Choose the right room
Choose a house with flat walls to apply as a backdrop or at least something that wouldn’t be too confusing. You will rely on natural window lighting, so make sure the room has a window in front of which you can stand. Turn off all different lighting fixtures in the room. Having a light supply mixed with a kind of light temperature may not help.
It’s higher if it’s not a sunny day anymore because it can cause you to squint. It can also add pores to your face and warm spots on the skin. Cloudy days give a soft light. Another suggestion is to use a house on the other side of the house for sunlight. This way, there will be no direct daylight, and the light will be soft for your headshot photography with Hoag Studio.
As a bonus, Windows uploads beautiful light on your eyes.
Position the camera to avoid distortion.
You want the Digicam of your phone to be at eye level with you. Some standard accessories that help are a light stand and an image clamp. Would you please make sure no horizontal lines are jogging through your head in history or any items stuck to it? So a simple wall that does not penetrate history works appropriately.
Smartphone cameras often have what you call wide-angle lenses, and if you also put your head on the top or back of the photo, you will start to see distortion. I have saved some examples of lens distortion below to explain what you mean.
Take a look at the clothes.
Quickly inspect the fabric to ensure the tops are not curved or wrinkled—the right size for a blouse or collar neck. And famous, make sure your clothes are as neat as possible. I will not enter the checklist. Here’s the ‘key,’ but keep it simple and not too confusing. You want to focus on you, not what you are wearing.
Relax the neck and shoulders
Once you’ve installed your digital camera and finished the above optional gadgets, take a breath. Make sure your neck and shoulders are comfortable and try not to get excited. Roll and shoulder strain to relieve anxiety.
Have fun with it. Stupidly talk to yourself. You may have friends who also want to update their headshot photography. The rest of the image may be interrupted. You can delete what you don’t like later.
Position the camera at eye level.
Keep your eyes peeled because of digital camera lenses. Do not tilt your head back as the camera looks at your nose. Remember the previous point about the distortion of Digicam lenses in smartphones. Keep you away from the top and back of the photo. I’ll show you a way to crop the image later when you look at the edits.
Take lots of head shots and choose the best
There is no danger in taking the mass of Pix. You can delete images that you don’t like or need to maintain later. This is the beauty of virtual photography.
Professional photographers rarely shoot at once, so don’t be discouraged by taking 10-20 headshots.
Set a timer in your camera app to take a picture.
Most smartphone digital camera apps have a self-timer feature. This will allow you to press a button to take a picture. But with the priority of capturing immediately, it starts with a five-10 second countdown. It allows you to compose yourself and stay in the ideal function.
Try a selection of expressions.
Try to combine photos with one type of facial expression. Smile if you feel adventurous, something serious, maybe Blue Steel from Julander. With all seriousness, though, having friends with you can help. Someone who can chat with you and give you feedback on the results. If you’ve got 3 or 4 great headshots, you’re doing well.