Joey Y.

Blogs by Art of Headshots

actor headshot photographers

Being one of the actor, headshot photographers, has never been more exciting or fulfilling than now. “Carlos, my son, just received a role on a new Netflix series,” explained one of my VIP clients after a headshot session. “Thank you for the headshot that opened this opportunity.” US film productions are moving to Vancouver, Toronto, […]

personal branding for entrepreneurs

Art of Headshots provides the essential personal branding for entrepreneurs tool; Your headshot is the spiritual logo of the founder. We don’t merely generate headshots but an Art of Headshots, which is photographed differently, with passion, observation and a meticulous system aimed toward realizing a portrait that will ignite smiles from your loved ones and […]

BLACK LIVES MATTER

Black Lives Matter; in 2020 racism isn’t acceptable and much less a system that purposefully or mistakenly promotes racism. We at Art of Headshots, care, care about the evolution of a better society for all. While in High School I joined the Rugby team and played bench all year because I was the shortest player […]

Headshots for Social Media and branding success

Headshots for social media is the paramount tool for success for online branding. Upon googling the search term “best social media tool” one will find articles upon news about applications like Buffer, Social Clout, Feedly and the list will go on forever. Tons of recommended applications found to improve content and nothing mentioned regarding headshots […]

Terry O’Neill

Terry O’Neill ( 1938 – 2019 ) “As one of the most iconic photographers of the last 60 years, his legendary pictures will forever remain imprinted in our memories as well as in our hearts and minds.” Rolling Stones. Terry O’Neill a British iconic portrait photographer died at the age of 81 at his home […]

Personal Branding

All of us need to understand the importance of branding. We are CEO’s of our own companies: Me Inc. To be in business today, our most important job is to be head marketer for the brand called you. Excellencenow.com Why is personal branding important? Whether we are aware, or not aware, everyone is a brand […]

What is a headshot

What is a headshot? What does the meaning of the word headshot? Bloggers filling content describe it as a picture of a person’s face, which isn’t accurate. The word headshot was originally used to describe portraits for casting in the movie industry printed in 8″ by 10″ format in the 50’s, later in the 90’s […]

Retouching Professional Headshot

Did you have a headshot session and received a proofing gallery, to choose a portrait for retouching? Consider that professional editing is an opportunity to make good portraits into great headshots, and not for becoming someone else. We will enhance the features you want – like eyes and emotional expression and reduce unwanted items. More important […]

Political headshot services

It is election time in Canada if you are running a campaign with a check-list of impossible tasks. Such as inspiring your foot soldiers (volunteers), raise funds and trust your campaign manager. Additionally, you may have to debate, delegate and most importantly inspire. Your political headshot will help you achieve these goals and more, so take […]

Portrait Photography

The history of Portraiture before Portrait Photography Portraiture can be traced back to five thousand years ago in ancient Egypt, where it flourished. A painting, sculptures or drawn portraits were the only methods for recording people before photography was invented. The Mona Lisa painting also known as La Jaconde is arguably the most recognized Portrait […]

Headshots for Auditions

Being a professional photographer with more years of experience than I care to admit, has afforded me the privilege to photograph headshots for auditions, success and to land career in acting. The aim of this article is to provide an understanding of what is a headshot for an audition. How to pick a style and […]

Selfie vs Professional Portraits

We have crossed milestones in the effort of capturing expression through portraits, in paintings of the elites by masters like Rembrandt and Davinci and through photography. In recent years, it has become easy and immediate through selfies or by a professional photographer. What works for you, a selfie or a professional Portrait? Selfie vs Professional […]

Three Tips for Travel Photography

Travel Photography Travelling can be exciting, outstanding or relaxing. Where do you go on Vacation? Beach resorts in Hawaii, Mexico or the Dominican Republic? Are you adventurous traveller climbing mountains, seeking the jungle or recording political events? Whatever type of vacation you might choose, wouldn’t it be great to have images to match your experience? […]

how to choose a headshot photographer

Need a professional profile image for your business, an actor headshot or maybe you’re building a performance portfolio as a musician?  Whatever your headshot needs may be, there are some common questions that will help you choose the right photographer if it’s for a social media profile choose a headshot photographer.  The following are some […]

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