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Getting the right shot is actually a piece of cake!

Getting the right shot is actually a piece of cake!

[Professional Headshots LA by Vanie] Blog by guest blogger Dallas Travers Creative Career Coach Dallas Travers has helped thousands of actors to increase their auditions, produce their own projects, secure representation and book roles in film and television. Her...

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Do you celebrate the success of others?

Do you celebrate the success of others?

[Headshots North Hollywood by Vanie] Or do you run off to your little corner, jealous and resentful because you haven't yet achieved the same success?   A friend and colleague, Blake Discher says, and I'm paraphrasing, "Don't hang out with the guys grumbling in the...

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“There is no copyright.”

“There is no copyright.”

[Headshot Photography LA by Vanie] "THERE IS NO COPYRIGHT," he said, speaking over me when I attempted to explain why I don't give out all the high resolution images with my packages.  In a very antagonistic tone, he said it again after I attempted to explain a second...

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The Backstage Spotlight Issue on Headshots

The Backstage Spotlight Issue on Headshots

[LA Headshots for Actors by Vanie] Recently, Backstage West asked a few photographers to give their input in an article titled "Los Angeles Photographers on What Makes an Effective Headshot."   This was my little bit followed by a couple of headshots. ---- Your...

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Three tips to help you book the job!

Three tips to help you book the job!

[Commercial Headshots Los Angeles by Vanie] Guest Blogger: Associate Photographer Kayvon Esmaili A working actor as well as an amazing photographer, my associate, Kayvon Esmaili is a multi-talented artist and shoots for me for those on a tighter budget! I asked him to...

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Post-Work: What happens after you take my headshots?

Post-Work: What happens after you take my headshots?

[Female Headshot Photographers Los Angeles - Vanie] Recently I was asked by one of my clients if he'd be walking out with a CD of images after we finished our session. FIRST OF ALL-- pahlease, CDs are so yesterday. We deliver our files digitally, and technically he...

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How to effectively use wardrobe for your headshots

How to effectively use wardrobe for your headshots

[Headshot Photographers LA by Vanie] It seems that one of the biggest challenges when preparing for a headshot session is how to put together a wardrobe that best represents the looks you are trying to achieve. Here are some simple guidelines to help you with your...

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Headshot Dos and Don’ts: An Agent’s Perspective

Headshot Dos and Don’ts: An Agent’s Perspective

[Headshot Photography by Vanie] Blog written by guest blogger Mike O'Dell - Bobby Ball Talent Agency. I've worked with Mike O'Dell for over seven years now.  Mike is a hard working no none-sense actor's agent.  His experience of 11+ years, first at SBV and now at BBA,...

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