Posts By: Beau Bumpas

The Do’s and Don’ts for the Perfect Headshot

Everyone has a preference, a specific idea of what they like and don’t like. While that may be just fine when ordering your dinner at a restaurant where you can pick and choose what goes on your salad, it works a little differently when taking head shots. After years of experience in the photography world,… Read more »

5 Tips for Finding an Agent for Your Child

One of the most common questions I get as a photographer is how to make the leap from acting as a hobby to as a profession. When it comes to a child wanting to be on TV or Film…the task can be a challenge. In the entertainment business, getting signed by an agent to represent… Read more »

Minimum Agency Height Requirements for Models

While some girls and guys dream of being a fashion model from the very first time they pick up a fashion magazine or see America’s Next Top Model, the harsh reality is that this is an occupation and, and like any job, there are VERY SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS. Unfortunately, unlike a lawyer or even a actor,… Read more »

Steps for Better Product Photography

For brands and businesses with products to promote, the quality of their photographs is key to a successful promotional campaign. Cameras have a way of underexposing images particularly when they are placed on a light or white background. The best way to achieve clear and vivid images is to utilize your manual exposure settings and… Read more »

Headshot Tips For Actors

An acting career is challenging, no matter how you look at it; and there are certain tips and techniques that aspiring actors should know, to make the road to success a bit smoother. Too many actors fail in the area of having a professional looking portfolio. They rely on basic family photos and selfies to… Read more »

What NOT to Do With Your Headshot or LinkedIn Profile

Whether its getting your picture taken professionally or just choosing a picture for your LinkedIn, there are a lot of ways that a picture could go wrong and give potential employers the wrong idea. Here are some ways that your epic-headshots can turn into an epic-failure: Blurry Pictures: No matter what the situation, it just… Read more »

Building a Modeling Portfolio

If you are aspiring to be a model, one of the most important assets is your portfolio. You will want to aim for quality, not quantity. How do you go about assembling your portfolio? Follow these tips in order to wow modeling agents. Preparing for a Shoot The first thing you need to do is… Read more »

Whitening Your Teeth for Portraits

Gorgeous white bright teeth are not just the concern of Hollywood stars anymore. Everyone desires to have a photo-ready smile when taking portraits and creating portfolios. Teeth are the first thing noticed in a photograph, and yellowing teeth can turn a successful photo shoot into a nightmare. For many people however, professional teeth whitening is… Read more »

Getting the Perfect Headshot

Not only actors and models require headshots. Corporate executives are using them to put a face to their companies or their brands.  So capturing the perfect image, one which really represents who the person is, is the goal of every headshot photographer. Consider doing a little research before you choose a photographer who specializes in doing… Read more »