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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 is 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 shot at wider distances and these can be referred to as a half (1/2), three-quarter (3/4), one-quarter (1/4), and a full body shot. But what do these look like?

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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 Digitals

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Can I Take My Own Headshots?

If you are in the market for headshots, you might have considered whether you can do them yourself. Like anything else, if you know what you are doing, you can of course create your own headshots. You could build your own house, or your own car too, if you know what you are doing. So, yes, it is possible to take your own headshots. If you are a professional photographer, you probably have done so. But what if you are not, should you?

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A Professional Headshot – Done by a Professional Photographer – Stands Apart from Smartphone Photos or Other Options

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What Is a Corporate Headshot?

Corporate headshots are used more and more as online presences continue to grow in importance. It can be to showcase the entire team or just senior management. They are often for the business’ website but are often also used elsewhere. But what exactly is a corporate headshot?

What Is a Corporate Headshot

Corporate Headshots Have Many Uses, From Showcasing a Team on a Website to Using Them for Public Relations Efforts

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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. But what is that too?

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Looking Good in a Headshot Depends on the End Goal of a Headshot for Its Use, Such as for Creatives vs LinkedIn

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The Importance of Professional Photos for Your Dating Profile

Dating apps, or online dating, is here to stay for the foreseeable future. Not even COVID-19 seems to be able to stop the success of these apps. But with increased usage comes increased competition for attention. And now it turns out the photos you use for your dating profile are very important.

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The Quality of Your Dating Profile Photos Have an Impact on Whether Someone Swipes Right or Swipes Left

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