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The Headshot: The Secrets to Creating Amazing Headshot Portraits by Peter Hurley

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Chapter 11. Signature Moves: Firing Up a Li’l Direct Direction

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Kearran Giovanni

I’m completely invested in directing my subject from the moment they step foot in front of my camera, and by now you should know that the direct direction you give them is where the confidence they are going to build in you starts. They have to believe you know what the heck you are talking about, so you’d better be on your game and do just that. Here are a bunch of ideas to reinforce everything you’ve learned up to this point and a little description of how I use these favorite moves of mine. Imagine their head is the center of an onion you are holding in your hands ...

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