Headshots, first and foremost should look like you. Your eyes and expression should reflect your personality and tell a story. The use of proper lighting and posing in conjunction with background elements and composition is what separates Tom Welsh Photography from others. If you are needing new Headshots for and of the following, contact us today!
In Theater, film, and television, actors, models, singers and other entertainers are often required to include a head shot, along with their résumé, when applying for a job.
The main purpose of an actor's head shot is identification. Therefore, the most important feature of an actor's head shot is that it represents the subject. Theatrical head shots are usually very "neutral" looking shots of the actor clearly showing their facial features.
Modeling head shots or comp cards, sometimes also called tear sheets, are a compilation of images for casting in one sheet with a résumé of work, name and relevant statistics.
Modeling head shots are usually used for:
Comp cards or tear sheets
TV advertisements for skin products
Magazine advertisements for creams and other skin or hair products
Online industry profiles
Corporate and business head shots
Corporate head shots are portraits often produced digitally and used for engaging in social media, the 'about us' page and industry specialty sites. A headshot or head shot is often used for branding and to showcase the business leader's life, style and personality while corporations will use the headshot to merge branding between the people working for them and its agency.
Corporate head shots serve a variety of purposes
LinkedIn personal profiles as well as publisher profiles
About us page
Corporate catalogs, brochures and advertising collateral
Company publications and websites, internal and external
Press releases and other announcements
Articles and newspapers