Category:actor headshots

Melbourne actress smiling for a relaxed actor headshot. She wears a blue blazer and is in front of an earthy brown background in a studio.

How to find a good headshot photographer.

How do I find a good headshot photographer? Have you ever struggled having your photograph taken before? Finding the process awkward or uncomfortable?Did you end up with headshots that didn’t feel right, or even really look like you? If so, it’s likely that you haven’t quite bonded with your photographer. It could be that the conversation didn’t flow, you don’t like their photography style, or they over-retouched your photos. Finding a headshot photographer sounds simple enough, but there are things […]

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Tips We Can Glean From Great Actors’ Headshots

Tips We Can Glean From Great Actors’ Headshots There are all sorts of different ways to take a great headshot, and all kinds of reasons to do so. But whether you’re having headshots taken for professional branding, for an acting portfolio, or even simply for personal use on social media profiles, you’ll naturally want to make sure you look your best! This is something a skilled professional photographer can help you with in any number of ways. But it’s also […]

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When To Update Your Headshots

What should you wear for your LinkedIn Headshot? If you’re currently using a headshot across your social platforms, email and website, then that’s great – you’re on the right track. However, it’s important to make sure your headshot stays up to date and relevant. What should my headshot say? Essentially, your headshot communicates who you are. It’s a vice to guide first impressions. Which is why it’s important that your headshot is capturing the right things. For you, this might […]

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How to take a headshot - 15 tips from a professional headshot photographer

How to take a headshot – 15 tips from a professional headshot photographer.

How To Take A Headshot Tips from a professional headshot photographer In Melbourne, Covid-19 had most of us in complete lockdown for months. While we were all working from home and staying in isolation, I put together a guide to assist people in capturing an updated headshot. After all, nobody was able to go to a professional headshot photographer! Since then, this blog post has brought people to my website from all over the world (it’s a little crazy, actually!). So […]

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Headshot Style Ideas

The concept of a headshot is simple enough. You know that you need an updated image. It needs to make sure that you’re recognisable. The image should be professional, and it should relate to what you do. But when it comes to a headshot or branding portrait, there are so many choices and considerations you can make. Many of my clients give me creative license to help them with choices like backgrounds, lightings and outfits. I love being able to […]

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Who needs a headshot?

A professional headshot is an important branding tool for all careers. The question of who needs a headshot (or, if YOU need a headshot), is simply answered by the question: “Do you want to make a great first impression?” If your answer is “yes”, then the next step is to start looking at your online appearance. If that be across your social media profiles, website, online CV. Or even in printed marketing materials such as flyers, business cards and signage. […]

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3 Benefits of Hiring a Professional Photographer

Photographs allow you to capture memories and preserve them through generations. Although this form of art is relatively new, pictures have become an integral part of our history and society. We use them to transmit messages, stir emotions, and record cherished moments. Taking a good picture goes beyond using the right camera or image editor. Elements like lighting, contrast, and the different camera settings you have available can make a huge difference to the quality of your shots. Not only […]

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Melbourne Actor Headshots of Kaitlyn

Meet Kaitlyn – the NIDA graduate who is already kicking goals. I worked with Kaitlyn earlier in the year on some new actor headshots (also, how is it April??). She approached the whole shoot with such a positive attitude, completing my pre-shoot survey and really thinking about what she needed, and where she wanted to go in the industry. And then when we met, I found out that Kaitlyn had already been cast in The Australian Shakespeare Company production: Much […]

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Updating Lucie’s Actor Headshot Portfolio

Lucie – Melbourne Actor, Musician and Artist. This was my second time working with Lucie, and I couldn’t be happier to have the opportunity to capture some more actor headshots for this talented woman. This time we worked together on a gloriously warm and sunny Sunday morning. Lucie gave me the exciting news that she was off to LA, and she was updating her actor headshots before the big move. I am so thrilled to hear about this amazing move […]

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Makeup tips for professional headshots

Makeup Tips for Professional Headshots Makeup for headshots: One of the big considerations that people often seek advice on is how to do their hair and makeup for their headshots. I can see why people stress about this aspect of the process. You might not wear a lot of makeup, or you might usually keep your hairstyles simple. But that’s okay. You don’t need advanced foundation contouring or smokey eyes for your personal branding photoshoot. Even for actors, it isn’t […]

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