December 23, 2022

Top 5 Do's and Don'ts for your Headshots!

Here are our 5 top Do's and 5 top Don'ts for your headshot session!

Getting ready for your headshot photography appointment doesn't have to be complicated! See our top 5 do's and top 5 don'ts. don't worry, we will help you plan the perfect wardrobe for your headshot appointment after you have booked your date!

  • Do dress as you would to a job interview or audition. 
  • Do wear solid color clothing. 
  • Do try your best to take direction. You’re working with a professional who wants you to look and feel your best! 
  • Do make sure your hair is neat and styled the way you want it. 
  • Do relax and smile!


  • Don’t wear distracting clothing. 
  • Don’t wear clothing with words or large logos to your headshot session. 
  • Don’t over-accessorize - less is more. 
  • Don’t wear clothing that you don’t feel comfortable in or it will show in your expression. 
  • Don’t use outdated headshots. Their maximum shelf life is 2 years!

Keep it simple! We will help you plan the perfect wardrobe, using color psychology or sticking to your brand colors. Having your headshot taken shouldn't feel overwhelming - if you are overwhelmed, reach out so we can help!

- Michele Johns