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Actors: How to Choose the Right Headshots

Actors: How to Choose the Right Headshots

08/06/2014 | Uncategorized | No Comments

Okay, you’ve got your contact sheet back and are overwhelmed by hundreds of photos of your face glaring at you. How do you even attempt to narrow down your choices? The first thing you should do is email the contact sheet to your agent. It is very important they see it as they have a…

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Actors: 4 Ways to Prepare For a Headshot Session!

Actors: 4 Ways to Prepare For a Headshot Session!

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  Deneika Hamilton of “Imperium Management” So you’ve decided on your headshot photographer and  booked your headshot session but now what? How do you prepare for your session? 1.) Decide on clothing: It is best to bring a wide variety of tops with various colours and cuts so that together you and your photographer can…

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Actors: How to Choose the Right Headshot Photographer for You!

Actors: How to Choose the Right Headshot Photographer for You!

05/06/2014 | Uncategorized | No Comments

Alasdair Shanks of “Imperium Management” Here are a few things to think about: Time Limit– How long is the photographer willing to spend with you? It is important to ask how much time they will spend with you. If it is only an hour, no matter how good they are, you may not get a…

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Actors and Headshots: Are You Camera Shy?

Actors and Headshots: Are You Camera Shy?

18/02/2014 | Uncategorized | No Comments

Actors: Are you nervous in front of the camera? Damson Idris of “The Identity Agency Group” I always find it fascinating that actors can thrive on stage or on film but immediately stiffen up in front of a DSLR camera. The key to great headshots is having natural and relaxed ones where you look like…

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Actors and Actresses: How Should I Wear My Hair for My Headshot Session?

Actors and Actresses: How Should I Wear My Hair for My Headshot Session?

18/02/2014 | Uncategorized | No Comments

Bronte Norman-Terrell of Waring & McKenna Your hairstyle is very important to headshots because it can easily make them appear outdated in a matter of months. Hair needs to be as classic and trend-free as possible. Bright colours, bleached blonde hair, overly tweezed/pencilled eyebrows and heavily stylized hair quickly outdate shots and limit your casting…

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Actresses: What Kind of Makeup Should I Wear For My Headshots?

Actresses: What Kind of Makeup Should I Wear For My Headshots?

18/02/2014 | Uncategorized | No Comments

Sophie Attwood of “Imperium Management” As a female headshot photographer, I always get asked how much makeup actresses should wear for their headshots. I tell them to wear what they wear on a normal day but more polished. You want to look like yourself! If you normally don’t wear makeup, then it is silly to…

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Headshot Posing Tips for Actors!

Headshot Posing Tips for Actors!

18/02/2014 | Uncategorized | No Comments

Alasdair Shanks of “Imperium Management” When telling actors how to pose, I just to remind them to be as natural as possible. This isn’t a modeling gig; you are an actor playing yourself! Changing from pose to pose in between snaps of the camera’s shutter is not essential and often looks awkward. Headshots are about…

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Actors: Take Control of Your Headshots!

Actors: Take Control of Your Headshots!

18/02/2014 | Uncategorized | No Comments

Phil Ridout of “Imperium Management” This blog will serve as a series of articles with tips and advice for the actor’s every concern about headshots. In the future I will be discussing a wide variety of topics that will help you get your best headshots yet!  Do your homework Find the right headshot photographer for…

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Actors: How to Choose the Right Headshots

Actors: How to Choose the Right Headshots

08/06/2014 | Uncategorized | No Comments

Okay, you’ve got your contact sheet back and are overwhelmed by hundreds of photos of your face glaring at you. How do you even attempt to narrow down your choices? The first thing you should do is email the contact sheet to your agent. It is very important they see it as they have a…

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Actors: 4 Ways to Prepare For a Headshot Session!

Actors: 4 Ways to Prepare For a Headshot Session!

08/06/2014 | Uncategorized | No Comments

  Deneika Hamilton of “Imperium Management” So you’ve decided on your headshot photographer and  booked your headshot session but now what? How do you prepare for your session? 1.) Decide on clothing: It is best to bring a wide variety of tops with various colours and cuts so that together you and your photographer can…

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