New York Headshot Photographer For Actors

Searching for the best, most experienced & affordable New York Headshot photographer? Want to stand out from your competition? You are in right place.

Hi, I am Dorothy Shi known for my exceptional headshot photography services. Don't miss the opportunity to get noticed & selected by your casting director & agents.

My top Acting Headshot Clients include:

Wilhelmina models, Bmg models, Whitney Houston, Rolling Stones, Hillary Clinton, Roberta Flack, Maxi Priest, Treach from Naughty By Nature, John Lloyd Young, Brett Azar, & more.

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Frequently Asked Questions


How will an acting headshot help my career?

An acting headshot will capture your unique features & expressions which will help you stand out from the crowd. Casting directors don't have much time & have to go through a pile of portfolios. For them, a headshot is an easy way to scan the right person for the audition. One glance at your photo will be a turning point for you in your acting career.


How long does it take for an acting headshot session?

It can take anywhere from 15 minutes to a whole day. Depends on the number of headshots you require, the number of outfits you need, & the makeup you require for your headshots. Different angles, changing costumes and doing makeup and touch-ups take time. Totally depends on your requirement.


How many acting headshots do I need?

You need at least 2 acting headshots with 2 different looks.


What should you not wear to an acting headshot?

Avoid the colors that tone downs your skin tone. Avoid wearing too much jewelry. Avoid outfits with too much of patterns. Headshot preparation tips will help you at your next headshot session.


What is the cost of an acting headshot?

My acting headshot cost is from $195 - $1650

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How often do actors need new headshots?

You should get a new Headshot at least after 2 years. There is no specific time for renewing your headshot. If your new audition demands a relevant headshot you must get one. Having a headshot relevant to your auditioning role would be beneficial. Apart from that if there is a drastic change in your appearance you should get a new headshot.


How many headshots should I send to an agent?

1-2 headshots are enough to send out to your agent.

Shi Studio is located at Central Park West in New York City. Contact us for more information at : +1 212-864-5931 or shishotme@gmail.com

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