On October 3rd I got new headshots done. I got the proofs last week, all 1205 of them, and then I had the arduous process of trying to narrow them down. Yikes! I needed to decide on main photo for theatrical work (TV & Film) and another for commercials. So, I did some research to find out what makes headshots successful and I stumbled upon this article: Spotlight: Los Angeles Photographers on What Makes an Effective Headshot. According the photographers interviewed, I needed to have headshots that would stand out in a thumbnail submission. Choosing the theatrical shots was pretty easy, but the commercial/ sitcom shot was difficult. According to the article, I had to find a photo that had a real smile with thought and openness behind the eyes. What?!? Well, with the help of family and friends, I finally narrowed it down to three at this point.
Main Theatrical Headshot:
Alternate Theatrical Headshot (Showing a Tougher Side):
All photos by Theo and Juliet Photography.