Who Chooses Your Actors Headshot?

Who Chooses Your Actors Headshot? Is it you? Is it your Agent? Is it your headshot photographer or is it your family? What about if you’re not sure of which one is the best headshot for you? What if you don’t like the way you look, how on earth are you supposed to choose headshot that’ll get you work as you probably won’t like any of them? Ultimately it’s your career so you have to make the final decision however there are people out there who have your best interests at heart and will help you out. There are lots […]

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Shakepeare’s Top Ten Tips For A Great Actors Headshot Part 1

‘This above all else: to thine own self be true’ – Hamlet…in other words make sure you look like your headshot. This is perhaps one of the most crucial aspects of your headshot. It has to be a true representation of you. There is no point in sending out a headshot that no longer looks like you. For instance; if your hair was blonde and long but is now black and short – you don’t look like your headshot anymore. Equally so for the guys, if for some strange reason you had your headshot taken with a beard and then […]

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Louise O’Hara

Hi Nick! Just wanted to say a final thank you for my amazing headshots. I just looked over the photos on the disc which I received earlier last week and even the unedited ones are absolutely amazing. Thank you again for such an inviting afternoon. Hopefully I’ll see you in the future when we will be working together again. Also I will definitely be recommending you to all my friends, I don’t think I could sing your praises enough!

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Uta Hagen’s 9 Questions For Actors

Following on from yesterdays post I’ve had quite a few of you ask me what actually are ‘Uta Hagen’s 9 Questions’ As photographer who specialises in shooting headshots for actors I often take headshots of young and aspiring thespians, many of whom are still studying and constantly looking for way to increase their knowledge and acting technique. I don’t profess to have all the answers but I do have a healthy interest in ensuring I can help my clients and add value to every session that I shoot. After all my clients are my lifeblood and as I spend most […]

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Siobhan Luff

Nick is very professional, very helpful and made me feel comfortable and confident throughout the session. His prices are reasonable and he gives you some helpful tips along the way. He’s definitely the man to see.

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Katherine Astbury

Nick Gregan is a fantastic photographer! His skill and experience are very apparent from the word go, and he really puts you at ease. He is passionate about what he does, and really helps you to get the right headshot for you; offering advice before, during and after your appointment! A true professional.

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Actors Headshots – Colour or Black & White?

This is an easy one to answer, back in the ‘good old days’ actors headshots were always b&w. The main reasons for this were the ease of production and the ability to keep the cost down to a reasonable level. Most photographers shot on b&w film then processed and printed the 10×8’s in their own darkroom. Buying colour film was more expensive, added to that the cost of having to have the film processed and printed by a lab drove the cost up to make it much more expensive than b&w. Whizz forward to the modern day of digital cameras […]

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Kelly Downes

Nick Gregan is the only photographer I have been to that makes you feel very comfortable in the studio an most important infront of the camara. He has many years experience and knows how to get the most from the client hence having more than enough great headshot choices. I can recommend him highly enough and would never go anywhere else.

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