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Once you've booked your headshot session with a professional photographer, you may be wondering how to prepare for your session. Here are a few key pointers for how to get ready for your headshot session:
Headshots are NOT usually b&w. That changed a while ago.
Black & White headshots? Are we back in the 90's?
Black and White headshots are OUT in LA. I think they are still useable in New York, but I hear they are starting to go out of style there as well. Furthermore, you should look nice in your pictures, but not TOO DONE UP. Agents and casting directors want to know what you really look like, not what you look like with professional hair and makeup. DON'T DO THAT!
I agree with Josh. B&W headshots are no longer used! The main issue is really technology. B&W looks very pixelated when sent through computers. Color works better. You should always look like yourself. This is a headshot, not a glamour shot.
|Jennifer Mathes, Ph.D.|