Here’s the question you should be asking: Can the photographer bring out both my commercial essence and my theatrical essence?
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Your headshot needs to capture you. Your unique personality and how you’re castable.
Here’s 3 Questions That Will Help You Decide If You Need New Headshots
When you hire someone to do something for you — an artist, a skilled worker, or anyone for that matter — what they do is what you get.
No one cares if your eyes are asymmetrical or if your smile is crooked. All they care about is if you look like you can play the part. Period.
If you’re rushing the process you’ll surely spend more money and time than you wanted to in the first place.
Just like any other part of your branding, however, paying for a headshot is all about investing in something now, in order to get much higher returns later on.
Casting directors and agents know the difference between professional headshots and those taken by an amateur.
Headshot photographer Vanie Poyey received an email from an old client whose manager had offered to take her headshots. What did she tell her?
Your agents need to sell you so when they ask for headshots with personality just trust them!
When someone is overly controlling about every aspect of the shoot from the largest detail to the smallest of details, it tends to stifle creativity.
Interview: Headshot Photographer Peter Konerko: “There is nothing more boring than a picture of an actor playing an actor”
Peter: “The best shoots are when the talent defines the looks and commits to a playable action”
Check out these 5 easy steps to getting a great headshot
Headshot Photographer Lesley Bohm: “I focus on personality and who you are rather than just surface”
Headshot photographer Lesley Bohm talks to us about the importance of a great picture, going digital and more!