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Professional Actor Headshots at the Studio 31/08/17

Outdoor Headshot of Louis Cardona by David Yiu

It has been a very busy month for shooting actor headshots with many drama students finishing their final years and getting their first set of professional acting headshots to actors who have been looking to update their actor headshot portfolios.

Louis Cardona came in for a headshot session after switching agents and wanted to update his portfolio with some shots where he had a beard and some where he was clean shaven, it was so much fun shooting with Louis, we worked alongside the excellent make up artist Monika Swiatek and we shot a large variety of looks so that Louis and his agent would have an awesome selection of headshots to choose from for a large mix of roles.

Working with a makeup artist, while its not always necessary, its definitely a bonus to have a MUA like Monika working with us during the session as it allows you as an actor to have the benefit of a professional who has worked on lots of shoots/films and knows the right styling for certain looks you might want to shoot. In addition she will be with us throughout all of the session keeping an eye on hair/makeup so you don't have to worry about it, she makes sure to tailor the makeup/hair to you and the style you want to achieve!

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Classic Headshot of Louis Cardona by David Yiu
Brick Headshot of Louis Cardona by David Yiu
Dramatic Headshot of Louis Cardona by David Yiu
Brick Headshot of Callum Marshall by David Yiu

Callum Marshall is currently studying at the Royal Conservatoire Of Scotland and came by for his first set of professional actor headshots, we also had Monika working with us throughout the session on makeup and hair styling. Even though it was Callum’s first time in front of a professional headshot photographer, you would never have known it, it was an absolute pleasure collaborating with him throughout the shoot and we were able to shoot a massive range of looks and shots.

During the sessions both Louis and Callum had a shave so that they could have some headshots completely clean shaven, for guys this is a really good headshot tip to be aware of and to do as it can drastically change your look and playing age. Its a look that doesn’t take very long to change into and the benefit is that you change you look and style to almost someone else entirely.

I’ve always believed that when it comes to acting headshots you will always achieve the best results when you and your headshot photographer work together throughout the entire headshot session, it really is a collaborative effort that requires both actor and photographer to listen to each other and communicate to provide a variety of acting headshots that can work the best for the actors’ career. Both Louis and Callum were a joy to work with alongside Monika and we ended up with awesome shots that can really make them stand out from a crowd!

Want to have a look at my headshot portfolio?

I believe in giving you a large variety of looks when you have a headshot session with me. My goal is to give you a selection of shots that show your range as an actor and most importantly get you seen! Take a look at some more of my work with lots of other actors!

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Classic Headshot of Callum Marshall by David Yiu
Studio Headshot of Callum Marshall by David Yiu
Dramatic Headshot of Callum Marshall by David Yiu
David Yiu - London Actor Headshot Photographer

About David Yiu

I'm a London Actor Headshot Photographer. Having studied film at university, I moved into a career in photography and which has taken me from film sets and live events to product launches for some of the biggest brands in the world. Now a dedicated Headshot Photographer, I believe each session should be fun and enjoyable, working closely alongside each client, helping to find the shots they deserve to take them to the next level.

See more of my Headshot work here!

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Working with David was a pleasure, he put me at ease, explained the process and ideas, and the whole experience was chilled and fun, and the resulting headshots were fantastic quality!

John Skerritt
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