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PDN Magazine “Jinsey Dauk Brings Naturalism To Headshots”

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PDN Magazine “Jinsey Dauk Brings Naturalism To Headshots”

By all accounts, Jinsey Dauk is one of the five or six most successful head-shot photographers in New York City. Of the roughly 150 photographers who work in this lucrative field – taking portraits of the city’s aspiring actors – Dauk is among an elite group. Just step inside her small apartment in New York’s Greenwich Village and the difference is apparent. While most head-shot studios are equipped with high-powered strobes, complicated gaffing rigs or backdrops in view, Dauk’s combination of home and studio is...

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Annual Headshot Issue in Backstage featuring Jinsey

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Annual Headshot Issue in Backstage featuring Jinsey

Dauk strives for the active rather than the passive at a shoot. “A lot of actors don’t like having their picture taken because they think it’s about posing,” says Dauk.”But it’s not like that at all; it’s doing and being. Actors are really at  home with doing and being because that’s what they do on stage, and it’s what I’m trying to do with my head shots.” By Jill Charles All Photos by Jinsey Dauk Dauk’s method of getting an actors spontaneity stems from the fact that...

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How to snap up a great photographer

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How to snap up a great photographer

From Bride Magazine Excerpt from article: New York Photographer Jinsey Dauk also favors a loose documentary style, and uses natural lighting as opposed to strobes or flashes whenever possible. “It makes the photographs looks more authentic,” explains Dauk, who takes about 1,800 shots during the course of a wedding. “Then after a post-wedding consultation with the couple, i whittle that number down to an amount that works for them. Those are the shots I present to them in an...

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