Tips and Tricks for headshot photography

Why I shoot headshots horizontally

Why I shoot headshots horizontally The common uses for headshots dictate that they will be seen in a small format.  LinkedIn, business cards, and other social media sites only have small openings. You want your face to fit in this small form factor.  If your...

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The best makeup to wear to your headshot session?

What Kind of Makeup Should I Wear to My Headshot Session? Getting ready for a headshot session can be a nerve-wracking experience. After all, these photos will be the face of your professional brand. Whether you're updating your LinkedIn profile, building a...

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How To Prep for Your Best Professional Headshot

How to Prep for Your Best Professional Phoenix Headshots with CMQ Headshots Booking your professional headshot session is an investment in yourself, your career, and your future. At CMQ Headshots, Phoenix, AZ, I draw on years of experience to help every client look...

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Should The Photographer Photoshop You

Should The Photographer  Photoshop You? Editing and retouching pictures with Photoshop or other professional software is often part of your headshot session service and a big part of your photographer's skill set. The first job of a headshot is to bring out the...

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Why hire a professional headshot photographer

Why hire a professional headshot photographer Everybody knows them — that relative or family friend who’s really into photography but has no intentions of ever quitting their “day job.” It’s a passion or hobby they reserve for evenings or weekends; they show you...

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What to wear to your headshot session

Clothing is the topic I get the most questions about. Try not to get hung up on the wardrobe (pun intended). The most important thing is to bring clothes you love wearing. If you wear something that you don’t feel good in, your discomfort will show in your...