If you are an actor your headshot is your opportunity to create a great first impression and an emotional connection with the director/ casting office! It is actually often a requirement to get considered!
This is also true for people, like performers and leaders to whom their personality is the key to open doors.
If you are unsure about what is an actor headshot or want to know more what to expect, please check out this very comprehensive article on the online magazine Backstage.
A talent headshot should look like you, today. It should be flattering, showing your best features and projecting your personality, and/or the character type you might be portraying.
Nowadays, talent headshots are not just for actors. Dancers, musicians, and other performing artists as well as public speakers, M.C.s, radio hosts, Coaches and Teachers need recent portraits or a head shots in the normal way of doing businesses.
Sessions take place in our studio, in Issaquah,WA accross the street from FirstStage VillageTheater.
The camera is tethered to a screen so we will see everything as we go. Showing you the photos in real time is an educational tool to get convincing expressions. We’ll approve and delete the images on the spot. By doing this, we can mold the shots specifically for you and you'll know exactly what you’ll be working with when we’re done. Once the session is over, we’ll upload the keepers to your private online gallery that you can share with your coach, your agent, or any other person that can help you chose the photos that you’ll want to be edited.
The session cost is $350 during the week, $400 on weekends. No image are included. Each ordered image is artfully edited and cost $65-$80.
Downloadable low-res proof gallery costs $150 and requires at least 2 edited images.
Sales Taxes are additional;
Returning Clients and young talents under 17 save 20% on the session.