Headshots are not as easy as they look. People seeking headshots want a photographer who can combine the perfect lens, angle, and lighting to make an image that showcases their confidence, competence, and a bit of their personality. This article on Fstoppers includes a video tutorial that shows you how to do just that.
In this video, photographer Vanessa Joy explains step-by-step how to meet your clients’ expectations when it comes to headshots. She demonstrates how to set up and prepare for the client to ensure an effective session. Many clients are not professional models, so it’s important to make sure the client feels at ease and comfortable in front of the camera. Joy walks you through the entire process from the moment the client walks in to posing, lighting, and execution.