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Callum Logan Coronation Street Snatch Guy Ritchie
Sean Ward Alan Ford
   
   
Jessica Gerger Alex Evans
   
   
Joanna Bowen Abi Uttley
   
   
Tony Carpenter Matt Broad
   
   
James Cappel Sophie Gomis
   
   
Renton Rejects
Martin Delaney Emily Lee
   
   
Geraldine Garner Amy Yewbank
   
   
Panos Savvides Aaron Stafford
   
   
Emilia Bostedt Tobi Bamtefa
   
   
Judi Scott David Cuff
   
   
Rachel Stanley Sarah Berger
   
   
Beatrice Kaps Kevan Johnson
   
   
Maeve Malley-Ryan Toni Green
   
   
Martha Grace Gilly Daniels
   
   
Eileen Pollock Leanne Rowley


Anthony Houghton Lorna Phillips


Kerian Flynn Holly Gibbs


Ben Porter Paul McNeilly



Naomi Stafford
Terry Victor


Trevor Toussaint Indra Adler


Jon Mckenna Darren Cockrill


Aslihan Gulen Lilly Driscoll



Sean Baker George Cullingford


Olivette Cole-Wilson Kelly Gough


Dani Tonks Steve Hay

Jonathan BarakatRebecca Watson


Marina Hussain-LeonesMarissa Joseph


Rachel DawsonMichael Ackerman







What should we be noticing more - the actor or the photography?

Although trends for backgrounds often lean towards things such as leaves, bricks, or anything with a 'dramatic aura', my preference is to make YOU the focus, and ensure that nothing else in the headshot competes for the viewers attention.  For this purpose, plain black backgrounds work best for most shades of skin, and a simple light grey compliments the darker shades well.

I came from a film making and cinematography background before falling into the wonderful world of actors portraits, and one thing always worth remembering about cinematographers, is that they see their role to compliment the story, not dominate it.  In the same vein I always strive to make people remember YOUR work over my own.

Also worth remembering is that many who cast films are often looking at long lists of actors that display their headshots no bigger than a postage stamp.  Headshot photographers are like comedians in a way, many copying the trends set by a few.  But when the photography styles on that list appear so similar throughout, what on earth could make you stand out?  What should your portraits really be showing off...?

Ultimately one thing consistently sways the decision makers:

Emotion