What Is a Theatrical Headshot?

Actors in need of headshots are often concerned with how many headshots they should get, how many looks they need, and whether to get commercial headshots, theatrical headshot or comedic headshots. And sometimes, what a theatrical headshot is can be unclear.

What Is a Theatrical Headshot

A Theatrical Headshot Differs from a Commercial Headshot in Acting by the More Dramatic Expressions of the Actor and Lighting Setup for the Headshot

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Actors Share Agent Tips on What to Wear for Actor Headshots

As published on Flux Magazine.

Actors are always in need of a good headshot and part of achieving that goal is considering what to wear for headshots. Over the past couple of years, in collaboration with their chosen headshot photographer, actors have provided lots of tips provided by their agents or managers on what they should wear. This is a collection of some of the most common tips.

What to Wear for Actor Headshots

A Simple Top Color and Background Color are Ideal to Help Keep the Focus on the Actor and Not What They are Wearing or What’s Around Them

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What Is a Corporate Headshot?

Corporate headshots are used more and more as online presences continue to grow in importance. It can be to showcase the entire team or just senior management. They are often for the business’ website but are often also used elsewhere. But what exactly is a corporate headshot?

What Is a Corporate Headshot

Corporate Headshots Have Many Uses, From Showcasing a Team on a Website to Using Them for Public Relations Efforts

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How Do You Look Good in Headshots?

You always want to look good in headshots but, what does that really mean? What “good” is depends on the goal of the headshot. But for our purposes here we’ll assume the question is about a headshot for common commercial use.

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Looking Good in a Headshot Depends on the End Goal of a Headshot for Its Use

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How Should Men Pose for Headshots?

If you’re a man getting ready for a headshot session, you might be wondering how to pose. For many people, man or woman, posing for photos can be stressful. So, practicing in advance can remove a lot of concern.

Have a look in a mirror and make some looks you might be after. Sometimes dressing up like you will for your session can be helpful. It’s easier to visualize a look and it can also put you in a proper state of mind. When you meet with your headshot photographer, you can then collaborate on other ideas. So, what can you practice or consider?

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A Common Tip When Posing Men is to Not Overdo a Smile but There are No Rules and Sometimes a Big Smile Works Well

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