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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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Looking Younger Than You Are

Mallory is a great example of what I try to tell teens. You always want to look younger than your actual age. While she’s 16, she has a look that could pass for as young as 13 with the right makeup. The Fox show Glee is a good example of […]

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Mid-Year Checkup: 2014 Goals

So now that 2014 is half done, how are you doing on those goals you set for yourself at the beginning of the year? Yeah, me, too. So if you’re feeling like you’re having trouble meeting your goals, its time to re-assess them. Remember I told you to write them […]

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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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