High-risk activities include gardening and sailing. And no serious partying for FOUR days beforehand. If, like most white men such as me you have a red nose and cheeks, a white forehead from hat and white under your eyes from sunnies plus dark rings on the white part I would respectfully recommend Male headshots tips up. When you work on a film, you will notice the make up department is quite big.
That's because make up is just a part of the process. If you look at the sample photos down the left Male headshots tips of the page, all the actors with the exception of the 14 yr old boy are wearing make up. A headshot is about your head. That does not mean that you shouldn't bring clothes. They are very important. Just bring shirts that whisper. Not shirts that scream.
Clothes should make you look good, but not draw attention to themselves. There are 2 different types of clothes you need to bring For character shots take these tips with a pinch of salt You want to look successful. You do not want to look like you are on the bones of your arse.
You gotta have money to make money. No crappy old T-shirts in general look a bit low rent. No Male headshots tips that are a different colour to the shirt. Wear a nice collared shirt. It does not need to be new.
NOT a straight office-y one. A mid-tone or darkish one. Green is mid grey. Light blue is pure white. For colour shots you want people to look at your face, not your shirt. Wear grey, blueish grey or muted, unsaturated colours What is an unsaturated colour??? But if you want rules to break, that's them! Of course if we are doing extra character shotsa " loser shot ", or anything different, those rules are out the window.
If you are young, rebellious, zany, or any one of a million adjectives, surprise me. If we might shoot a character, bring clothes for that character. For example, if you play a westie, bring a flanny and a singlet.
If you play a clown If you think twice What Male headshots tips bring Eight to fifteen shirts including t-shirts Hair product if you want to Make up if you want to Shaver Male headshots tips applicable - see Grooming below What not to bring Shoes not seen in photos Pants not seen in photos Belts not seen in photos Male headshots tips coats Hats Sunglasses Hair Dryer we one Iron we have one Hair Straightener we have one.
Don't try anything new. In fact it is a bit risky having a haircut anywhere near your headshot day. We know how these things can backfire! Actually I do have one hairdresser I recommend. He is extremely quick and does an excellent job. Don't wear too much hair product. Wear less than usual, bring the product and ask me if you should use more. Make up is labour intensive. You look better with make up, if it is done right.
Darken your forehead as if you had a suntan up there. Don't have a white neck and a dark face. You can wear none. You can wear powder. We have powder here. You can do your own before you get here. We can do it for fifty bucks mens price Let us know beforehand if possible Girls should not read that. Like a 3 day growth. Apparently in a recession women prefer butch blokes who can look after them. I like facial hair, it makes a darker area at the bottom of the face, making the eyes appear lighter, and attracting the viewer's eyes to your eyes.
If you want to get shots done with a growth and shaven, that's do-able, but it slows down the proceedings somewhat and can not be rushed. Do NOT rush it - you will get a red rash.
Soap up your beard and let it soak. Ask your agent if it's worth it. Masculinity does not extend as far as Nose hair and ear fuzz. These should be trimmed. Don't let your blood sugar drop too low by being hungry.
Don't let it spike too high by eating junk food crap, fat or sugar. Don't drink too much coffee. It makes you feel vaguely awful. Have just enough to keep withdrawal headaches away. The photos will be awesome and you will be delighted.
There is no need to be nervous. tips for photographing men.