What Is a Commercial Headshot?

If you’re looking into getting into acting, you’re likely going to try and find an agent or manager. Inevitably, they will ask for your current headshots or for you to get some new headshots. And this means considering getting commercial looks, theatrical looks, or both. So, what is a commercial look?

You might be wondering what is a theatrical headshot too. It is likely you are going to want both types of looks. There are clear differences between the two and for how they might be used too.

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When getting actor headshots, deciding on how many commercial and theatrical looks you want will be a factor.

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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.

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A simple but vibrant top goes a long way. It helps keep the focus on you instead of what you’re wearing.

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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, senior management, or yourself as a consultant, for example. They are often for the business’ website but are also commonly 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. But what is that too?

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Looking Good in a Headshot Depends on the End Goal of a Headshot for Its Use, Such as for Creatives vs LinkedIn

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