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Headshot Advice
I have some slightly odd tips. Some of my headshotee’s have joked with how they feel really silly “doing one tip or other” but the results can make a world of difference to how you look on camera. If it feels weird it probably looks good My normal routine is to take a couple of test shots...
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Black and White for Actor Headshots (at least here in the UK) has traditionally been the only option. Spotlight “the home of casting” published a book with ONLY black and white headshots in it. Now, though it is much more usual to see colour headshots. Spotlight still only shows black and white headshots in its...
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Actor Headshots If you have ever heard anyone say you don’t look like your headshot – you need to get some new headshots taken ASAP. A big reason for not being cast is how closely you resemble your headshot. The casting director has picked your headshot as having the right appearance for a given part – do...
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Casting against type. We’ve all heard that expression. Casting directors absolutely want to see the same person they’ve selected via headshots. You need to know your BRAND – the type of role suited to you and your features. Embrace your big nose, high forehead and square jawline, you are going to be cast BECAUSE you...
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Headshot clothing advice for Men What to wear for a smart professional business headshot When choosing clothing for your professional business headshot: think about what you’d wear if you were meeting the people you want to view your image. For a lot of people that means – classic. A favourite suit that fits you well. Ties...
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