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Name your Headshot and Resume files!

I just had a brief stint casting a project and what was curious to me was how many actors had their headshot and resume files incorrectly named. And even incorrectly formatted. You have to think for a moment that when you submit yourself to a project that a given casting director is receiving a lot […]

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Headshots: The Shoot

If you’re like me, you HATE having your picture taken! So the headshot session can be intimidating. The best shots I’ve ever had came about in an environment where I felt most comfortable. But even the shots I use today were a challenge to get as there are many variables that can make or break […]

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Headshots: Do Your Research

Here are some pointers I’ve learned from personal experience that may help you the next time you are in the position to get a new pic: Do your research! Don’t just go with the first photographer you see. Or the one with a celebrity on his/her website. That doesn’t mean anything. Look at your friends […]

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Headshots

Ahhh. This is an interesting element to being an actor. Knowing what a good headshot is is like knowing when to shelve those high-waisted mom-jeans. It is a trend that is as changeable as any you read about in fashion magazines. Black and white shots? Or color? Horizontal framing? Or traditional vertical/portraiture framing? Full-body shot? […]

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