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Actor Profile: Jo Lorio

Jo Lorio What got you interested in acting? Something I always enjoyed was watching people bring my favorite characters to life. I was the kid that wrote songs and made silly plays for my family and friends as well as silly dance moves I felt would work with whatever song […]

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One Session, Multiple Looks

An actor needs to be versatile, capable of playing any role. Sometimes its hard to tell that from a single headshot, so many actors opt to do multiple looks and characters in a single session… and sometimes that actor has such a variety of looks in their arsenal, they can […]

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Older Playing Younger

One of the things I repeat the most, especially to teenage actors, is that in the acting business, you almost always want to look younger than you really are. Adults on set typically work 12 hour days. Because of the way child labor laws are, you cannot work those kind […]

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Character Headshots

There is an exciting new trend for actors to use created “character” shots for their promotional materials. Beyond your basic headshot, these can be used on websites, postcards, business cards, and more… and for a limited time, I’ll be offering these at the same rates as regular headshots – waiving […]

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Headshot Mistakes: Poor Lighting

Continuing my series of blog posts on Headshot Mistakes … things I’m seeing every day … Common mistakes actors make in their headshots. You see it all the time. Photographers advertising that they are a “natural light photographer.” This is often code for “I don’t understand lighting, so I just […]

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Headshot Mistakes: Over Retouch

Continuing my series of blog posts on Headshot Mistakes … things I’m seeing every day … Common mistakes actors make in their headshots. Do you know why its sometimes difficult to look at photographs of ourselves? We are used to looking at ourselves in reflections. We use the mirror multiple […]

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