Photography - Headshots

ACTOR'S HEADSHOTS: This series captures Cara McDonald's beaming personality for producers and casting agents. THIS SHOT: I used one light through a beauty dish and an eyelight reflector below to get big, round, centered catch lights in Cara's eyes. A separate light was used on the backdrop.

ACTOR'S HEADSHOTS: The eyes have it. THIS SHOT: I used one light through a beauty dish and an eyelight reflector below to get big, round, centered catch lights in Cara's eyes.

ACTOR'S HEADSHOTS: A more glamorous, flashy approach. THIS SHOT: In this shot I added two lights to the left and right to highlight her hair and add to the brightness of the look.

ACTOR'S HEADSHOTS: A more glamorous, flashy approach. THIS SHOT: In this shot I added two lights to the left and right to highlight her hair and add to the brightness of the look.

ACTOR'S HEADSHOTS: Formal portraiture. THIS SHOT: This setup produced a more classic, fine art look. I used a single softbox with a grid at camera right.

ACTOR'S HEADSHOTS: Two-light setup. THIS SHOT: I used one softbox camera right, and another slightly behind Cara camera left that helped model her face. Large, rectangular catch lights are still prominent.

Shadow
Slider

This is a slideshow of actor Cara McDonald's headshots. I gave Cara a variety of headshots for her portfolio by employing several different lighting setups.