Having your headshot done soon? Here are a few tips on what to wear and how to prepare to get results you’ll be happy with.
Attire: Jacket and tie. White shirt, light blue or similar pastel shirt preferred. Light stripe acceptable, as is a shirt with a contrasting (white) collar. No dark shirts. Tie can be patterned, though small, regular patterns are preferred. Avoid button down collar shirts (tends to pull folds into the shirt). Try to avoid black clothing if possible.
Hair: If you have a heavy beard, consider shaving within two hours of the photo shoot. Also consider having a haircut within a week of the photo session. If you have a beard or mustache, make sure it is neat and trimmed the morning of the session.
If you wear glasses and wish to be photographed both with and without them, just let me know.
Feel free to bring extra clothing – ties, shirts, jackets, blouses – as well as jewelry (for women) to the session. Some styles and colors simply work better in front of the camera than others.
Please make sure all clothing is pressed and on hangers. You should try on your outfits before bringing them to the studio, particularly if you haven’t worn any of the items in a while.