How to Prepare for a Headshot Photo Shoot

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The big day is here! You’re finally (finally!) going to have high-end, professional headshots taken to replace the ones your brother took on your iPhone against the brick wall in your parents’ backyard. Headshots are your No. 1 business card when it comes to acting, and a good headshot is as important to your success as a bad one can be detrimental to ever booking work (or even an audition). But how do you prepare for your close-up? We asked photographer Luke Fontana (Luke Fontana Photo) for his advice.

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