Taking self-portraits allowed me to do the two things I loved: taking photos and modeling. Because I was the one both photographing and acting as the subject, I had total control of hair, makeup, wardrobe, lighting and angles of the images.
With Spring in full swing and Summer approaching, many of us will be looking to coordinate concepts with seasonal colors, and what better way to do that than with some bright colored seamless paper backdrops!
Introducing the new midsize 86″ x 12 yd Seamless Paper now available across all 65 colors.
Portrait photography, whether beauty, fashion or even head shots, can be easily complicated, and sometimes I find myself having to pull away elements to create the most impactful image. As the old adage says, “Less is More”!
Working with Actors and Entertainers is a really fun job and what I do as a headshot photographer is so important to the success of my client’s career. A headshot is a valuable marketing tool for people in the entertainment industry. You need to understand how to capture someone’s personality in order to create a strong headshot portfolio for your clients.
As a headshot photographer I not only photograph just actors & entertainers, but I’ve photographed a bunch of different business professionals. There are similarities to Acting Headshots and Corporate Headshots but there are also some differences you need to be aware of when taking on these different clients, so I’m breaking down a few key elements to the photo shoot.
I recently relocated to New York City. One thing I wasn’t able to bring was my beautiful collection of seamless backdrops, but luckily I was able to get my hands on a few of Savage’s Collapsible Backdrops which have become a saving grace for me.
Are you the type of photographer that is set in your ways? While it’s important on the one hand to be able to produce consistent results, it’s also important to push your creativity to keep your work fresh and exciting. One such way I was able to do this was by using collapsible backdrops and photographing them with lower apertures.
Ditch the selfies, because the era of the professional social media headshot is here! In our physically disconnected world, where so many of our connections are made online, it’s more important than ever for people to sense your authenticity and your personality.