Got New Headshots… Which One Should I Use?

My friend Alexis shot my She Knows family photo shoot and squeezed in a headshot for me. It’s my very first one!! How exciting! The one I’ve been using was taken in Dallas while in a Starbucks Drive Thru. How pathetic (but true). 🙂

Anyway – it’s down to these two. Which one should I use professionally?? HELP!

** few people emailed – the dress is Michael Kors from Lord and Taylor and the necklace is from Jewelista.

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  1. Melissa wrote:

    They are both beautiful but I like the 2nd one as a headshot!

    Posted 2.10.12
  2. Linsey wrote:

    I like the 1st one because it shows more of you but their both beautiful!

    Posted 2.10.12
  3. Alexandra wrote:

    the 2nd one!

    Posted 2.10.12
  4. Sarah B. wrote:

    Love them both, but I like the second because it’s a close up! 🙂

    Posted 2.10.12
  5. Jen wrote:

    The first one!

    Posted 2.10.12
  6. Shelly wrote:

    The second one

    Posted 2.10.12
  7. They’re both gorgeous, and I think you could even zoom in closer for a real “head” shot. The first one really shows your fab shape! (rock it, mama!)
    If you’re zooming in closer, I’d go with #2, the tilt of your head (back instead of forward) looks more confident.
    But you can’t go wrong with either!!

    Posted 2.10.12
  8. Fadra wrote:

    I vote for the second one ONLY because ( and this sounds shallow) you look thinner in the first one because we have the whole body shot. The second one is beautiful but I’m not a fan of where it’s cropped.

    Although I’d take looking like either one! Gorgeous!

    Posted 2.10.12
  9. Stevi Anna wrote:

    Both are great! I love the first one more! The second one is more of a headshot than the first one, though. But seriously, go with the first! You look UH-MAZE-ZING!

    Posted 2.10.12
  10. Rachel Gomez wrote:

    I agree with Fadra. 2nd pic is not cropped just right. 1st picture is perfect! Good luck with everything.

    Posted 2.10.12
  11. LP Chase wrote:

    First one is great. Slenderizing, professional, beautiful!

    Posted 2.10.12
  12. Jewel wrote:

    First One Vera:)

    Posted 2.10.12
  13. Nadine wrote:

    They are both great Vera!! As a headshot I would use the second one.

    Posted 2.10.12
  14. Lea Ann wrote:

    The second one! Both are great though! Awesome pics Vera!

    Posted 2.10.12
  15. Chrissy wrote:

    First one! 🙂

    Posted 2.10.12
  16. GG wrote:

    I say use the first one, but make it tighter of the top part and edit out some of the bottom, so that it really is more of a headshot. GORGEOUS

    Posted 2.10.12
  17. It’s hard to pick because they are very similar but if I have to choose…..#1!

    Posted 2.10.12
  18. Sherry wrote:

    I’m no help. I like them both. Headshot-wise I’d use #2 because it’s more of a close-up. But I love the first one so much! Tough call!

    Posted 2.10.12
  19. Anje wrote:

    Both are gorgeous! My vote is for #2 since it’s a closer up shot.

    Posted 2.10.12
  20. anna wrote:

    i’m so indecisive – use them both! the close-up for more “headshot-y” things, and the other when it’s less classic “headshot-y”

    Posted 2.10.12
  21. You look amazing! I’d actually ask for one that is shoulders up for a “head shot” because often the images are so small. You want your face to be big enough that it stands out even when you’ve got a tiny picture. Of the two, I’d pick the second one, though. =}

    Posted 2.10.12
  22. Sandra wrote:

    1st one

    Posted 2.10.12
  23. KissKiss wrote:

    The first one. Nice waist!

    Posted 2.10.12
  24. Serene wrote:

    Second one for sure! Seeing more of ur silhouette at an angle makes unlook slimmer, not that you need it but u knw, always a good thing! U look soo much like lisa marie presley! If u wear red lips n false lashes you would be a carbon copy! Beautiful!

    Posted 2.11.12
  25. Serene wrote:

    Sorry i meant first one! Oops!

    Posted 2.11.12
  26. Jenn wrote:

    Definitely the second one – lovely!

    Posted 2.11.12
  27. Laura wrote:

    My favourite is the first one! Both lovely though.

    Posted 2.12.12
  28. reena wrote:

    They are both very nice! My vote goes to #1 – I like your smile in number 1 better. In number 2 your smile is bigger but not as ‘natural’ looking. Can’t miss with with either choice 🙂

    Posted 2.15.12

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