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Headshot or head shot is a portrait of an actor or business professional used to brand themselves through social media and in the “about us” page in a website.  Other uses of headshots are in business cards and brochures.  Our blog is dedicated towards information about headshots, social media, movies and branding.

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Wishing a 新年快乐 (Happy Chinese New Year)

YEAR OF THE DOG This is the year of hard work ( year of the dog ), you can’t rely on luck or past success to carry you through the next 12 months.  Looking for  a new business venture, promotion or a new career – this is the year to work harder if you want […]

why do I photograph so badly

“I want you to know that I hate getting my photos taken”, often are the first few words clients say upon entering my room.  “…  It’s my favorite problem to resolve, my career has been built by resolving this problem because today you are about to experience something different”, is my usual reply to people […]

Professional Profile Picture

“We are changing the word headshots to professional profile picture”, explained one of my competitors during a phone conversation about the progress of portrait photography.  This competitor which I won’t mention names is a photographer dedicated to headshots and believes the word headshot to be outdated and should be changed to professional profile pictures. I […]

Business lessons from thousand’s of headshots 

Last week I was emailed by a motivational speaker who had a lot of fascinating things to say about his experiences interviewing successful people. Afterwards, I thought to myself: Wow!  Maybe, just maybe, I can write about lessons that I have learned from CEO’s, Supreme Court Justices, scientists, inventors and all of the thousands of […]

Method Acting Headshots

“The secret to moving the passions in others is to be moved oneself” said Aristotle and then he added “that moving oneself is made possible by bringing to the fore visions of experiences from life”.   I wonder, why wouldn’t any actor want to bring to the fore vision of his or her experiences in the casting […]