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What is headshot photography?

FAQ: What is headshot photography?

Headshot photography is a type of portrait photography that focuses on capturing a person's head and shoulders, typically from the chest up. The purpose of headshot photography is to provide a clear and accurate representation of a person's facial features, expressions, and personality.

Headshot photography is often used in professional contexts, such as for actors, models, corporate executives, and business professionals. The headshot is typically used as a promotional tool and is often included in a person's portfolio, resume, or on a website or social media profile.

Headshot photography is typically shot in a studio with professional lighting and a neutral or plain background to ensure the subject is the main focus of the photograph. The photographer will work to capture the subject's best angles and expressions, and may provide direction on posture, eye contact, and other aspects of the shoot. The resulting photos are usually edited and retouched to ensure the subject looks their best.


Mark is very professional, but keeps the shoot casual and relaxed. I was sent the contact sheets straight away and found it hard to pick which ones, too many to choose from. Would highly recommend him to anyone.

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