The Psychology of Portrait and Headshot Photography

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The aim of any portrait or headshot is to illicit a genuine feeling from the subject and reveal their true self. Every face is beautiful if we can photograph it from a position of drawing out something from inside the person's beliefs and not focus on their outward appearance.

Here is a link to a Ted Talk with Anna Rowley and Peter Hurley - maybe next time you have your picture taken, you can enjoy the experience a little more.