Getting Started in the Industry
New York Style Headshots for Kids & Teens on Long Island. For those of you who are just starting out, or have kids new to the industry, a professional headshot that stands out is key. A headhsot is a marketing tool. I have been working with kids & teens for 15 plus years and I know what talent managers and agents are looking for.
I shoot all of my headshot sessions in NYC & on Long Island, I travel to any location or I shoot at my home studio.
I choose to shoot all of my headshots using natural light. I happen to love the clean crisp look that natural light produces and this is what managers and agents prefer at the moment. I am very experienced in studio lighting and occasionally I get a request for an indoor headshot session. No problem!
Types of Headshots
Legit | A theatrical shot really pops. It says I am here, I am good and I am confident. Showing confidence in your eyes is how I choose a legit image. Commercial | Warm, friendly and trusting is what casting directors are looking for in this type of shot. Smiley, clean and light.
Check out some great examples of a legit look vs a commercial look below.
How much do headshots cost?
Headshot sessions range from $295.00 to $495.00 depending on age. A make-up artist is available at an additional cost and is paid directly to the artist. I urge all parents who have kids that are serious about their craft to make the investment and hire a hair and make-up artist. It truly makes an obvious difference.