What’s in a headshot?
For starters: your look, your brand, your type, your age range, your possible occupations, your professionalism, your socioeconomic background, your personality traits, your inner emotional life…Yikes! That’s a lot of pressure to put on one photo!
Is your acting headshot really that important?
The simple, honest answer is “Yes!” Your headshot is a crucial part of your package; in fact, it’s the front page. You may not judge a book by its cover, but you will certainly be judged by your actor headshot. Your audition begins the moment you walk into the room, but your headshot may allow or prevent you from getting into that room in the first place.
The one reason why I do what I do, is to help my clients to succeed in their careers! I love working with actors, models and I'm so happy when their agents and managers are wowed by the final headshots images they see .
The main trick to a good headshot is one that speaks your personality. Did you know that the casting directors study your face and see if you have the right physical attributes for a given role? Your headshot is your first and only good impression. Invest in professional photography with the photographer that specializes in headshots, as amateur headshots are pretty obvious.
My major focus is your inside and how you feel, and my goal is to capture your best you.
The smile is important in the headshot, but the eyes can make or break the picture. Your eyes give you the opportunity to show the layers in your personality. You know what gets you represented by an agent and gets you in the door to audition for casting professionals? It's your personality.