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What Should You Avoid In Headshots?

By Brandon Andre,

I am a photographer and over the last 8 years of shooting professional actors' headshots in Los Angeles, I have seen the most insane things that actors will do when they come to my studio site to get acting headshots. Most of the time I’m left thinking, “yep, they are definitely never going to make it in the industry” and that’s not easy for me to say either. I genuinely want all of my clients who hire me to be able to use their acting headshots and report back to me that the headshots helped them get work with casting directors, but I’ve also had to learn that some people come to me for acting headshots just to make themselves feel better about themselves not because they have any real intention to become a successful, talented, and professional working actor in the acting industry.

Acting Headshots for these actors are purely an opportunit