LightSource Podcast Interview Series

E081 Bradley Ross

Commercial child head shot photographer Bradley Ross speaks with Bill and Ed about his career and his work.


Bill Crawford, publisher of (Flickr)
Ed Hidden, exclusive photographer (Flickr)

Theme Music:

Sean Campbell and Steve Hill (

Special Guest:

Bradley K Ross, Playbox studios.

Bradley Ross, Playbox Studios

Bradley Ross Photos

LightSource Episode 81 (Interview Series) [48:30 minutes]



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In this episode:

Bill and Ed discuss:

Special Guest Bradley Ross discusses:

  • From acting to photography
  • Photographing child actors
  • Learning the basics of photography business
  • Opening a new studio
  • Creating great light in your home
  • Making great online head shot images
  • Learning by experimentation
  • How to make convincing natural light in the studio
  • Working with the eyes
  • Choosing a lens for head shots
  • Challenges with photographing children
  • The studio experience at Playbox
  • Flexible pricing and a typical session
  • Traveling to photograph actors
  • The importance of integrity
  • Working with acting agents
  • Rising above the technique
  • Clothing for good head shots
  • Post processing and Adobe Lightroom
  • White balance and color temperature
  • Learning online
  • Showing your clients their images

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