What is the difference between headshots and portraits? Is it just words? Are there style differences?
Headshots is the new terminology for modern Portraits. While portraits was a style of photography that was mainly to capture the greatness of celebrities, politicians and monarchs. A portrait photographer would make sure that the shirt was perfect with an adjacent magnificent background.
For the rest of us a portrait meant school pictured in a minute, until recently the average person would have a wedding photographer once in a lifetime and High School Picture experiences. Today it has changed, all professional in all areas are getting professional headshots for social media or about us page.
A headshot is the next generation of portraits, its an image mainly used online for social media, casting and about us page.