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MINIMIZING DISTRACTIONS IN YOUR HEADSHOT

Distractions are everywhere. There is no way to avoid them and they can easily sneak up on you. Whether we are getting distracted from work related activities or personal ventures, distractions are usually not warranted. It happens to the best of us.  You may be...

WHY SHOULD I GO TO A SPECIALIST FOR MY HEADSHOTS?

You probably know of some photographers that focus on many different sub genres. From weddings to newborns to family photographers. I get it, it is probably easier for you to just ask one of those photographers to take your headshot. Don’t make this mistake! Headshots...

HEADSHOTS VS. PORTRAITS

A headshot is a portrait but a portrait is not necessarily a headshot. Got it? I know, it can be a little confusing but lets run through the details. Headshots are all about the face and should try to keep the viewers focus there. Portraits do usually show a persons...

SHOULD I GET A HAIRCUT BEFORE MY HEADSHOT SESSION?

I get it, you feel fresh after a nice haircut, I do too. I think it can be great to get a haircut before your headshot session. Avoid getting your haircut the day before your session, and aim for closer to a week before. If you are the type to wait a long time between...

WHAT MAKES MHAMILTONVISUALS DIFFERENT?

MHamiltonVisuals creates different headshots, not your standard headshots. My product is unique and the best you can get. I don’t just give my clients a headshot, I educate them about how to look their best in photos. I provide my clients something different. I see...

WHAT DO PHOTOGRAPHERS MEAN BY A “LOOK”?

Pretty much this is just some photography lingo. It refers to the outfits you would be wearing during your headshot session. Most of the time a photographer’s fee will increase depending on the amount of “looks” someone is going to be doing during their shoot. It can...

HOW TO TAKE YOUR OWN HEADSHOTS

I know, I know, why would I be trying to give you advice on how to take your own headshots if I am a headshot photographer? I should want you to come see me for this problem, right? Yes, I do! But I also know that many people need to experience a bad headshot before...

HOW DO I CHOOSE A HEADSHOT PHOTOGRAPHER?

Given you have enough time in your schedule, the best way to choose a headshot photographer is to meet with them. Lots of photographers would gladly meet up for a consultation. This is a way you can get to know them and their space. Make sure to come prepared with any...

DOES MHAMILTONVISUALS DO ON LOCATION HEADSHOTS?

Are you looking for a headshot photographer to come to you? MHamiltonVisuals can provide you with that service. The on location gear kit that MHamiltonVisuals takes on location ensures that we provide you with the look and feel you are looking for in your images. This...

HAIR AND MAKEUP, WHATS UP WITH THAT?

I want to preface this article by saying that makeup can be a very personal thing so if you would like to incorporate one of the things that I say to avoid below, contact me and we can talk about it. First off, I only recommend women, not guys, wear makeup for their...

WHAT TO WEAR TO YOUR HEADSHOT SESSION

I like getting as much variety while shooting as possible. One of the simplest ways of doing that is trying on different outfits throughout our shoot.  I chose the two shots above to help me show the difference a simple change of clothes can make. As you can see the...

HOW TO PREPARE FOR YOUR HEADSHOT

Preparing for your headshot session is key. We are a team in this endeavor. I want you to get the most out of your investment in a headshot, and be prepared for the shoot. The idea behind a professional headshot is to capture you, but you on your best day! I will help...

WHY SHOULD I GET A PROFESSIONAL HEADSHOT?

Today, we have a digital identity. It is such a huge part of our lives from people checking to see what we are up to online to looking for a new job. Headshots have become in a way the new business card. Companies have been aware for awhile that they need headshots...