SF East Bay Area Headshots

Optimize Your Profile Today!

By Saying NO To That Selfie

Portraits Made Easy & Enjoyable

Believe me, I totally get that having your photo taken can be both nerve-wracking and a time-consuming chore you want to put off. You might think, “Ugh, I don’t want some stranger to stick a big black box in my face, I’ll just use a selfie.”

Wait, put the iPhone DOWN ’cause I’m here to help you get a headshot that reflects you and your personality and will be the essential tool you need for your online profile.

Life may be more casual in the San Francisco Bay Area, but you still need a seriously good headshot to make a great first impression and that selfie just doesn’t cut it.

Headshot Services

Love From Our Clients

“I enjoyed my session, liked all the options and loved the photos.  Especially, the outdoor images, which I didn’t even realize where an option until Cyndi offered them.” Miyoko S


“I found the portrait session very enjoyable. Cyndi made me feel so comfortable in front of the camera (words I never write).  Thank you for that.” Liliana G


“I got exactly what I was looking for. Reasonable pricing and gorgeous photos. Cyndi made me feel comfortable and I appreciated the extra time she took. Excellent experience.”

Marie K

Business Owner

“Cyndi is a delight.  She put my grumpy, non photogenic self at ease and took lovely pictures that I can use for professional purposes.  She turned something I dreaded into a pleasure.” Lisa M


Chickpea Photography is boutique portrait studio specializing in modern, professional and fun lifestyle portraits for business, social media and dating.  Both in our East Bay studio and at various locations all over the Greater San Francisco Bay Area since 2009.