- We find your best side. Everyone has asymmetries and we always choose your best angle and shoot you from that side. And we show you test shots so we can get your feedback.
- Your body position. The placement of your hands might feel formal or you might be turning your torso or leaning your body weight to one side and think “How does this even look natural?” but once you see it on camera, you’ll understand the method to our madness.
- Your head placement. Throughout your shoot you might hear, “Move you face to this side…” as the photographer uses their hand to “control” your head movements. “Then tilt a little bit this way, yep, and chin down just a tiny bit… Chin up just a little, yeah, there! Perfect.”
- It’s all about expression. We take you out of the headshot session and put you mentally in specific situations so that you don’t have to worry about “Does this smile look okay??” Because let’s be real, the best smiles are the ones when you’re not thinking about it - when you’re genuinely happy! “Alright, I want you to close your eyes, and when you open them, I want you to pretend you’re greeting a friend you haven’t seen in a long time.”
We show you the images as we’re shooting so you can tell us “I like this one… let’s go more in this direction.” Don’t be afraid to experiment in your headshot session. At the end of the day YOU get to choose the final image (and you’ll have a TON to choose from). Speak up if there is something you’re not crazy about, but also be willing to go out of your comfort zone to get what you’re looking for. It might feel weird/silly/strange, but you’ve got to trust the process! We’re not happy until you are.