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Tips for Your Acting Portraits Portfolio

Updated: Sep 21

Over the years, I have photographed a number of actors - those who have been extras, in musicals, and theatrical performances. Every actor has their own niche of focus for their talent. A portrait portfolio is a necessity for any serious actor wanting to be reviewed as a professional.

Tips on Building Your Acting Portraits

When choosing portraits for your portfolio, it is important to select images that represent you and are flattering. You should also choose photos that represent the different types of roles you are interested in playing. If you are interested in playing dramatic roles, you may want to choose photos that have serious expressions. However, if you are interested in playing comedic roles, you may want to choose photos that show you smiling or laughing.

It is also important to have a variety of portraits in your portfolio for variety. This will help casting directors and agents get a better sense of your range and versatility. You may want to include headshots, full-body shots, and character shots in your portfolio.

Finally, it is so important to have your portraits professionally taken (not just a friend with a camera). This will ensure that your photos are of the highest quality and that they make you look your best.

Here are some additional benefits of having professional portraits for your acting portfolio:

  • They can help you book more auditions.

  • They can help you get cast in more roles.

  • They can help you build your reputation as an actor.

  • They can help you stand out from the competition.

If you are serious about pursuing an acting career, then consider investing in professional portraits. They are a valuable asset that can help you achieve your goals, and I would love to be someone who helps you do it!


Kristina Bozanich (Bozanich Photography)


Karina Martinez (@karina_grams)


Orlando Studio

(7067 Narcoossee Rd, Ste B, Loft 3, Orlando FL 32822



- Kristina Bozanich - I am your expert portrait photographer of the Orlando area who knows how to take care of your branding. Also, I am the director of the photoshoot series, SPECTACLE. To see more updates, follow on social media or sign up for email subscriptions.

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