HEADSHOTS, LIFESTYLE PHOTO, & VIDEO SHOOTS

A Breakdown for Creating Effective Actor Headshots

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By The Light Committee

Published in StarCentral Magazine

Actors that have gone through casting calls understand the importance of their headshots. A headshot is arguably the most vital marketing tool for an actor to land gigs. While things have changed with time – such as now using color headshots instead of black and white – there remain certain elements that help make for a successful headshot.

First, it is important to enlist the services of a professional headshot photographer. It is with their expertise that the essential elements for a good acting headshot can be captured. This is because headshots are made, not taken. Using a point-and-shoot camera – like the one on a smartphone – is to take a picture. But you work with a professional to create a photo. It is a collaborative process with various elements that come together to make it happen.

theatrical headshots
A Theatrical Headshot, Such as This, Has a Lot of Elements Behind-the-Scenes That Come Together to Create an Actor Headshot

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