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Good Headshot Photographer

Post by fizzycandy123 » Thu Nov 06, 2014 9:19 pm

Hi everyone, I wondered if anyone has a good headshot photographer they'd recommend.My last photographer Photoshoped my headshots so they looked too fake,so Id really like some natural ones,I live in Essex so London based would be good.Thanks.xx

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Re: Good Headshot Photographer

Post by TalyaB » Thu Nov 06, 2014 9:24 pm

We were very happy with DS's pictures from http://www.brandonbishopphotography.com/ He's in Dalston. Very experienced, and he was lovely to work with, but not cheap.

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Re: Good Headshot Photographer

Post by Welsh Mum » Thu Nov 06, 2014 9:34 pm

My DD used Brandon Bishop as well. Very good headshots, took a lot if time, very proffessional
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Re: Good Headshot Photographer

Post by MissyMoo » Thu Nov 06, 2014 10:28 pm

Look up Ben Hanley based in Leigh on Sea...lovely guy and great photographer x

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Re: Good Headshot Photographer

Post by pg » Thu Nov 06, 2014 11:47 pm

There's a site called Headshot Hunter http://www.headshothunter.co.uk/
might be useful if you are making comparisons.

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Re: Good Headshot Photographer

Post by fizzycandy123 » Fri Nov 07, 2014 6:07 pm

Thankyou everyone this has really helped.xx

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Re: Good Headshot Photographer

Post by Ditzi » Fri Nov 07, 2014 6:52 pm

I can recommend Simon Mayhew. Tried and tested, very happy :D

http://www.simonmayhewphotography.co.uk

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Post by Gatesheadangel » Fri Nov 07, 2014 10:57 pm

You will notice advice about headshots having to look like the actor which i always thought was weird until a recent trip to see a play with 3 male actors. All different ages, build and hair colour, acting in a studio theatre just a few metres from me. I spent the whole of the interval trying to match the photos to the actor. A significant haircut or beard, trying to look rugged and chisel jawed when you are a Bantam, trying to look good looking when you're a bit geeky...well i see why CDs would get irritated.

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Post by francescasmum » Sat Nov 08, 2014 10:53 am

We had that problem when we went to see Wicked last year, Garlinda had dark hair in the programme and Elphaba had blonde!

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Re: Good Headshot Photographer

Post by Irishdancer » Sat Nov 08, 2014 12:06 pm

Philip Wade he is in Islington http://www.philipwade.com/spotlight.html ds had really good head shots done this but lady has gone back to LA to live gives me an excuse to go there to visit family when he needs new ones done lol

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Re: Good Headshot Photographer

Post by jooles » Sat Nov 08, 2014 5:42 pm

http://jul857.wix.com/dolbearphotograph ... aits/c199t special price £50 headshots including 8 high res, copyright free digital pictures...bargain!!! based north west London

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Post by Livy2 » Sat Nov 08, 2014 8:57 pm

I can definitely recommend http://www.mad-photography.co.uk/ . He did my daughter's recently, they are fab. www.spotlight.com/4415-7861-7256

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Re: Good Headshot Photographer

Post by lotsolaffs » Sun Nov 09, 2014 8:54 am

Someone on here was trying to raise funds for NYT a while ago.
ghostofpp was the username.I did contact them and sounds all okay but I managed to get my dd's done by a photographer friend.

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Re: Good Headshot Photographer

Post by cannylass » Sun Nov 09, 2014 8:21 pm

I second what Missymoo says - Ben O'Hanley in Leigh on Sea is outstanding and very natural shots. My DD has been to Lisa Visser who is great but I wouldn't say completely natural shots. We did a test shoot with Ben and as part of the shoot he also did a video which is a mix of live and stills - on my DD's profile and some of Ben's pics.

He has just started out down this road having previously working at BBC and is so lovely. We will definitely be going back to him for updates.

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Re: Good Headshot Photographer

Post by 2girlsmum » Mon Nov 10, 2014 9:58 am

Livy2 wrote:I can definitely recommend http://www.mad-photography.co.uk/ . He did my daughter's recently, they are fab. http://www.spotlight.com/4415-7861-7256
Spooky, my daughter had her headshots taken by Mark from MAD Photography on Saturday. He's done them for about the last 5 years, lovely photographs and such a nice guy.

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