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Capturing Male Modeling Headshots with Dramatic Looks

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If you are a male model looking to launch your career, you should consider the types of castings you would be ideal for. This could be anything from a clean beauty/fashion look to a dramatic street style look. Some models might be able to pull off both. So, what considerations exist if you are going for a dramatic role?

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What Is a 3/4, 1/2, 1/4 and Full-Body Headshot?

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.

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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

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How Do You Crop a Headshot?

When you get a professional headshot made, your photographer will ultimately very likely crop the headshot. But what is cropping and why should it be done?

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How You Crop a Photo Often Starts in Camera, to Avoid – as Much as Possible – Having Things like Trees Extrude from Behind a Person’s Head

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Should Your Name Be on Your Headshot?

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?

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Printing Your Name on Your Acting Headshot is a Good Idea But, Should You Use a Border too?

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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.

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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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