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Follow me on this journey, as I strive to live for the almighty God, thrive in a massive city as a Los Angeles Photographer, and ultimately share the beauty of this world through portraiture.

Strong Body Language is key to an actor’s success in many different ways. In the audition room, a confident yet friendly body posture will ensure the casting directors in the room that this actor knows how to handle themselves. In improvisation classes, actors are taught to make strong choices in posture and body language when developing a character. This is a critical step that is so often forgotten about when taking acting portfolio headshots in LA. So here are the steps you can take to master posing and body language in your next professional acting headshot! session.

THE ART OF POSING FOR ACTING HEADSHOT

August 25th, 2021

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In the world of an actor, the are two main domains on which you can focus, theatrical & commercial. Now, there are tons of breakdowns inside and outside of these two categories: i.e. comedic headshots, character headshots, etc. But when navigating the headshot world on the journey of properly choosing a good headshot photographer, you're going to want to recognize the distinction between a strong theatrical headshot vs. a commercial one. 

Commercial Vs. Theatrical Headshots (5 Quick Tips)

February 24th, 2021

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It's January 2021 and I'm two years into the married life with my forever gorgeous wife Maritza. We just made it through the terrible year of 2020 and I've decided to look back on the previous years and dwell on what images I've created that have truly fulfilled me and made me realize that life is special. 

5 of my favorite la wedding photos

January 27th, 2021

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Any big wedding day is filled with a slurry of amazing details and moments brides want and crave to see. From special gifts from grandparents, to cherished heirlooms, to floral accents and, there are so many details to explore on a wedding day that make for an amazing photo gallery at the end of the night.

TOP 8 WEDDING DAY DETAILS For PROFESSIONAL WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHY IN LA

January 19th, 2021

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This is the first and definitely most important tip I can give you for engagement photograhy. Though it might not seem much like a tip, it is vital as it makes all the other tips much easier if you succeed on this one. I know many clients who have chosen the wrong photographer for important occasions for one reason or another.

5 Quick Tips for Professional Engagement Photos

December 21st, 2020

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Headshots, oh headshots, As actors, we love them and we hate them, but sadly, we can't live without them. Every Actor at some point has come to the realization that character actor headshots in Los Angeles is the necessary evil that can sometimes make or break our careers. Though we LOVE being in front of a moving camera, a regular camera, not so much. Odd, I know. 

TOP 5 HEADSHOT LOOKS EVERY ACTOR MUST HAVE

December 10th, 2020

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As an actor myself, I’ve heard far too many horror stories of other actors spending WAY too much on headshots in Los Angeles and not getting nearly good enough headshots to justify the price.

7 Mistakes actors make with headshot sessions (& Tips to avoid them)

November 18th, 2020

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As a photographer, light is considered not only your best friend but its also your wife, your child, your boss, and could be compared to nearly any other meaningful relationship we humans have. Sounds weird, I know, but as "painters of light" photographers must understand light in the most personal of ways. 

5 Steps For Perfect Headshot Lighting

November 10th, 2020

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Wedding Planning can quite easily become an overwhelming task. A task that everyone keeps telling you that you're supposed to enjoy, yet you just can't seem to keep your head afloat of all the planning. Typically the biggest help of all, you may not even be utilizing. And that's your photographer.

5 Things Your Wedding Photographer wish you knew

April 27th, 2019

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Glass Darkly is a wedding, portrait, & headshot studio located in Los Angeles, California. Ren Scott created Glass Darkly to not only serve, but also inspire and connect with the many creatives, actors, models, and everyday people driven by their artistically imaginative hearts. Ren is dedicated to capturing images that speak powerfully with a foundation built upon what is authentic and pure in the eyes of God. Working as a Los Angeles wedding photographer allows Ren secret insight to some the best wedding locations in the nation. As a LA headshot photographer here in the heart of Southern California, he is taking the industry by storm as the go to guy for the most cinematic headshots in town. Through his captivating images as a portrait photographer, Ren truly looks through a creative lens to bring a vision to life. Through whichever avenue you choose to work with Ren in his photography, his true dedication to art will be apparent.