Three Package Options

Actor headshot photography packages specifically designed to elevate the standard of your Spotlight page and get you more castings.

HEADING OUT

1 hour session – 2 set changes – 2 audition grabbing headshots

GET AHEAD

2 hour session – 4 set changes – 4 audition grabbing headshots

HEADS ABOVE

Same as Get Ahead-  includes makeup – hair – plus body shots

What our customer say

Read a small yet glowing sample of our many customer reviews from well-known actors and those just starting out.

Brian Sill

3 months on from my headshots with Colin, I’ve been taken on by a top agency and have seen an increase in castings and paid work, including lifestyle modelling which I would have never previously considered myself suitable for, but was recommended by my agent after seeing my headshots. Thanks again Colin, your pictures have had a huge impact for me.

Brian Sill Actor
Reece Dinsdale

Colin is incredible. Many actors will tell you that they are at their most uncomfortable with headshots/stills – there’s no walking or talking and you’re having to play yourself… never easy. With Colin, I have rarely felt so at ease with the whole process. He’s a genuinely nice guy and he made me most welcome. He listened to what I needed and then brought his own ideas to the table. I felt extremely relaxed, the session flew by, and I think the shots he produced speak for themselves. He turned what is normally an arduous experience into a real pleasure. I was one very satisfied customer. Top man!’

Reece DinsdaleActor - Writer - Director
Ian Puleston-Davies

I believe trust is essential to get the best photographs, and right from the get go Colin puts you at ease as he explains carefully what he thinks would make the perfect photograph for both your face and your personality. It really is a collaborative process. At all times I was made to feel that my input and ideas were integral to the photo shoot. Colin throughout the session showed me the taken pictures while we discussed how best to improve them. I even had a say on the choice of music we listened to!

Ian Puleston-Davies Actor - Writer - Director
Robert Beck

My first proper headshot session for over 15 years, as I always feel so uncomfortable with them….but from the moment I first spoke with Colin over the phone I felt at ease and confident he would be able to get the results I wanted. It didn’t hurt that he phoned me only an hour or so after my initial enquiry on his website. The shoot was great and I actually had a lot of fun. Colin is a lovely guy, he was very conscious about giving me the shots and looI wanted, as well as suggesting his own. He took his time and I was never rushed. I’m very happy with the results and also with the simple convenient aftercare!

Robert BeckActor

HEADING OUT

£185

1 HOUR

2 Set changes

2 Styling options

2 Full shoots

2 Headshots

Add £55 for makeup & hair

GET AHEAD

£285

2.5 HOURS

4 Set changes

4 Styling options

4 Full shoots

4 Headshots

Add £80 makeup and hair

HEADS ABOVE

£450

4 hours

5 Set changes

5 Styling options

5 Full shoots

4 Headshot

1 Body Shot/portrait

Makeup &Hair Styling

Advanced retouching

Heading out

About the Shoot

  • The studio session last approximately 1 hour  15 minutes, on average, but can be a little longer with makeup and hair option. Makeup artist/stylist stays for duration of shoot.
  • Some of the session time is spent looking at clothing and agreeing a shoot plan.
  • This is a 2 look, 2 background and lighting sets and lots of shots taken to achieve 2 commercial non theatrical actor headshot portraits of you.

Actors looking for a more dramatic theatrical style headshot photography should opt for our Get Ahead package as there isn’t enough time in a Heading Out session to create more intricate and dramatic lighting and background set ups.

Pre shoot help and advice

  • All bookings get an opportunity to speak with the photographer before the shoot.
  • At this point we discuss your career to date, your casting goals and reasons for new headshots.
  • This helps us to formulate a shoot plan together, discuss clothing/styling.
  • Customers who have chosen our makeup and hair option will receive advice about preparing skin and hair

In order to attain exactly what you want from your headshot photography, this is a really important part of the process and we encourage all actors who book to take advantage of this part of our service. This call also gives us an opportunity to answer any questions and put your mind at ease about the shoot.

After the Shoot

  • All useable images taken will be uploaded a secure online proofing gallery that is much more efficient than contact sheets and doesn’t waste paper.
  • The online gallery can be shared with agents and whoever else you wish to help you select your final images.
  • Each person who receives a link to gallery can log in and build sets of their favourites and the information is fed back to you.

At this point you will have the option to purchase additional images taken during the shoot for your casting goals or even personal or family reasons.

Headshot delivery

  • All headshot images you chose will receive standard retouching
  • Retouched images will be uploaded to our internet cloud where you can download your headshot photography in different file sizes for easy emailing, sharing online and printing.
  • With your permission we actively promote your new headshot images through our huge social media network in collaboration with you.

