When most people think of a headshot, they likely think it’s a close-up photo of someone’s face, cropped from around the upper chest to just above the head. But a headshot, also known as a business portrait, can also be referred to as a 3/4, 1/4, or full body shot.
Pictured Here – Left to Right and Top to Bottom, is an Example of a 1/4 Headshot, a 1/2 Body Followed by Another Half Body and Finally a Full Body Shot, Common for Modeling Portfolio Comp Cards
Corporate teams seeking to get headshots often want to come across as professional as possible. But you should also strive to appear approachable too. So, what should you consider to strike the right balance?
Looking Professional in a Headshot Involves a Good Mix of Appropriate Attire, Hair Style and Light Makeup, an Inviting Smile, Confident Posture, and a Good Photographer
In practically every industry a headshot is useful. At the very least, it’s a must to have one on your LinkedIn profile. In some careers, like acting, a headshot is critical, and a common question is whether you should have your name on them?
Printing Your Name on Your Acting Headshot is a Good Idea But, Should You Use a Border too?
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.
A Common Tip When Posing Men is to Not Overdo a Smile but There are No Rules and Sometimes a Big Smile Works Well