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Are headshots still a thing?

FAQ: Are headshots still a thing?

Yes, headshots are still a valuable and important tool in many industries and contexts. In fact, they have become even more important in the age of social media and online networking.

Here are some examples of industries and contexts where headshots are commonly used:

  1. Acting and modelling: Headshots are a standard requirement for actors and models, as they help casting directors and agents get a sense of the performer's look and range.
  2. Business and corporate: Headshots are often used for professional networking sites like LinkedIn, company websites, and marketing materials to showcase a professional image.
  3. Personal branding: Headshots are also used by entrepreneurs, creatives, and professionals to create a strong personal brand and establish a professional image online.
  4. Social media: Headshots are often used on social media platforms, such as Instagram and Twitter, to create a professional and approachable image.

Overall, headshots continue to be a powerful tool for representing oneself professionally and creating a strong personal brand. While the styles and trends may change over time, the importance of a strong and professional headshot remains relevant.


Mark Davis of MAD Photography London is a superb photographer, his sessions are really relaxed, with such good results that you'll have trouble picking a shortlist. He really goes the extra mile to make sure you're happy with the final images, too.

Our goal is to achieve a range of looks and styles for all our individual clients.