Headshots In The Hot Weather

Headshots In The Hot Weather

Here in the UK we’ve had some searingly high temperatures recently but shooting your headshots in the hot weather can cause some problems. Headshots in the hot weather. A client arrived late for her shoot just last week and knowing she was runnng late meant that she was rushing to get to the studio on time. And of course this left her flustered and stressed and as a result it made her temperature rise – understandably so. When she did arrive she was about 30 minutes late which was ok by me as I always leave enough time to photograph […]

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How to create beautiful photos with objects around the house by VeryEasyPhotography

How to create beautiful photos with objects around the house. In the difficult times of lockdown how do we carry on with our love of photography whilst confined to our homes? One way is to get out into the garden (if you have one) and shoot some beautiful images of flowers. But how do you create beautiful photos without the benefits of studio lighting? Well use natural light, nature has provided us with a wonderfully free light source. Lets use it! Follow along with the short video below and you’ll see how I used some everyday objects from around the […]

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Flexible Part Time Jobs for Actors I don’t think there’s ever been a better selection of than right now. In today’s modern online work environment and gig inspired economy, there are lot’s more opportunities to find fl exible part time jobs for actors. These jobs allow you the freedom and flexibility to make good money when you are not acting. Picture this; Your schedule says you finish filming on Wednesday, you’re back into work on Thursday morning. But, the director needs another day’s shooting for some pick up scenes. How do you cope when you have to be back at […]

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Why The Right Headshot Matters

Why The Right Headshot Matters

Having your headshot done can sometimes be a daunting proposition, but the right headshot matters. In reality if you choose the right headshot photographer for you, it can be an enjoyable experience. As you can see by the video testiomonial from a rcent client Felipe Pacheco, why the right headshot matters. There are techniques headshot photographers can use to help you feel more comfortable.Everything from everyday scenarios to more specific situations closer to your actual needs. For instance, an actor will respond differeently to a corporate heavyweight, a doctor may react differently to a model etc. But why the right […]

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The Headshot Superhero

The Headshot Superhero

The Original Headshot Superhero In the world of comic book superheroes there maybe one you haven’t heard of yet… He’s The Headshot Super Hero! But, who is this guy? What does he do and how can he help those in need??? If your headshot isn’t scoring you enough auditions, if it can’t get you through the casting directors door, if your headshot leaves you feeling unconfident… you need The Headshot Super Hero. He’ll smash your worries away, he’ll banish the blues and give you a headshot that knocks down doors! POW, KABOOM & THWACK – he’s got your back! He’s […]

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Why some actors choose the wrong headshots?

Why some actors choose the wrong headshots?

Why some actors choose the wrong headshots   Why do some actors choose the wrong headshots?  A couple of weeks ago a well seasoned actor – by that mean an experienced actor,  they’d done plenty of stage, film and TV in their career. They came to see me as work had started to dry up recently and they and their agent felt a new set of headshots could freshen up their image and reintroduce them to casting directors. Sometimes before a shoot I look at an actor’s previous headshots to get a feel of how they’ve been promoting themselves, and […]

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How To Analyse Your Headshot – Part 4

How To Analyse Your Headshot – Part 4

How To Analyse Your Headshot – Part 4 Wearing the wrong clothes in your headshot is another common mistake,  they can distract the eye of the viewer away from your face. As I’ve talked about in the previous 3 parts of How To Analyse Your Headshot the eyes of the viewer should be focused on your face. Sometimes you are making a definite statement with what you wear, it’s an integral part of the message you want to send with your headshot. In general terms it’s best to keep the clothes plain. Jazzy patterns, strong stripes, fussy necklines and gaudy […]

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How To Analyse Your Headshot Part 3

How To Analyse Your Headshot Part 3

How do you inject your personality in a headshot?   What’s Personality? The most basic way to show personality in a headshot is to have one – a personality that is. By that I mean rather than being afraid of the camera you should welcome it’s lens and engage with it. It has often been said that Marilyn Monroe made love to the camera – what is clear in her photos is that she clearly loved being in front of the lens. Don’t be afraid of the camera it is your friend as is the photographer who is collaborating with […]

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How To Analyse Your Profile Headshot – Part 2

How To Analyse Your Profile Headshot – Part 2

How To Analyse Your Profile Headshot – Part 2 Continued from previous post It’s all in the eyes in a profile headshot I see the same issues crop up time after time in profile headshots and profile photos; the subject’s eyes are dead and lifeless, devoid of emotion and depth. It’s one of the most common mistakes I see in headshots, the subject focuses in the wrong place and fails to inject personality. It applies to every kind of headshot, profile picture or personal branding image, and since we live in a visually aware world, where we’re all trained to […]

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Analyse Your Headshot – Work Out Why It Isn’t Working

Analyse Your Headshot – Work Out Why It Isn’t Working

How to analyse your headshot We live in a visual world, how do you anaylse your headshot when we are trained to make judgements instantly about the images we see. If you are using a headshot or personal branding images for profile pictures and social media platforms then it’s worth taking a few minutes to analyse your headshot You may be surprised to learn your image is sending the wrong message! You can analyse your headshot in its 3 most important elements. Eyes Personality Background It amazes me how many actors look at their headshots through rose-tinted glasses, glossing over […]

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