ACTORS HEADSHOTS NYC

Creative Portraits in Astoria, New York

Bring your acting career to the next level with memorable headshots. Get attention of agents and casting directors and book roles. Take the first step towards success.

Here is How to get started

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Study your castings for potential roles, use references
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Advice with photographer about lighting and background
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Figure out outfits and makeup/hair styling
Our studio location
  • N, W trains: Broadway stop
  • 2348 31st Drive, Astoria NY 11106
  • Shoots are available at client location and other studios across New York City.

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Why people choose us

100% Stress Free
Authentically express yourself in a relaxed environment that reflects your true essence
Attention to Details
Experience unparalleled precision as our photographers attend to every detail.
Easy Online Booking
Simplify your experience and secure your session effortlessly with online booking

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"Very pleasant to work with! Felt very much like a collaborative process."

Victoria G., actress

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Frequently Asked Questions

How do I book a headshot session?

To book the session, first click “request a session” buttons. After submission you will be redirected to the page with most popular packages to book.

You can also call us to talk details and book your session directly.

How soon do I get my photos?
You can access all the select images via online gallery the same day shortly after your session. Retouching takes 3 days.
Can I get my final images faster?

Yes, there is $25/per image expedited retouching, done within 24hours.

Can I get more pictures retouched?
The retouching fee is $50 per single image, 3 days.
 
What if I need to reschedule?
You may reschedule your time slot if you contact us 24 hour prior to your shoot. This way you don’t have to pay a deposit again.
Can I book outside of your site hours?

Just contact us via email/phone call during our operational hours: Mon- Sun 9:00 AM - 9:00 PM.

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What makes a great headshot for acting?

A great headshot for acting is one that captures the actor's unique personality and casting type, while also showcasing their professional demeanor and versatility. Here are some elements that can make a great headshot for acting:

Personality

The headshot should capture the actor's individuality and personality, while also conveying a sense of confidence and approachability. It should reflect the actor's brand and casting type, and show off their range.

Wardrobe and makeup

The clothing and makeup should be simple and not distract from the actor's face. The wardrobe should be appropriate for the actor's casting type and the roles they are seeking.

Background

The background should be simple and neutral, without distracting elements that draw attention away from the actor's face. A plain white or gray background is often used, but other options such as outdoor settings or studio backdrops can also be effective.

Overall, a great headshot for acting should be a clear and compelling representation of the actor's unique brand and personality. It should capture the attention of casting directors and agents, and leave a lasting impression.

What do casting agents look for in a headshot

Casting agents look for several key elements when reviewing an actor's headshot, as it is often the first impression they have of the actor. Here are some of the things that casting agents may look for in a headshot:

Casting type

Casting agents look for headshots that capture the actor's unique personality and casting type. They want to see an actor who can convincingly portray the role they are casting for, so the headshot should reflect the appropriate look and style.

Versatility

Casting agents may also look for headshots that demonstrate the actor's range and versatility, showing that they can play a variety of roles.

Clarity and focus

Casting agents need to be able to clearly see the actor's features and expressions, so a headshot that is well-lit and in focus is important. It should be well-composed, with appropriate clothing and makeup choices.

Overall, casting agents are looking for a headshot that is a clear and professional representation of the actor's brand and casting type, and that helps them stand out in a competitive industry.

What to wear for acting headshots

Choosing the right clothing for your acting headshots is an important part of creating a successful and professional image. Here are some tips on what to wear for your acting headshots:

Dress for your casting type

Your clothing should be appropriate for the types of roles you want to be considered for. For example, if you're seeking roles as a lawyer or business executive, choose a suit or other professional attire. If you're seeking roles as a high school student, choose age-appropriate clothing.

Consider colors

Choose colors that flatter your skin tone and hair color. Avoid clothing that is the same color as your skin tone, as this can make you look washed out in the photograph.

Keep it simple

Choose simple, classic clothing that is not overly trendy or flashy. Avoid clothing with logos or busy patterns, which can be distracting in a headshot.

Bring options

Bring several different clothing options to your headshot session so you can try out different looks and choose the best one.

Details, details, details

Make sure your clothing is clean and well-pressed, and that your hair and makeup are neat and professional.

Overall, the goal is to choose clothing that enhances your appearance and helps you look your best in your headshots. By keeping it simple, dressing for your casting type, and paying attention to details, you can create a polished and professional image that will help you stand out to casting directors and agents.

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