I’m an author, not a model. Sometimes I see author head shots and think: How the hell do they stay so serious?
I’m not good at standing still.
Or controlling my face.
Or facing a camera with some sense of self-importance.
People who can do that must posses a true talent because every time I get new author head shots done it turns into a laugh fest.
Sometimes this works in my favor.
Sometimes it REALLY doesn’t.
I like to play around and most photographers love it. We try all sorts of standards. The “side ways look”.
The “forward facing weirdo look”.
I’m currently rocking the “pregnant author look” and had way too much fun with it.
I envy any woman who can do the “sexy blow a kiss look.”
Like all women I have those moments where I question whether I look too fat or too ridiculous, then I remind myself that I’m pregnant and was basically born to be a living cartoon character. Luckily we got SOMETHING suitable for the next go round of events, books, and media kits: