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How to Prepare For Your Headshots

You’ve made the decision that you are ready for great headshots. Now to get ready! …but where do you start?  It’s easier than you think. This list may help! FIGURE OUT HOW YOU WANT TO LOOK. Think about what “vibes” or moods you want to show in your headshots.  Most likely, you are going to […]

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Ben is on the Headshot Crew Podcast

I am honored to be Kentucky’s first associate photographer in The Headshot Crew (as of writing this, an honor held by less than 100 people) and the region’s only mentor in that same crew (less than 30 worldwide). Fellow Headshot Crew mentor, Pedro Jorge has started a podcast.  I got to have a conversation with […]

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Eliminating the Last Minute Headshot

“A magazine is writing an article on me and they are just waiting on a headshot. Can you get me in today?” “I have an audition next week and need a headshot.” “My boss said I have to have a headshot for the company website by the end of the week.” “I am trying to […]

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Meet the Amazing Makeup Artists I Work With

About 2 years ago, Pam Butler reached out to me about working with her and her professional hair and makeup artist team, The Beauty Patrol, for my acting and professional headshot clients as well as my portrait clients.  I’d seen their work on social media and knew my answer was going to be yes before […]

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Picture Perfect Image Investment

If image is what sells, what is the new truth in advertising? Guest blog by Chris Whelan, Principal, WSI Digital Win What do we want? Whatever it is, we’re looking for it on the internet, with now more than half the world’s population online, at approx. 3.5 billion. And whatever it is, we’re looking for […]

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Birthdays and Gratitude

I turned 40 a week ago.  A few days later I had an amazing Thanksgiving with my family.  Because of those two events, I took a couple weeks off from the blog.  However, I do want to chat about both of them with you and the more I think about it, the more I think they […]

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Should My Headshots be Horizontal or Vertical

Over the past couple weeks, I’ve been asked a couple times if headshots should be in a portrait orientation (vertical) or landscape (horizontal).  Once upon a time, no one would have considered doing headshots horizontally.  However, times change and now either is perfectly acceptable and both are considered industry standard.  It really comes down to what […]

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Finding The Right Headshot Photographer

Finding Your Headshot Photographer  You probably have a doctor that you see as a general practitioner but if there’s something more specific going on, you may go see a specialist. Photographers are no different. There are general practitioners and there are specialists. Both have their place.  You have to figure out what is right for you and your branding. Have […]

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Hair, Makeup, and Grooming Tips for Headshots

Hair, Makeup, and Grooming Tips for Headshots You’ve made the decision.  You have decided that you are ready to take your personal branding to the level it deserves to be.  You know what you are going to wear (What to Wear For Headshots). Now for some tips to help you look polished and pulled together. […]

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