Only In L.A.: There's A New Headshot Truck For Actors
Since L.A. is a haven for food trucks, it only seems fitting that other businesses are jumping on the bandwagon. A mobile photography truck will be making its rounds on our L.A. streets come mid-June, taking headshots of actors—at a cheaper price.
Studo headshots can run anywhere from $300 to $1,000, according to KPCC. For The Headshot Truck's basic package at $250, actors can get one to two looks and a set of photos, according to the company's website. The whole process takes about an hour and there will be an onsite wardrobe consultant who will dispense wardrobe advice and steam your clothes.
Photographer Adam Hendershott is the mastermind behind The Headshot Truck. When he and his five crew members decided to test out their new idea, they rented out a truck to see if it would work, according to Los Angeles Magazine. (A month ago, they even had Lost's Jorge Garcia (Hurley!) take a couple of dapper snapshots with them.) Once the test run took off, Hendershott launched a Kickstarter campaign that ended on April 30; they raised $25,290, more than their $20,000 goal.
"I used to be an actor myself and I used to hate having my headshots taken, it could be a still process and it could be an expensive one as well," Hendershott told KPCC. "The food truck craze kind of came about, and I kind of put two and two together and thought, man that might be an interesting idea to turn one of these trucks into a studio."
You can check out The Headshot Truck's Instagram here for some examples of the portraits they've taken.