Headshot and Portrait: Demystifying The Confusion

2017-07-25T15:34:54-07:00By |Categories: Point of View, Portraiture|Tags: , , |

headshot and portrait

The difference between a headshot and portrait?

A headshot is sternum up, tightly cropped, with a standard backdrop. Some even refer to them as mug shots. Simple, direct, and predictable stylization, which is usually shot at the studio. A portrait, on the other hand, includes more of the body, an expression/portrayal of the individual’s personality within their environment, and allows for more artistic license […]