Tips to get the best out of your headshot Session No 5.

Make sure you’re well lit. It’s the photographer’s technical expertise to ensure that there is the correct type of lighting for the shoot. However, you can get involved. Unless you have a really strong opinion on what background or location you want, be guided by the photographer. For instance, having a shoot outside in someContinue reading “Tips to get the best out of your headshot Session No 5.”

Tips to get the best out of your Headshot Session No 4

Tether yourself I always shoot tethered. What does that mean? Well, the photographer will have a laptop connected to their camera that will instantly have the photos loaded. You can then see them as they are taken on a reasonable size screen instead of the small LCD on the back of the camera. This enablesContinue reading “Tips to get the best out of your Headshot Session No 4”

Tips to get the best out of your Headshot Session No 3

Cheese is for eating. It can be hard for both the subject and the photographer to get a natural unforced smile. The subject needs to be relaxed and the photographer needs to make the subject feel relaxed. There are lots of methods for this and saying cheese or being asked to “smile” are not oneContinue reading “Tips to get the best out of your Headshot Session No 3”

Tips to get the best out of your Headshot Session No 2

There’s always 2 sides to everything That old clique rings true. Everyone has a better side. Whether they know which one it is or not is a different matter. Ask the photographer to take any side on poses from both sides. Better still see if you can work it out with some selfies at homeContinue reading “Tips to get the best out of your Headshot Session No 2”

Tips to get the best out of your Headshot Session No 1

Don’t have an exaggerated pose The best headshots are from natural-looking and simple poses with clean lines. So having a pose that feels unnatural is not going to aid the final result. I usually shoot head on first which means that the head and shoulders are directly towards the camera and then I’ll ask myContinue reading “Tips to get the best out of your Headshot Session No 1”