Taking Better Headshots<br />LIGHT<br />Try to avoid using the flash.<br />Move person outside or near large windows to ta...
Taking Better Headshots<br />BACKGROUND<br />Neutral and simple are best.<br />Position the subject away from the wall. If...
Taking Better Headshots<br />FRAMING AND FOCUS<br />Fill the frame. Not too much headroom.<br />Subject's face should be n...
Taking Better Headshots<br />TAKE MORE PHOTOS. <br />
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Tips for Taking a Better Headshot

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Tips for Taking a Better Headshot

  1. 1. Taking Better Headshots<br />LIGHT<br />Try to avoid using the flash.<br />Move person outside or near large windows to take advantage of natural light.<br />Make sure there are no weird shadows on face.<br />Avoid high-noon sunlight and strong backlight.<br />Sunrise, sunset, and overcast skies are best.<br />
  2. 2. Taking Better Headshots<br />BACKGROUND<br />Neutral and simple are best.<br />Position the subject away from the wall. If you use a flash, it can bring up shadows behind the subject.<br />No lamp poles or cactus growing out of her head.<br />
  3. 3. Taking Better Headshots<br />FRAMING AND FOCUS<br />Fill the frame. Not too much headroom.<br />Subject's face should be near the top of the picture.<br />Get closer.<br />
  4. 4. Taking Better Headshots<br />TAKE MORE PHOTOS. <br />

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