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  1. Celebrity PR Photography - Sophie Hermann

    Celebrity photography and featured photoshoot of Sophie Hermann; the heiress, socialite and Made in Chelsea’s TV personality by London Photo Portfolios  celebrity portrait of Sophie-Hermann-by-London Photo Portfolios Celebrity PR shoot of Sophie Hermann for JadeEast PR.  Sophie-Hermann-celebrity PR shoot by-Zuzana-Breznanikova celebrity PR_Sophie-Hermann-by-London Photo Portfolios Sophie Hermann is Made In

  2. How to get over audition nerves

    Do you feel nervous before acting audition? Here are some tips on easing audition nerves First of all accept that you are feeling a bit nervous - it is completely normal. The pressure of audition can actually help you to perform better.  Practice meditation Many actors practice meditaton regularly. Some…

  3. Actor headshots that get you auditions

    The key to getting a call-in for an audition is sending a headshot that matches the role as this is what casting directors look for - that will make you stand out. Now this is really difficult with traditional actor headshots with a blank expression and which do not show…

  4. How to look better in your selfies - tips from a professional photographer

    Have you ever wondered how come celebrities always look so good in selfies. Here are some of the tricks on how to look better in selfies from a celebrity portrait photographer Zuzana Breznanikova Lighting The right lighting can really transform your photographs and make you look more attractive. Use natural…

  5. I want to become an actor, where do I start?

    Do you want to become an actor / actress but not sure where to start? Here are few starting tips to break into acting Get educated Traditionally actors get a formal training first so going to a drama school would be a typical route into acting. However nowadays it is…

  6. 5 Tips for acing your acting audition

    Here are 5 tips to help you ace your acting audition: 1. Have up-to-date headshot Your actor headshot needs to be accurate. You could ruin your chances if a casting director sees a different person in the audition than in the actor headshot on the basis of which he or…

  7. Kids model portfolio shoot of Reuben

    I did a kids model portfolio shoot of Reuben Majithia who is so multi talented. He is a very impressive boy - he does professional swimming, plays guitar, piano and has vocal coaching at a high level. He is also a regular skier, and loves to race ( Silver level…

  8. How Instagram changed the photography industry?

    There is no doubt that Instagram has changed the photography industry but you might be asking how Making photography more accessible as a medium Instagram has made photography more accessible to a wider audience. The smartphones such iPhones have made it easier for anyone to take good photographs, edit them…

  9. Teen actor & model portfolio shoot of Alistair Hendry

    I did a talent and model portfolio shoot this week with actor Alistair Hendry who is studying at the renowned ArtsEd drama school in London. He shows a lot of potential not only acting but also modelling. He has some impressive credits under his belt before even completing his acting…

  10. What does a model portfolio need?

    Do you want to become a model and wondering what does a professional model portfolio / book need? Here are our top 5 tips for those starting out in the modelling industry 1. Be yourself It might sounds obvious but many aspiring models end up going to a makeover studio…

  11. How to use Instagram to promote yourself

    Many actors and models ask me how to use Instagram to promote themselves; build their brand.  Here are 10 Tips for promoting yourself on Instagram as a model / actor and growing a genuine following: 1. Post regularly It is important to post regularly to reach a wide audience. Posting…

  12. How to become a freelance model?

    Getting signed by a model agency is not easy. Reputable modelling agencies get hundreds of application from new faces every week. However nowadays you can be a freelance model - your own agent. The advantage is that you get to keep model agency fees. The disadvantage is that you will…

  13. How important are good quality headshots

    Professional portrait shoots costs money. How important are good quality headshots? Do you need a professional photographer to take a good headshot? What are the benefits of hiring a professional portrait photographer to take your headshots The problem with selfies is that they look like selfies - they might be…

  14. Choosing actor headshot photographer

    There are many actor headshot photographers to choose from for audition headshots.When choosing an actor headshot photographer look at their actor photography portfolio, credentials and the packages they offer. Cheap doesn’t usually mean good value - there is a reason why a photographer would charge below £250 for a…

  15. The different types of modelling

    What are the different types of modelling? There are different areas of modelling depending on your look. Besides fashion / editorial modelling which usually includes runway, there is also commercial, fitness / body modelling, classic / timeless, curve / plus size, child or teen modelling and newer categories for extraordinary…

  16. How to build your modelling portfolio?

    5 Steps to Building your Modelling Portfolio  Do you want to get into modelling but not sure how you can build a professional model portfolio?  How to build your modelling portfolio - model portfolio shoot by London Photo Portfolios Step 1: Get a professional fashion photographerYou will need a…

  17. Actor Headshots vs Portfolios

    Actor Headshots & Talent / Casting portfolios  Tightly cropped actor headshots are boring! If you have a varied casting portfolios showing all your casting types then this increases your chances of getting a particular role. It can help the casting director to see you in that role. Actor portrait photographer…

  18. Should you pay to join a model agency?

    Have you been asked to pay an upfront fee to join a modelling agency? Should you pay to join a model agency? The simple answer is NEVER. A reputable and legitimate model agency will never ask you to pay any upfront fees to join their agency. Good model agencies work…

  19. Model portfolio photographer

    The most sought-after model portfolio photographer in London Fashion photographer Zuzana Breznanikova of London Photo Portfolios is a highly sought-after model portfolio photographer. Her model portfolio shoots are in high demand and weekends can be booked months in advance and people come to shoot from all over the world with…

  20. Wardrobe Tips for Actor Headshots

    Do you have an actor headshot photography session and you are not sure what to wear? Here is wardrobe advice from top portrait photographer in London experienced shooting many established actors. 1. Avoid anything distractingTexture can look good but avoid busy prints, logos or any patterns which will distract from…

  21. Music portfolios

    Musician portraiture / Musician portfolio shoots by Celebrity portrait photographer Zuzana Breznanikova Are you a musician looking for a photographer in London? At London Photo Portfolios our London portrait photographer Zuzana Breznanikova also specialises in music photography / talent portfolio shoots. Our talent portfolio shoots are a perfect choice for…

  22. Model Interview: Jordy Casteleijn

    “In modelling and commercial acting it is very important to be confident and believe in yourself, because if you doubt yourself it will show.” Jordy Casteleijn Black and white portrait of actor and model Jordy Casteleijn Portrait of Jordy Casteleijn for his interview audition headshot for Jordy Casteleijn Model portfolio…

  23. Model Interview: Hannah Judd

    “Fashion week is crazy. There are like 20 - 25 castings everyday for a week. You have fittings all night to the early morning sometimes. It’s so stressful but so much fun - makes it worth it. ” Hannah Judd commercial fashion photographer editorial fashion photography edgy editorial nautical fashion…

  24. Choosing a Model Portfolio Photographer

    Modelling advice on choosing a professional model portfolio photographer in London First of all you want to make sure that the model portfolio photographer you book is a professional fashion and commercial photographer - not a makeover studio (or worse a hair salon). It would be a waste of…

  25. Model Interview: Laerke Simone

    If you would like to find out what it’s like to be a fashion model shooting for the likes of Vogue then this is the modelling blog for you. Find out everything about life as a fashion model and learn about her beauty routine, travelling as a model, modelling experiences…

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