How to Find the ‘Good’ Side of Your Face

Portrait for an article on how to find your best side by NYC headshot photographer, Kelly Williams

Science will tell you that it is more than likely the left side of your face that looks most pleasing to the camera.  Why?  Here’s what the scientists say, per Time Magazine: “Our results suggest that posers’ left cheeks tend to exhibit a greater intensity of emotion, which observers find more aesthetically pleasing. Our findings […]

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Actor Headshot Tips

Blond actress in front of brick wall for an article on actor headshot tips

Hi everyone, I hope your week is getting off to a great start!  I would like to share with you a new set of actor headshots that I took while in Tampa.  The photos are of the fantastic emerging actress, Kelsey, and were taken in historic Ybor City.  If you are in the market for […]

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Headshot Retouching Before and After Images

Headshot retouching images before and after of a young blond actress

Actors and models use headshots – a portrait literally taken from the shoulders up with a focus on the face – as their calling cards. Last week I had the pleasure of photographing an aspiring actress.  As with all of my photo packages, her package included basic retouching. This means color correction and minor blemish […]

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Acting Headshots: Practice Makes Perfect

Headshot of model with long dark hair and olive tank top

I hope everyone has some warm weekend plans underway (I’m off to the Pasco County Fair for more pig racing!).  I am so pleased to show you new acting headshots I took in Tampa’s Curtis Hixon Park.  Chase was my model, and she was outstanding in front of the camera.  Though she is just starting […]

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Modeling Headshot Hair and Makeup Tips

Blond model wearing blue and black blouse

I’ve been taking full advantage of the beautiful weather here in Tampa and had another modeling headshot photo session on Friday.  Check out these photos of Darya who (like me) traveled from New York City to Tampa for vacation.  These photos were taken at Plant Park across from University of Tampa.  The rain was about […]

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How to Look Good in Photos

Man twirling moustache for an article on how to look good in photos

This Halloween, I dressed up as Snow White, and I wanted to make sure I get some good photos out of the experience (more on that later). I’m not one to enjoy having my own photo taken, and it has put me squarely in the shoes of my clients. I wanted my own photo experience […]

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