Professional Author Headshots (Members Only)

A special perk for being a 2018 Desert Sleuths and National Sisters in Crime member:

A new year approaches and we will all need a current photograph for promoting upcoming book releases, or a fresh image for social sites. No matter what stage you are in your writing life, PR and marketing are essential. YOU are your brand, so get a jump on 2018. The Desert Sleuths Board has hired professional photographer Ted Stratton of Moving Pictures LLC to capture the ideal YOU.

Cost: $15.00 – payable to SinC Desert Sleuths
What’s included: 3 poses (seated). Original Raw, High-Resolution jpegs emailed to you.

Extra Fee (optional): $35.00 per hour (1 hour minimum) for optimal image touch ups. You will deal directly with Ted Stratton for any additional work.

Where: Grimaldi’s Pizzeria Downtown Scottsdale, 4000 N. Scottsdale Rd., Scottsdale, AZ 85251.
When: January 17, 2018 (during the January 2018 Desert Sleuths monthly meeting).
Time: 5:00-8:00pm

How to sign up:
1) Reply to this email to reserve a session. Limited number of sittings, so act now.
2) January 17th, provide cash or your $15.00 check, payable to SinC Desert Sleuths.

This special opportunity is only available to current 2018 members of Sisters in Crime.
Join/Renew Desert Sleuths:
Join/Renew National Sisters in Crime:

Photographer instructions:
1) No full wardrobe changes (a different jacket or sweater is acceptable).
2) Seated poses only.
3) Ted will need your email address in order to provide final jpegs.
4) These sessions will be quick in order to get to everyone. Please be ready prior to your sitting (you are to provide your own makeup and styled hair).
5) You will need to sign an “Image for Usage” release agreement prior to your photography session. This is essentially an agreement to feature your photo by Ted Stratton as the copyright holder/photographer wherever possible. Example: Author Photographer: ©Ted Stratton.

Don’t miss out – Renew your memberships now, then email us to reserve your spot.


Author: Denise Ganley

Writer. Vegan. Pluviophile. 2020 Desert Sleuth Prez. Professional Beta Reader. & Host of the Heart-Shaped Books Podcast, where storytellers open up about the books that changed their lives.