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About Us

Lance Tilford is one of the top headshot photographers in the country and author of The Art of the Headshot.  Owner of Limelight Studio based in St. Louis, Lance shoots headshots for professional talent and also shoots lifestyle, corporate, commercial, fashion and creative portraits.  Lance brings his creative experience and marketing savvy to every shoot.

Tamara Tungate has been a professional makeup artist, actress and model for over 30 years and has worked on major national films, television and commercials.  She's done makeup for celebrities, brand commercial names and is a former Miss Missouri.

Shooting with Lance and Tamara is more than just a photo session; their experience, knowledge of the local and national talent industry and trends in lifestyle and commercial image marketing are invaluable to every client.

Lance Tilford

Limelight Studio 


Commercial Clients

  • MTV/Comedy Central
  • FOX2 KTVI & KPLR 11
  • McCall’s
  • Miss Missouri America/Miss Missouri USA
  • KFNS Radio
  • Cushman & Wakefield
  • McCormack, Baron, Salazar
  • Edward Jones Corp.
  • Speed Channel
  • Dean Volkswagen
  • Tierney Comm.
  • Hughes Corp.
  • Stages St. Louis
  • Arts for Life
  • Clean Earth Technology
  • Performing Arts Centre
  • Moneta Group
  • Tacony Corp.
  • Gershman Mortgage
  • Streetscape Magazine