50 Professional Headshots for College Students

With the over 20 students who have reached out to me about getting headshots in the last 2 weeks, this line has been a trend, “I wish I can get a professional headshot.” But the most shocking line for me has been “getting a headshot is a luxury.” I would like to create a solution for this and create opportunities for students.

This project would be a year long project made available for students throughout the year.

20 Minute photo sessions for each student

5 photos made available to choose from

$50 per session (Covered by Donors) Students will cover only $10 for their photo.

The average cost for a headshot photographer is $150 per hour +$$$ per photo. Hiring a headshot photographer, you will likely spend between $100 and $250 per hour +$$$ per photo.

My sessions will be at a discount; however, the experience will continue be at a premium.

In the future: I would like to replicate this model to provide this opportunity and experience to other universities beyond Cornell.

A little bit more about the project:
I recently received the Congressional Award Gold Medal, and as a leader, I would like to further my commitment to leadership, youth, and access to opportunities. Through the Congressional Award, I learned photography and the power of Digital story telling through portraits. Now that I have the skills to execute this project, I would love your support to make this once a small idea to one that can change the professional career direction of many.

Please send me an email ([email redacted]) if you would like to learn more about the project, I am more than excited to talk more on how this dream can become a reality.


  • Sandy Spavone 
    • $50 
    • 1 mo


Rafael Bitanga 
Kodiak, AK

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