Enter HeadshotPro, an AI-based corporate headshot service that could make headshot photography a thing of the past. It takes your random photos, even selfies, and uses AI to turn them into professional corporate headshots. And the best (or worst) of all is: it does a pretty good job!
We’re all guilty of posing our subjects poorly, especially early on in our careers. However, some of us are still not quite comfortable with photographing people, especially if we need to take professional-looking headshots (yep, I’m that person).
In this tongue-in-cheek video, photographer Pete Coco mentions five of the worst headshot poses in a hilarious way. So, I’m sure his video will help you learn something and make you laugh.
If you like spicy food, have you ever thought of bringing it together with photography? Well, Rafal Wegiel did. In this fun video, he took some headshots while his models were eating hot wings, exploring whether it’s possible to take good photos despite the funny faces.
If there’s one photographer synonymous with the headshot genre it’s probably Peter Hurley. In this video, Peter walks us through 5 tips that he says will help you light headshots and push your images from good to great.
A part of adulting is having your headshot taken at one point: for CV, LinkedIn profile, your website… You name it. Of course, you want to look professional in it, and the same goes for every person whose headshots you capture. Laurence Boswell shares five common mistakes people make when having their headshots taken. It’s something to have in mind no matter which side of the camera you’re on.
The current coronavirus pandemic has cost millions of people their jobs. Between approximately 20 and 40 million people were left unemployed in the USA alone. But a team of photographers decided to make an effort and change something. They started an initiative called “10,000 Headshots,” where all these headshots were done for free, across the USA, and in a single day.
I have been looking to increase my image sales from my headshot sessions. I decided before the COVID-19 crisis that I wanted to develop a portfolio of headshots with colorful backdrops, instead of my standard white and gray. I wanted to have quick access to all my seamless backdrops, so I could transition to new colors and give my clients different looks.
The challenge I faced was that swapping out rolls felt too slow, and I was going to have more than three colors, and my green backdrop is wider than the others. The standard three-roll holders wouldn’t work for me.
Corporate headshots—they pay so well, and yet for many photographers, they represent the lowest form of photography. The work is repetitive, and yet involves some significant challenges in terms of managing quality and clients.
One of those challenges is managing light during office on-sites. You’ll rarely have the opportunity to scout locations beforehand, and yet you’ll have to bring the right equipment to be prepared for practically anything.
How would you like to have an infinite number of different backgrounds for your portraits? What if I told you that you can? In fact, it’s very likely that you already have this “infinite background machine” at home? Any ideas what it might be?
If you thought of a TV, you were right. In this video, Joe Edelman will tell you all the benefits of using a TV screen as your backdrop, and he’ll also teach you how to use it to make the most of it.