Someone from the musical Godspell asked me to take headshots of the cast.
But, they said they wanted me. (They were on a budget, and my free-ninetly-nine worked for them.)
So, I shrugged my, yes, not feeling at all confident.
We literally took these pictures in the hallway with huge windows. I played with them in photoshop. And, do you know what? I’m super happy with how they turned out.
Is it okay for me to say this ordinary person took some great headshots? And you can too.
Since these pictures, photo cameras, and editing apps have grown by leaps and bounds. Lighting is key. Outside on a cloudy day, in the evening works best. Or inside in front of windows. Just avoid harsh light and shadows. Then run your photos through all those awesome filters, and I think you’ll say you’re an ordinary person who took some great headshots too.
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Cheryl is a mom of 3 boys, wife, speaker, high school teacher, and author of Empowered Moms & Kids. She has a Master’s degree in Educational Leadership and is passionate about learning and teaching. On www.empoweredmomsandkids.com you’ll find inspiration and encouragement for moms raising tweens and/or teens. Read more in the “about” section of this page.