Photo Portfolio Standards
At Signature, we want to get the best and most recognised shots from all our models. This means that we have to be quite particular when selecting a placing photos in your childs portfolio. In this competitive world, it is absolutely paramount that we capture at bare minimum good head-shots.
- Professional Photography Services Due to the complex nature of obtaining good quality head-shots, we are pleased to offer a professional photographic service. You can attend a photography session with a preferential rate and have professional head-shots taken of your child. All photos taken are in-line with the requirements of the modelling industry. Our specially selected fully qualified child photographer is available for a half an hour head-shot session where photos will be taken with three top changes and varied backdrops. We offer two services where you can choose to have agency shots only or receive pre-packaged HiRes photos of your choice with no copyright restrictions. Should you have more than one child, special discounts are available.
- Head-Shots Head-shots photographs must be taken in portrait from just below the shoulders up. Make sure no accessories are worn such as hats, scarfs, sunglasses, etc. Ensure your child gives good eye contact to the photographers camera, but don’t force anything. This shot needs to be natural. Ensure the background is simple with no distractions. Our requirements are natural light or grey background. Image filesize must not exceed 2MB in size.
- Babies and Toddlers between 0 to 3 years Head-shots and full body shots must be taken in portrait and can be taken by you using a good quality camera or smart phone. This shot is all about giving the casting director a sense of your childs personality and posture. Be relaxed about it. Your child should look as comfortable in this shot as they would do in the playground. This shot needs to be natural. Ensure the background is simple with no distractions. Our requirements are natural light or soft colour background. Image filesize must not exceed 2MB in size.
In addition to your talents and personality, photos play an integral part during the selection process of when choosing the right person for the job. Although we do not enforce using our professional photographer, you can be rest assured that you will be in good hands at Signature. We know what casting directors look for in a photo and can offer invaluable advice during every photo session.