Portrait F.A.Q.

Why are hair and makeup important?

Whether you are male or female, professional makeup and hair styling is extremely important for photography. Makeup for photography is much different than everyday makeup due to many factors, such as lighting.


  • Consult with your agent. They will have a specific way they want to market you.

  • Vary your necklines (v neck, crew neck, button downs, collars, tank top etc.)

  • Vary your colors and avoid overly bright tones, rich reds, and graphic tees with large logos (excessive prints and patterns often do not work).

  • Please bring extra clothing items which can be layered such as sweatshirts, jackets, scarves.

  • Bring only a few basic pants/skirts such as denim, khaki, and dress pants.

  • Make sure that you have both casual and dressy items.

  • It is important that your clothes are wrinkle-free and without stains.

  • Please only bring minimal accessories.