The Headshot Photography Course – 1

The Headshot Photography Course – 1

Welcome to this series of headshot tutorials. I have been an actors headshot photographer for 25 years and before that photographed beauty and glamour. The purpose of these blogs is to share the skills that I have attained working in many different styles of headshot photography. Even though my niche is headshot photography for actors the […]

The Headshot Photography Course – 3

The Headshot Photography Course – 3

Using supplementary lights. An introduction to headshot lighting techniques. Gear List: Camera and lens (duh!) Reflectors Black flags Any supplementary lights (not powerful studio flash) i.e.. LED’s, tungsten, off camera speedlights. You will need to understand that it is the quality of light that matters and how best you can manipulate daylight to help you […]

Headshot Photography Course -2

Headshot Photography Course -2

Using Daylight Indoors. The first of these blogs used a simple technique to manipulate daylight by putting your subject under a bridge, in a tunnel or a doorway. Then by using a reflector to bounce light back into the face you could produce a beautiful quality of light. One reason why this way of manipulating […]