinfelder Engineering, UC Berkeley Graduate Student Body, Dejusticia, Redwood Growth Partners, CUMC Faculty

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Rates + Packages


‣ 30 Minutes
‣ 50+ Images
‣ 2 Backdrops
‣ Two Retouched Images
‣ $175

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‣ 60 Minutes
‣ 100+ Images
‣ 3 Backdrops
‣ Three Retouched Images
‣ $275

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‣ 120 Minutes
‣ 200+ Images
‣ 4+ Backdrops
‣ Five Retouched Images
‣ $495

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All sessions include . . .

  • Professional 5-point synchronized ultra-soft lighting (see Equipment List)
  • 300 sq-ft, 7'11" ceiling private studio, located two blocks north of UCB Campus (we can set-up at your office)
  • 100% satisfaction or a full refund, including your deposit.
  • All images shared confidentially through cloud storage, so you can choose your favorites
  • Advanced retouching of selected images in Lightroom and Adobe Photoshop
  • For more information, read our FAQ and Terms & Conditions
  • Read our Blog for weekly analysis of photography making the news
  • My Top 10 Reasons to hire a photographer specializing in portraits to take your company headshots

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Get in touch!

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