Why Casting directors want your headshot to look like you?

Why Casting directors want your headshot to look like you?

In these days of the glamorous selfie some people have a warped idea of what they look like rather than what they actually look like? Research any casting directors’ thoughts on headshots on either side of the Atlantic and you will hear one piece of advice time and again. “Look like your headshot!” The Casting […]

Does your headshot look like you?

Does your headshot look like you?

In these days of the glamorous selfie do some people have a warped idea of what they look like rather than what they actually look like? Research any casting directors’ thoughts on headshots on either side of the Atlantic and you will hear one piece of advice time and again. “Look like your headshot!” The […]

Adobe Lightroom Beginners Guide 3

Adobe Lightroom Beginners Guide 3

In this guide I am only dealing with basics of Lightroom. The aim is to get you to catalogue the images you already have and run you through some basic retouching. So what have we covered? Blog 1 dealt with importing your old pictures where they were on your hard drive Blog 2 dealt with keywording and […]

Adobe Lightroom for Beginners Guide 2

Adobe Lightroom for Beginners Guide 2

The last blog got us to stage where we have imported our images, copyrighted them and keyworded some of them. Lr will allow you to store a plethora of data with your images. Really depends on you how much you want to do or need to do because of your job. (If you’re a press […]

Fuji XT-1. Is it really a professionals camera?

The DSLR v Mirrorless Debate goes on I have been using two Fuji XT-1’s for nearly 2 years. After using Canon for 35 years the honeymoon period for the Fuji is most definitely over and I can now coldly evaluate how well this camera performs in my professional world. All the critisms below are purely […]

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 […]