Thinking of booking a headshot session? Do you have a session booked, but are confused about what to wear? Are you looking to update your Linkedin profile? Are you an actor or musician that needs new headshots or personal branding images? Well, look no further guys. I’ve compiled an extensive list of useful tips to […]Read More MY TOP 20 USEFUL HEADSHOT SESSION TIPS.
#20 DON’T UNDERESTIMATE THE VALUE OF GETTING PROFESSIONAL HEADSHOTS! Repeat that over and over until it sinks in. Your face represents your brand. It’s your calling card. If you want people to take you seriously, you must have a high-quality headshot. A professional headshot is going to add value to your profile and help to get you […]Read More USEFUL HEADSHOT TIPS.
#16 DRESS APPROPRIATELY FOR YOUR BRAND OR ROLE. It’s important. Consider how you want to present yourself in your headshots or business portraits. These photographs will represent you and your brand on platforms like Linkedin, Facebook or a company website. They need to be an accurate representation of you. Think about the clothing you plan […]Read More USEFUL HEADSHOT TIPS.
#15 WEAR CLOTHING THAT FITS YOU! It’s headshot time, not ‘hammer time!’ “Break it down!” Baggy clothes might be comfortable and we’ve all been enjoying wearing our ‘comfies’ during the Coronavirus Pandemic, but they don’t photograph well. So don’t turn up to your headshot session wearing your favourite chunky jumper, over-sized t-shirt or ‘MC Hammer […]Read More USEFUL HEADSHOT TIPS.
#8 DITCH THE FAKE TAN! The brutal truth is that fake tan just does not photograph well. You want to look your best for your headshot session, we’ve discussed this in previous posts. You want your headshot to get you noticed FOR THE RIGHT REASONS, not the wrong ones! So why shouldn’t you use fake tan […]Read More USEFUL HEADSHOT TIPS
#6 LAY OFF THE BOOZE! Thinking of getting a little ‘Dutch Courage’ before your headshot session? Any photographer worth their salt is going to put you at ease and coach you into getting the best from your photoshoot. I’d recommend that you avoid all alcohol for up to a week prior to the shoot. You […]Read More USEFUL HEADSHOT TIPS
Hello everyone.In today’s post, I’m showcasing some images from a photo-shoot with a historical theme.I’ve had a lifelong interest in history. World War 2 has fascinated me since I was a child, but I’m also interested in the Medieval period. So when Tegan and I got together to shoot, we put together a concept based […]Read More Photographing Medieval History’s Heroes……….and Villains!
I’ve been getting tons of questions about my editing techniques lately, so I’ve decided to put together this step by step guide that will hopefully serve as a useful resource and reference tool. First of all, as I’m sure you all know by now, my style drifts towards the fine art photography genre. The techniques […]Read More My ultimate step by step Lightroom and Photoshop editing workflow guide, including follow along video.
Lets get straight to the meat and potatoes with some quick photoshoot tips 1) Have your lighting and gear set up, switched on, tested and ready to go before your subject/model arrives. It may seem obvious but it will save you time and it will give your model/subject some initial confidence in that you know […]Read More My quick start photoshoot guide/checklist.
We’ve all been there right? That one little negative comment on your picture, out of a hundred, that tries to illicit a reaction and get a rise from you. My wife will tell you that I’ve addressed a few of these recently. In fact the more of my work I post in say Facebook groups […]Read More 5 ways of dealing with Internet trolls.