Could your headshots be holding you back?
As an Actor where a huge part of the job is self promotion, a poor quality headshot can represent you in the completely wrong way.
Unfortunately, we’ve seen many headshots over the years that fail to impress.
Not only do you have to keep your material up to date but the industry standards and the content requirements never really stop evolving. With countless specifications placed on you by casting directors and your agent, how do you know where to get your shots done?
Our specialist headshot photographers have taken actor headshots for hundreds of clients since we opened in 2009. We are in touch with the industry and know what the casting directors require and what makes an agent’s job easier when submitting you for castings.
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Why Choose Us For Actors Headshots?
Full Guidance at Every Step
Our customers continually come back to us because we understand the importance of your images representing you in the correct way. From our bookings team to our make up artists and professional photographers, we'll guide you at every step.
With packages starting at just £195 for four professional headshots, we know we are competitive. As a business we'll provide you with as much transparency as possible. In an industry where this is rare, we're proud our clients continually come back to us and value the work that we do.
100% Satisfaction Guarantee
Whatever your personal requirements, taste or budget; Vanity Studios can offer you incredible results with every bespoke shoot. We also offer a 100% satisfaction guarantee meaning that if you’re not happy we’ll retake your images for free.
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Getting the right actors headshots can make all the difference in how many castings and jobs you book.
We know the decision is a tough one and getting it wrong can make you feel you’ve wasted time, money and most importantly opportunities.
If you book a photographer that perhaps doesn’t have the experience of your industry or just doesn’t get your style this feeling can get even worse.
We’re proud of the hundreds of positive reviews we’ve received from clients over the years about their images. We’d love to work with you too so that you can also feel that excitement to progress in your journey with a fantastic new set of headshots.
What You’ll Get With Your Actors Headshots Session
Time to update your actor headshots?
Getting the right headshot photographer in London can be a tough mission with a vast range of options available. As a performer, a professional headshot is crucial to booking castings that will lead to the jobs you want and further your experience as an actor. Vanity Studios, based in London, has many connections to the theatre and film industry and has carried out extensive research as to what casting directors are specifically looking for when they are analysing portfolio applications on Spotlight.
Gone are the days of black and white portraits, as casting directors now need to see your colouring in your headshot images. When an actor comes to Vanity Studios, firstly we establish whether they are predominantly a musical theatre or screen actor as many performers prioritise which area they want to pursue. This can vary the look and feel of the headshot as in musical theatre a heavier make up look is commonly used, whereas in the film industry they commonly prefer more of a nude look, which can be created by our professional make up and hair stylists.
We usually recommend two opposing looks when shooting headshots as having two slightly different images for your portfolio will help not only in acting castings but also with commercial bookings. Two varying photos will show diversity and create the best shots to get shortlisted for those essential castings. Usually we suggest wearing one dark colour and one light colour; and for girls, we recommend having your hair styled up in one of the headshots. Our professional make up and hair stylists will of course help create this on the day.
Vanity Studios headshot photography packages are excellent value, and as you will see from our gallery, the results are outstanding. Contact our studio today for your specific requirements and help on how to book your session.
For a professional actors headshot you should opt for plain colours. Avoid busy patterns or prints as they can be distracting. Also avoid flesh tones too, and instead choose flattering mid tones such as blue, green or purple.
This depends on your look and the type of roles you are casting for. Generally it is advised to go for a more neutral and natural look for your headshots. It may be best to avoid heavy makeup in order to make your headshots more universal.