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What Size Are Headshot Photos?

If you are looking to get headshots in Los Angeles – or any other market – you might be wondering what size your headshot should be. There is no standard size and the answer to this question is both very simple and can be technically difficult too. It all depends on the application – how will it be used? Is it for LinkedIn, Actor’s Access, Facebook, Twitter, something else? And will it be printed?

Commercial Acting Headshots

A Professional Headshot Is Commonly an 8×10″ Photo for Print But, What About for Digital Use?

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Can You Take Your Own Headshots for Acting?

Many actors are struggling financially to make it in the industry. Still, one requirement is that they get really good acting headshots made. But some photographers can charge quite a bit for just a couple of headshots. So, a common thought is whether actors can take their own headshots?

taking your own actor headshots

Actor’s Considering Taking Their Own Headshots Should Consider Their Results Will Be Compared with Professionally Made Acting Headshots

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Can Headshots Be Selfies – The Long and Short of It

Okay, right to the point, and the short of it is… Never ever if you are serious about your career. There is no such thing as a professional selfie. But there is such thing as a professional headshot. But why is getting a headshot professionally made important? Now, the long of it.

full frame vs smartphone sensor size

An Approximation of the Size Difference Between a Full Frame Camera Sensor and Smartphone Camera Sensor

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How Many Headshots Do You Need?

If you are considering getting a headshot, or headshots, you will eventually need to answer the question – is one enough or should I get more than one headshot? How many headshots you need is dependent on how you plan to use it, or them. This includes your profession. So, what are some considerations?

How Many Headshots Do Actors Need

Actors Usually Need to Have Many Headshots and Looks to Show the Many Characters They Can Pull Off

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How Long Does a Headshot Session Take?

How long a headshot session takes largely depends on the purpose of the headshot. Some people just want something really simple and quick to post onto LinkedIn. Other professionals need a full portfolio of looks. So, the short answer is a headshot session can take as little as 15 minutes or as long as a day. But what makes for quick sessions versus lengthy ones?

Corporate Headshot Session

Because of the Nature of Needing to Get Back to Work, Corporate Headshot Sessions Are Often the Quickest. They Can Take as Little as 5-10 Minutes.

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