General questions about professional headshots
What is a headshot?Headshots are modern, professional portraits, usually digital, which focusses on the person. Professional headshots can be found on social media platforms (e.g., LinkedIn), corporate websites, promotional materials, etc...
What make a good headshot?In general, a good headshot consists of an authentic genuine expression, good lighting, and usually from the chest-up. Little adjustments can make the difference between a great headshot and an average headshot.
What is the difference between a headshot and a portrait?Headshots and portraits are a little different. Headshots are typically just the head and shoulders, on a plain background. Portraits usually are full body, decorative backgrounds, and different poses.
What does a headshot cost?
Well, it depends. The cost of the headshot session fee plus images can range from $25 to $1000, or more. View my pricing for Peter Istvan Photography.
Should you smile in a professional headshot?
For sure you can smile, read more about smiling, or not smiling.
How to choose a headshot photographer?
Consider factors such as, 1) how long have they been a photographer? 2) do they have a studio? 3) are they specifically a headshot photographer? I invite you to schedule a session in my studio, where I specialize in professional headshots. Feel free to call/text phone call so that I can explain the process and answer any of your questions. It will be quick and efficient. 705 774 8560
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Peter Istvan Photography
Peter is a professional headshot photographer. Available in studio, or on location. Serving Parry Sound, Muskoka, Sudbury, North Bay, Barrie, Toronto, and surrounding areas. View pricing and scheduling.