When to add a makeup artist to your session

“I see that I can add a hair and makeup artist to my session… I’m not sure.  Should I?”  This is a question we hear all the time.  And our answer is always, “it’s up to you.”  Everyone is different, so it’s up to you to decide what would help you look your most photogenic. […]

A foolproof trick to take a good driver’s license photo

Like most of us, I believe myself to be the queen of crappy ID card photos. I could never take a decent photo for a driver’s license, ID card, or passport to save my life. When I was 16 and got my first driver’s license photo I spent 10 minutes fixing my hair in front […]

4 ways to use a new headshot to win at your New Year’s resolution

It’s January.  A new year.  And time to make those infamous New Year’s resolutions.  For some people, getting an updated headshot is actually your resolution: to log into LinkedIn and finally replace that icon that’s just an outline of a head with your actual head, or to finally have something better and more professional than […]

Looks that change daily

Picking out clothing for your headshot can fun and even easy, but how do you pick out your beard?  I get a lot of requests for advice on glasses and beards- two things that can be transient on someone’s face.  Sometimes you wear glasses, sometimes you don’t.  Sometimes you’ve got some facial hair going on, […]