Preparing yourself for your Brooklyn Photo Shoot
Creating successful headshot is a team effort between you and the photographer so it's both our interest that your images look great.
Your photos are your most important weapon in your marketing strategy.
Many times your headshot is your first chance to make a great first impression. So get enough sleep night before your photo shoot, come to the shoot with a positive attitude and ready to have fun. Try not to stress over your shoot, that stress often show up in adverse ways, like in your complexion. Try not to cut your hair for a week before your session. Your hair is alive and reacts to being cut so It will need time to adjust. Drink lots of water. Breathe, relax and visualize. Ask yourself, "Who are you", "what's your story", what type of person do you see yourself being cast as?
What to Bring on the Shoot
Let's have fun, its only headshots so a positive attitude is is foremost important. Feel free to bring your old headshots. Share with me your likes and dislikes. If any of your friends' or colleagues' headshots appeal to you, bring them. Examples help your team to see your sense of style. Please pack your clothing neatly, Wrinkled clothing doesn't reflect well.
What to Wear for Your Shoot
Solid colors. Colors that compliment you, your skin tone and your eyes. No prints, patterns, plaids, logos etc. Textures are OK. Black is good. No cowl necks, boat necks, turtle necks,
V-necks look good, business casual (blazer). Bring several options so we can pick the best for you. For a comfort weekend look, jeans or slacks are easiest to pose in. No baggy clothes, no jewelry, no hats. It is important to feel great in your clothes. If you feel good, you look good. General rule with clothes is when in doubt, bring it and the worst case is that we don't use it.
Solid colors that compliment you. No prints, patterns, logos etc. Textures are good. Black is good. V-Necks are good. Business casual (blazer, tie). No hats, earrings or jewelry. No baggy clothes. It's important to feel good in your clothes. Bring a good variety for us to choose from. More clothes are better than not enough.