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In order to make a good first impression, you need to put your best foot forward. This is just as true when it comes to your headshots as it is for anything else. If you want potential clients or employers to take you seriously, you need to have professional-looking headshots that show off your best features. In this blog post, we will discuss how to make a great first impression with your headshots!

A headshot is like a first impression in real life: you only get one chance to make it count. Whether you’re looking to land a new job or attract new clients, it’s important to put your best foot forward with a professional headshot. But how can you look your best when the camera comes out? Here are a few tips:

 First, dress the part. If you’re going for a business look, opt for a tailored suit or dress. If you’re going for a more casual look, choose clothes that are clean and wrinkle-free. 

Second, pay attention to your hair and makeup. Make sure your hair is styled and your makeup is natural-looking. 

Third, project confidence. Smile slightly and make eye contact with the camera. 

Fourth, find the right photographer. Choose someone who specializes in headshots and who makes you feel comfortable in front of the camera. 

Having good posture is key to making a good first impression. Unfortunately, many people don’t realize how important posture is in making a good first impression. Good posture communicates confidence, which is essential in any professional setting. Headshots are no different- by slouching or hunching over, you convey a sense of insecurity and self-doubt. 

On the other hand, standing up straight with your shoulders back conveys confidence, power, and success. 

So next time you’re getting your headshot taken, make sure to stand up tall and show the world that you mean business.

The last thing you want in a headshot is to look like you just got arrested. Unfortunately, many people unintentionally end up with a “mug shot” look in their photos. Here are a few tips to avoid this: 

First, make sure to smile. 

Second, tilt your chin down slightly and look up at the camera. This will help to create a more flattering angle. 

Third, try not to put your hands in your pockets, as this can make you look nervous or uncomfortable….unless we help coach you through it – as there IS a way to do this correctly, but most people don’t do it naturally on their own.

Finally, make sure that your shirt is buttoned up and your hair is neatly styled. By following these simple tips, you can ensure that you’ll end up with a headshot that looks natural and professional.

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