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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 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.

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

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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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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.

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Looking Good in a Headshot Depends on the End Goal of a Headshot for Its Use

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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?

To crop is defined as to cut off the ends or a part of something. A full frame camera sensor captures an image in a 3:2 aspect ratio. Nowadays, with so much resolution available in high-end full frame sensors, photographers often shoot photographs with some space to crop.

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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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