Why are professional headshots important for musicians

Social media has gained a vital role in promoting our skills and abilities, reach new clients and get gigs, no matter the field we activate in. However, the flawed idea that professional headshots are only crucial for white collars still persists. Coming from musical and artistic backgrounds ourselves, today we’re debunking this myth through the power of personal example, focusing on musicians.

Why do musicians need headshot photography

If you’re already working in the music industry, you surely are aware of its level of competitiveness. And if you’re a newcomer, you’re definitely going to see it yourself soon enough. The point is that even the most artistic spirits need a professional digital card and an equally visually attractive portfolio. With all of the different roles and genres of music there are, it’s important to represent yourself and your skills with the proper, high-quality images. That’s where studio photography comes into play (even if outdoor shots can be a big win as well).

When auditioning for a role in drama musical, for example, you’re more likely to get the part if your headshots have a more dramatic allure, while a comic opera would call for quirky, fun shots. On the other hand, if you’re a music teacher at a college or university, you’re probably looking for more serious headshots, that inspire trustworthiness for your potential students. If you’re versatile and wish for diverse career, it’s better to have a handful of headshots of different styles.

Now it’s time for the self-promo part of the article: at Jullitan Production, we take pride in a vast experience within the artistic field, having worked with many musicians since our studio’s opening.

Our photographers have the ability to provide creative photos perfectly tailored for your goals, which will definitely help you stand out from the crowd and catch the casting directors’ attention (or simply enhance your personal brand). Whether if you’re looking for bold and dramatic shots or simple shots suitable for general submissions, our team is here to make sure you put your best face forward. Moreover, we are happy to advise you in what regards your clothing, and our makeup artists, stylists and hairstylists are always ready to give you an on-fleek look.

You can see our portfolio here or on Instagram, and if you’re convinced we’d make a good team, you can book your session online here.


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