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20 May 2015

When to Renew Your Actor Headshots

Rocking a New Look? I often get asked “when should an actor update their headshots?” The answer is simple: do you still look exactly the same as you do in your most recent actor headshot? This is where you have to get brutally honest with yourself: take a deep breath and admit that if yes, you may have put on a few pounds and accrued a few more wrinkles since your last headshot session ten years ago, it may be […]

11 Dec 2014

How to Prepare for an Actor Headshot Photoshoot

  When actor’s book their first actor headshot session with me, they often ask how to prepare for the shoot. I therefore thought it might be useful to write a short blog entry discussing the key things to be aware of when diving in to your latest actor headshot photography session, and how these can affect the success of your shoot.   Your Experience So Far   When you arrive to one of my actor headshot photoshoots, I like to […]

11 Apr 2014

Actor Headshots: How Do You Like Yours?

  Actor headshots are a very particular niche of photography that requires a completely different approach to other forms of portrait photography. A good actor headshot photographer will not only know how to take a technically good photo, but also know the standards required by the acting industry when it comes to format and style. Actor headshots for Spotlight, Casting Call Pro and independent casting directors must all meet certain expectations in order to be considered for submission so it […]

17 Dec 2013

Best Actor Headshots of 2013

With 2013 drawing to a close, I thought it might be nice to pop up a short blog showcasing some of my favourite actor headshots of the year!   Johndeep More was fantastic to work with. An experienced performer, Johndeep not only has extensive acting experience on stage and screen, but was also a live finalist in BBC 2’s ‘Any Dream Will Do.’ He was extremely professional but fun to shoot and I must admit that this photo is one […]

25 Sep 2013

Actor Headshots: Studio Photography vs. Natural Light

There are many different approaches to headshot photography and one of the main differences between headshot photographers (other than price), is whether they prefer to shoot in a photography studio or to take actors outside and use natural light. I must admit I am a fan of both, though they each have their pros and cons. Outdoor Headshot Photography: Shooting outdoors has the advantage of making photos, particularly headshots, look more natural than their studio counterparts. This is largely because […]

10 Sep 2013

Actors Headshots Offer

Well it’s a nice shiny new year (academically speaking of course!) and that often comes with new haircuts or an entirely new look altogether! The students aren’t alone in their new look either – I’ve popped a new page up specifically for those looking to show off their new image with an updated actors headshot! If you haven’t already, you can check it out here: https://www.aimeespinks.com/headshots/ The new page gives you all the information you need about booking an actors headshot […]

14 Aug 2013
Casting calls, crew calls and creative jobs: August 2013

Casting Calls, Crew Calls & Creative Jobs: 14th August 2013

***DO NOT CONTACT ME OR COMMENT ON THIS BLOG REQUESTING FURTHER INFORMATION OR TO APPLY FOR CASTING CALLS OR CREW CALLS – I AM POSTING THIS INFORMATION ON BEHALF OF THE COMPANIES BELOW AND HAVE NO ADDITIONAL INFORMATION. ALL ENQUIRIES AND APPLICATIONS TO BE SENT TO THE CONTACT INFORMATION GIVEN IN THE POSTING*** Casting Call: Candid Casting Candid Casting are looking for actors to cast in a commercial for a major gaming console. Actors must fit the description: – Playing […]

11 Jul 2013
Aimee Spinks: Headshot Photographer

Headshot Photography Birmingham: August 2013 Offer

Summer is here! Who’d have thought we were actually going to get one this year? With all this unprecedented heat, the hair will be cut, the beards shaved and those of us fortunate enough to tan instead of burn will be looking a lot more exotic. So why not show off the new you with some fantastic new headshots? To celebrate the heatwave I am offering 3 additional images FREE with any headshot photography session booked in August! Going away […]