your headshot prep guide

your headshot prep guide

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Your Headshot Prep Guide

Professional headshots are more important today than ever before. When you get the best photos of yourself you attract the right clients or get the job interview you applied for. 

In the many years, we have been photographing business headshots we are asked the same question over and over again. “What should I wear for my professional headshots?” To learn more about what to wear read our blog post about professional headhsots.  We know how important your photos are to your online presence. We want you to succeed,  get incredible headshots, and go after your dreams. Let’s get started. 

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1 Week Before

Hair cut/color 

  • When cutting and coloring hair have this done about a week before your headshots are taken. This allows for time to look more natural.

Make sure you have the right outfit

  • See what's in your closet first
  • Avoid loud colors and patterns
  • Stick with greys and blacks to play it safe
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The Day Before

Stay hydrated

  • Drink plenty of water
  • Avoid drinking alcohol

8 hours of sleep

  • Get plenty of rest
  • Limit caffeine

Lay out your clothes

  • Know which outfits you will be wearing
  • Iron and press them 
  • Make sure they are well fitted. Not too tight or too big.

The Morning of

Arrive Camera Ready

  • Come to your session wearing your first outfit
  • Bring back up shirts or jackets
  • Clean eyeglasses of dirt and smudge

Relax and have fun

  • When you are relaxed it shows in your photos
  • Know we will help guide you throughout the process
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During Your Headshot Session

  • Relax
  • Follow our guidance and posing suggestions
  • Stand tall
  • We always show you a peek at the photos during the session. This helps you see what we are doing
  • At this point, you can provide feedback if needed
  • I will teach you my posing techniques I refer to as "the chicken" "the puppet" and" the Fonz"

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Meet Your Photographer

Call Me Chris

I won't bore you with too many details, but I will say that I consider myself to be the luckiest guy in the world and I'm so grateful to have had the opportunity to merge my passion and career.

A couple of quick things about me personally. I was born and raised in Orange County. I currently live with my family near Huntington Beach where I love to surf or be in the ocean with my boys.

My passions include art, traveling, and of course photography.

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Meet Your Photographer

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Call Me Chris

I won't bore you with too many details, but I will say that I consider myself to be the luckiest guy in the world and I'm so grateful to have had the opportunity to merge my passion and career.

A couple of quick things about me personally. I was born and raised in Orange County. I currently live with my family near Huntington Beach where I love to surf or be in the ocean with my boys.

My passions include art, traveling, and of course photography.

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