While I recommend hiring a makeup artist for your photos, not everyone has $100 in their budget to pay for professional makeup artist’s talents. Here are a few of my do’s and don'ts for DIY makeup for photos. 1. Don't use any shiny or glittery products. It may look fun to use a little glittery eye shadow, but any makeup product with glitter will show up like small flecks in photos and will probably have to be edited out. The same holds true for other products like foundation.
Since I began specializing in headshots about four years ago, I've learned a lot about posing my clients for the most flattering photos. Posing is all about body language. Your stance and expression communicate small signals to the photo's viewers. We want those signals to be positive. Most of the people I photograph are not professional models. Typically, my clients are a little nervous about having their headshots taken, and it helps everyone feel more at ease when I provid