The headshot portraits you download in high resolution will print up to about 30 inches should you want create a poster or any reason you may need large print.


Commercial actor headshot examples

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Get ahead

About the Shoot

  • The studio session last approximately 2.5 hours on average but can be a little longer with makeup and hair option. Makeup artist/stylist stays for duration of shoot.
  • Some of the session time is spent looking at clothing and agreeing a shoot plan.
  • This is 4 look 4 background and lighting set ups and lots of shooting and coaching to achieve a got headshot for agent and another 3 contrasting looks that show off you versatility as an actor.
  • This is 4 look 4 background and lighting set ups and lots of shooting and coaching to achieve a great headshot for your agent and another 3 contrasting looks that show off you versatility as an actor.

This is our most popular headshot package as it allows us enough time to get really creative with the lighting, mood and backdrop aspects of the shoot. This package is all about exploiting the power of Spotlight’s online portfolio which allows you to display up to 15 photographs to casting directors who visit your page.

Pre shoot help and advice

  • All bookings get an opportunity to speak with the photographer before the shoot.
  • At this point we discuss your career to date, your casting goals and reasons for new headshots.
  • This helps us to formulate a shoot plan together, discuss clothing/styling.
  • Customers who have chosen our makeup and hair option will receive advice about preparing skin and hair

In order to attain exactly what you want from your headshot photography, this is a really important part of the process and we encourage all actors who book to take advantage of this part of our service. This call also gives us an opportunity to answer any questions and put your mind at ease about the shoot

After the Shoot

  • All useable images taken will be uploaded a secure online proofing gallery that is much more efficient than contact sheets and doesn’t waste paper.
  • The online gallery can be shared with agents and whoever else you wish help you select your final images.
  • Each person who receives a link to gallery can log in and build sets of their favourites and the information is fed back to you.

At this point you will have the option to purchase additional images taken during the shoot for your casting goals or even personal or family reasons.

Headshot delivery

  • All headshot images you chose will receive standard retouching
  • Retouched images will be uploaded to our internet cloud where you can download your headshot photography in different file sizes for easy emailing, sharing online and printing.
  • With your permission we actively promote your new headshot images through our huge social media network in collaboration with you.

The headshot portraits you download in high resolution will print up to about 30 inches should you want create a poster or any reason you may need large print.


Example Get Ahead images – same actor 4 looks

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Heads above

About the Shoot

  • The studio sessions last approximately 4 hours on average and includes makeup and hair styling. Makeup artist/stylist stays for duration of shoot
  • Some of the session time is spent looking at clothing and agreeing a shoot plan.
  • This package is exactly the same as the Get Ahead 4 look package with makeup and hair styling included and enough time to create a body shot or press and publicity shot.

Heads above is the perfect package for actors who need a body shot or publicity shot in addition to great headshot photography. This package is all about positively utilising the power of Spotlight’s online portfolio which allows you to display up to 15 photographs, including body shots, to casting directors or agents who visit your page.

Pre shoot help and advice

  • All bookings get an opportunity to speak with the photographer before the shoot.
  • At this point we discuss your career to date, your casting goals and reasons for new headshots.
  • This helps us to formulate a shoot plan together, discuss clothing/styling.
  • Heads above customers  will receive advice about preparing skin and hair in readiness for the makeup artist.

In order to attain exactly what you want from your headshot photography, this is a really important part of the process and we encourage all actors who book to take advantage of this part of our service. This call also gives us an opportunity to answer any questions and put your mind at ease about the shoot.

After the Shoot

  • All useable images taken will be uploaded a secure online proofing gallery that is much more efficient than contact sheets and doesn’t waste paper.
  • The online gallery can be shared with agents and whoever else you wish help you select your final images.
  • Each person who receives a link to gallery can log in and build sets of their favourites and the information is fed back to you.

At this point you will have the option to purchase additional images taken during the shoot for your casting goals or even personal or family reasons.

Headshot delivery

  • All headshot images you chose will receive standard retouching
  • Retouched images will be uploaded to our internet cloud where you can download your headshot photography in different file sizes for easy emailing, sharing online and printing.
  • With your permission we actively promote your new headshot images through our huge social media network in collaboration with you.

The headshot portraits you download in high resolution will print up to about 30 inches should you want create a poster or any reason you may need large print.


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Actor Headshot Shoot

Headshot photography for Actors & Performers - Manchester Studio - Free Parking - Highly recommended photographer - Makeup and Hair options - Price details

Neilson Reeves Photography 发布于 2017年3月25日

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