Shooting outdoors in full sun: headshots
Actors, corporate folks, profile photo seekers, or whomever, here’s a good look to consider—-another thing to toss around as inspiration for your headshot session. Shooting outdoors under the sun can create a cool effect. Of course there are certain steps that have to be taken (flags, diffusion, whatever) to avoid harsh sun in the eyes, etc. But a good photographer should be up to handling all of that.
If done correctly, you’ll end up with some unique and stylized images that’ll set you apart. If you’re going for a background full of cheer and bright summer colors, this is the way to go. Also, you can get a nice backlight effect on the rim of the head. Here are a few examples from a recent actors session behind the headshot studio here in Atlanta.