Headshots are a vital tool for a performer. You want to make sure your headshot is the best representation of yourself. Although modern technology has made it possible to capture a great shot with your smart phone, it's best to go with a professional. Headshots are a career investment and if you take your career seriously, then the investment is worth it. Make sure when selecting a professional photographer, he or she is someone you are comfortable with and understands how to light you.