Saturday, July 23, 2011

Bettina's Headshots

I've always been a little wary of shooting actor's headshots on a plain grey backdrop. It seemed like it would be too easy to come up with something that just looked like a mug shot. For Bettina's headshots I decided to give it a go for two reasons. One; her favorite shot of grace Kelly is on a grey background and she really wanted to recreate some of that feel and two; we decided to shoot in her apartment for the beautiful window light but the background would've been much too cluttered if I didn't bring something in.

I love the final shots, they have a certain style that standard actor's headshots rarely do but they are absolutely useable at an audition. It also helps that Bettina is very photogenic!

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