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How Long Does a Headshot Session Take?

How long a headshot session takes will vary by photographer and the goal of the session. However, with Headshots by The Light Committee, the average session is under one hour for one to two finished headshots. But there are various factors that can change the length of a session.

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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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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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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Professions That Can Benefit from Headshots

There can be a lot to know about headshots. For example, what is one exactly? It can mean very different things to a lot of different people. And, what is the difference between a headshot and a portrait? Sure, there are various factors that compel a difference between a professional headshot and just a selfie or portrait. Mainly this is because a headshot is made by a professional to be used by a professional for professional reasons. So, what are some examples?

commercial vs theatrical headshot

The Difference Between a Commercial Headshot and Theatrical Headshot Are Ideally Used by Actors to Be Cast for Different Types of Roles

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Why A Professional Headshot Is Important?

One person tried several times to use his new iPhone and portrait mode to take his own headshot and it never looked right. Frustrated, he finally decided to find a professional headshot photographer. Another person was using a selfie for his LinkedIn profile. His headhunter told him if he wanted her help, he would first need to change his headshot. Another person tried to have their friend use her fancy DSLR to do a headshot and it never looked as good as ones she saw online. These are but a few scenarios where business professionals learn through trial and error why you must go professional when it comes to your headshot. But why?

Corporate headshots in Los Angeles

Good Corporate Headshots Align with Corporate Branding Elements, Help Showcase Self-Confidence That Drives Potential Customers to You, Demonstrates Your Commitment to Quality, and Much More

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