Frequently Asked Questions
Q. I don't feel confident or comfortable in front of the camera, how can you help me?
A. With years of experience, we have worked in partnership with actors, performers, company's and business professionals. Charlie is known for helping his clients feel comfortable, relaxed and for helping clients to actually enjoy their photoshoot and have fun.
We pose and direct you throughout your photo shoot, so you can relax and enjoy the experience. An expertly lit and posed headshot will help you stand out from the crowd.
Q. How do I go about contacting you for a head-shots photoshoot?
A. Go to our Contact Page and use the form to ask us any questions. If you want to book your head-shots photoshoot now, you can do this online and choose a date and time that works best for you - Book Online
Q. What are your opening hours?
A. You can book us online from 9am to 7pm Monday to Saturday and 9am till 2pm on Sundays.
Q. What are the best outfits to wear?
A. Before your shoot we will discuss wardrobe selection with you and give some helpful advice on preparing for your headshot photoshoot. We have a really helpful guide that has some great advice.
Q. How do I communicate what I need from my head-shots?
A. We speak via phone call, email or video chat, prior to your headshot photo session, so we can tailor the shoot to meet your needs. We discuss any old shoots you may have had, what you want the images to say and who is likely to be viewing them. If you are an actor, this could be the type of acting role you are hoping to audition for. If your head-shots are for personal branding, then we find out more about you, your business and your audience.
Q. What if I need to reschedule my appointment?
A. When you book your headshot photoshoot online, you will be sent a confirmation email. There is a link at the bottom of this confirmation email, simply click this and you can reschedule your shoot to a new date that suits you.
Q. Where will my headshot photoshoot take place?
A. All headshot photoshoots take place in and around our Air Conditioned Studio in Tadley, near Basingstoke Hampshire. Our photography studio is perfectly situated, located between the M3 and M4 Motorways and easily reachable from London, Hampshire, Surrey, Dorset, Wiltshire, Oxfordshire and Berkshire. We start indoors using Profoto Studio Lighting and also use natural light if required. If weather permits, we can go outside and shoot outdoors as well.
Q. Can I see any of the images during the shoot?
A. Yes, if we are in the Studio we can shoot tethered (shows a live feed of images on 27 inch iMac), so we can review your headshots as we go, so you get lots of feedback. If we are shooting outside, then we can look at the back of camera for feedback.
Q. What if I am unused to being in front a camera?
A. With years of experience photographing men and women of all ages, body types and abilities, you are in good hands. We are well known for our ability to help our clients relax and actually enjoy the experience and have fun to. We give lots and lots of feedback with positive posing and direction throughout your photoshoot.
Q. How many images do I get and how many retouched headshots do I receive?
A. This depends on which headshots package you chose when you booked your session.
Q. How do I choose the images I want retouched, as part of my package and can I buy additional images?
A. We will upload all usable images (removing blinks etc) to your own private online gallery. The online gallery can be shared with agents or whoever else you wish to help you select your final images, for retouching.
All you have to do is email us your choice of images for retouching.
You will also have the option to purchase additional images taken during your headshot photoshoot, for your casting goals, business or personal use.
Additional images are £20.00 each
Q. How will my retouched headshots be delivered and how long does do I have to wait?
A. We will have your final retouched headshots ready for you, in just few days. If you require same day turnaround (24 hour service) then a £50 charge is applicable.