YOUR ACTING HEADSHOT HAS TO GRAB A CASTING DIRECTOR’S ATTENTION.
I MAKE HEADSHOTS THAT STOP THE SCROLL.
As an actor, your headshots are one of your most important marketing tools. This is true whether you are submitting your 8×10, a digital headshot, for your personal website, and even for making sure your social media branding is firing at 100%. You are your brand. Whatever images you choose to show casting directors, or to represent your personal/digital branding is important. During our session, I will coach you the entire time to draw out honest reactions from you. We will work together to make images that grab people’s attention at a glance.
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PERSONAL BRANDING PORTRAITS FOR ACTORS
Take Your Headshots To The Next Level
You know when you are submitting for auditions you need a great headshot, but what about your website, social media, IMDB, agent’s website, actors access and every other place you need to be seen? You are more than head and shoulders. You have style and personality. This is your chance to show it!
In the personal branding sessions for actors, we will create amazing headshots for you but we will also create portraits that show more range in who you are and what you can bring to the projects you audition for.
You will walk away from your session with amazing content for all of your marketing needs.
DO I NEED A MAKEUP ARTIST FOR MY HEADSHOTS?
If you wear makeup, I highly recommend hiring one of my trusted makeup artists. I only want the best artists working with you on your headshot session which is why I work with Louisville's best makeup artists, The Beauty Patrol. The Beauty Patrol is a team of highly skilled, full-time makeup artists that I have been working with for years. They know exactly how headshot makeup should look, use only professional products, and stay with us throughout your entire session to make sure your makeup looks amazing on camera. They can also make changes as we go to ensure you have a broader range of headshots to help you book your next paying job.Learn More About The Benefits of working with a Makeup Artists For Your Headshots
PREPARING FOR YOUR ACTING HEADSHOTS
Everything You Need To Know For The Best Actor Headshots
Some simple things you can do before your session: About a week before your session, start drinking lots of water, get a good night’s sleep and eat something before you come in or your headshot session. See these articles to see everything else you can do to prepare or your headshots.
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WHAT TO EXPECT DURING YOUR ACTING HEADSHOT SESSION
Your headshot session with Louisville photographer Ben Marcum will be unlike any other experience in front of a camera you’ve had. From your first email (or phone call) Ben will help you through the entire process.
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ACTOR HEADSHOT REVIEWS
He is hands-down the BEST headshot photographer I've ever worked with and is a true gem for the Louisville area. No matter the reason for your headshots, creative or professional, call this man. He'll have you rolling on the floor with laughter during your entire shoot, and will coach out expressions you didn't even know you could make. He makes the whole process painless and stress-free. I truly can't recommend him enough.
Rebekah Dow/ Represented by Helen Wells
When booking Ben Marcum, get ready to have fun and be amazed with the results! It's such a personal experience, and he makes you feel like the center of his attention. His partnership with terrific ladies at The Beauty Patrol only further adds to the professional touches he has to offer.
I have heard so many good things from friends before booking my first headshot session with Ben, and turns out the words were TRUE! The whole experience was indeed fantastic! Ben was very professional, very dedicated, and very fun to work with. His good personality and sense of humor make you feel very comfortable in front of the camera. And his interpersonal skills can activate the genuine reaction of you, thus produce genuine headshots.
Ben Marcum Photography has the highest quality headshots in Louisville! I was so impressed with how the makeup and lighting came together to produce such a beautiful and NATURAL shot! Ben and Pam (the lovely makeup artist I worked with) truly take care of their clients! They were so accommodating, fun to work with, and super talented! I left the studio with ten times as many options as I expected. During the photo shoot, Ben gives excellent direction on how to produce the best image and provides feedback on the spot to make sure you get the most out of your time there. I would recommend Ben Marcum to anybody! It was such a pleasure to work with him!
HAVE MORE QUESTIONS?
If you have any other questions, my email address and phone numbers can be found on my CONTACT PAGE.