I’m just going to write this post out as a series of bullet points. Better to just get to the point and avoid the fluff. Some of the suggestions are pretty basic but you’d be surprised to hear how often they are overlooked. Below are some tips for getting the best out of your business […]
Whether or not you smile or choose not to smile in your headshot goes back to the first step of the whole process—what are you trying to achieve. Is it a corporate shot or an actor’s shots. If your an actor, does a big smile represent you and what you want to communicate to your […]
A quick post. When you’re having your picture taken professionally you want to remember that people have “sides”. By this I mean one side of your face may be more flattering to the camera—you’re part may be one way or another, you may have a stronger stance with one shoulder towards the camera versus the other, […]
Confidence, or the lack there of, shows through the eyes. This is an extremely important headshot tip. Because the still camera captures images moment by moment, you need to make that moment count. And the difference can be made with the expression in your eyes. Fear and a lack of confidence are often associated with […]
The Corporate Headshot The Corporate Headshot is an interesting thing. That might sound of weird, as a corporate headshot sounds like it’d be a fairly mundane thing. But it’s not. Jobs, the exchange of money, trust, can start with a headshot. I don’t want to use elevated rhetoric here. A don’t pretend to believe a […]
You may be an actor, you may not be. If you are, you most likely know what subtext is. If you aren’t, and you don’t know, you’ll know what it is after reading this post. Subtext is simply the information found “between the lines”. Often what’s unspoken or directly communicated yet suggested when viewing the […]
I’m not sure who the lady in the video is, and I don’t care for the “style of the video” but the content is worth taking in. What she calls “turtle” is an effective technique for sure. They all are for that matter.
Something as simple as the direction one tilts their head can totally change the mood of a photograph. Tilt your head toward your lower shoulder and you may appear more “masculine”, tilt your head more toward camera and you may appear more “feminine”. In my experience there is no absolute way to tilt the head […]
Some decent tips here… It’s amazing how a seemingly simple thing like this can make or break a photo. Check it out.