Headshots and comp cards are important professional tools, and like any tool, you’ll want to keep them fresh and ready for when the next job may call. While the headshots you had taken 5 years ago may have been fantastic, they do lose their efficacy as the years go on, and it’s important to always keep your headshots fresh and updated every couple of years. Continue reading When Should I Freshen Up My Headshot And Comp Cards?
What price would you place on a great first impression? When you can answer this question, you can also answer the question surrounding the value of a great headshot. Your headshot will act as the first impression, and lasting impression, you place on casting directors, modeling agencies, and other potential employers, so you’ll naturally want this impression to be a memorable and professional one. A great headshot holds a ton of value no matter what particular industry you’re in, and there are ways you can maximize the value of your headshot to get the maximum benefit. Continue reading The Value Of A Great Headshot
Whether you’re getting your headshot photos taken for the first time, or you’re having them re-taken for a bit of freshening up, it’s important to keep your look fresh and clean the day of your shoot. We have a few tips that you can use to make sure your headshot looks absolutely perfect, and what we suggest to do in order to freshen up your look before you have your headshot photos are: Continue reading Freshening Up Your Look Before Headshot Photos
For those in the acting or modeling industries, comp cards and headshots are two very important tools. However, these are not tools that are used in the same way, and there are times to have a comp card on hand, while there are other times where you should opt for a headshot instead. In order to know when to best use either tool, it’s important to learn just what the differences between the two are. Continue reading What Is The Difference Between Comp Cards And Headshots?
While your whole outfit isn’t on display in your headshot, the top of your outfit will be, so it’s best to make sure you wear something flattering in order to take the best photo. There are quite a few tips that can be useful in choosing just the right outfit for your headshot, and these tips are: Continue reading What Should I Wear To My Headshot Shoot?
Even the very best headshots won’t look their best if they’re not printed with quality in mind, and this is something that it’s important to remember if you plan to use your headshot in pushing you forward professionally. A casting director or modeling agency is more likely to gloss over a headshot that doesn’t appear to be printed with the highest quality in mind, and you’ll wind up setting yourself behind the competition rather than in front of it, even if your photo itself is great. Continue reading Quality Printing Gives You The Best Headshot
In order to fully understand the importance of a headshot, it’s also important to know just what your headshot will be used for. A headshot is used by those in the modeling, acting, and other professional industries to provide a professional photo in order to make a first and lasting impression, and it will be referred to more than once in the hiring process. Continue reading What Will My Headshot Be Used For?
Headshots place a lot of emphasis on the face, and one of the most important parts of your face is your skin or your complexion. Preparing your skin for your photo shoot day can help you to get a headshot you’re more satisfied with, and we have a few tips on making sure your skin looks its best! A few ways to prepare your skin before your headshot photo shoot day are: Continue reading Preparing Your Skin Before Your Photo Shoot Day
A talent agent is someone who represents an actor as s/he attempts to find work. Talent agents work closely with casting agents to match their clients with available roles. A talent agent will be familiar with what roles are being cast at present as well as what casting agents are looking for as they fill these roles. Most importantly, a good talent agent will be able to get you an audition for these roles. Continue reading Do I Need A Talent Agent?
It’s a fair question, really. Why do you need a professional head shot? You have your own camera, after all. And a tripod. And an eager friend who has volunteered to help you snap a few quick photos tomorrow after work. Then you’ll be all set to start printing off you own DIY head shots at home. Once you’ve sent these off to agencies and talent hunters, your career will surely take off.
It’s a good plan, right? Especially in this Do it Yourself age of Pinterest and Instagram. Unfortunately, not all projects are DIY eligible, especially an undertaking as crucial to your acting career as the production, printing, and distribution of your head shots. Selfies and casual shots snapped by friends are great for Facebook, but they just won’t cut it when it comes to your head shots. Continue reading Why Do I Need A Headshot?