October 20, 2016

How to be Relaxed in Front of the Camera

Most of us tend to freeze when the camera is focused on us. Why does this happen to us? The fear of taking a “bad” picture causes us to get in our heads and we often become unnatural. The fear gets in the way of our natural essen...

November 20, 2015

What actor doesn’t dream of at least one headshot that will open all the right doors for them in the industry? Who doesn’t want that? Therefore, I often meet actors who time after time spend good money on a new portfolio, and aren’t necessarily pleased with the results...

October 30, 2015

 

When I was earning most of my wages, and putting all of my efforts into acting, it was obvious to me, without being told, that I had to renew my portfolio every six months. Sounds like a waste of money? Maybe to those who have yet to earn a living from the profession....

June 7, 2015

Many times, actors pick and choose wonderful photos to send off to castings and agents. The problem is that many times the photographs they choose are not good or suitable headshots.

An acting portfolio needs to portray the actor’s personality, not the photographer’s te...

June 7, 2015

Most of the actors that contact me confess that their portfolio is more like a modeling portfolio and doesn’t show them as they really are…so what is the difference between a professional acting portfolio and a modeling portfolio?

Firstly, in an acting headshot your typ...

June 7, 2015

It’s been a year since you had your last headshots taken, and you’ve come to the conclusion that you need to re-do them as the ones you have aren’t good enough. You’ve changed your hair color? It’s about time then! Now that you have decided to shoot a new set of pictur...

June 2, 2015

The conventional view that you need one successful headshot that is good enough to get you the right audition just isn’t enough anymore. Today every actor needs to have a portfolio that shows them as versatile performers. This is so that their agencies can send out a p...

May 30, 2015

Dear Actor/Actress,

 

I am so happy you chose to get your new portfolio at my studio!

So just before we shoot, please answer some simple questions so that I can get to know you and help you get exactly what you want.

Please answer as honestly as you can. The aim of this is...

May 1, 2015

 

If you are getting loads of auditions, but most of them don’t suit your typecast at all, the problem is usually with your acting portfolio, whether if it’s with you or your agency.

 

If you are only getting booked for commercials, then chances are that your portfolio is...

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