Our tendency is to sit or stand upright pulling our head back making our chins look fatter. Bend your neck forward in a way that seems unnatural. This pulls the skin back on your face and chin making you look a thinner and younger. You may feel unnatural doing it, but it will look natural in the photo.
When smiling keep it natural and your mouth is half open or lips together but relaxed.
Wear solid colored top and keep accessories min or avoid at all. Ladies no cleavage for professional business portraits, but for beauty portraits, it would be just perfect.
These posing guides are helpful during these situations: when posing assistance is not available, taking own headshots, or when needed quick in and out headshots for ID documents. When it comes to professional headshot photography, it is all about emotion and connection, quality and originality that captivates your viewers.
Here is my own before and after of headshot photos for driver’s license, where I used these 3 simple tips.
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Posted by Joy Rahat on Thursday, January 26, 2017
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