Outdoor locations in Sydney CBD for headshots
Near Museum of Contemporary Art (MCA) and First Fleet Park using green natural background. This spot is a long a short footpath heading towards George St
Tip; This area can get a little busy and may be intimidating for shy clients. The lighting here is soft and best in the afternoon.
Outside the Museum of Sydney (MOS) north facing sandstone brick wall. Perfect spot for quick headshot with a neutral-ish natural wall
Headshot Outside The Museum of Sydney (MOS) with a traditional sandstone wall. Model is facing Bridge Street in the mid afternoon light.
Iconic Landmark headshot background such as Sydney Opera House or Harbour Bridge
If your in a company that has an office in Sydney, you might want to brand your staff headshots by having anyone of the iconic landmarks in the background. Nothing says we’re based in Sydney more than a world recognisable landmark.
Early morning shoot with a Cityscape background to give a sense of place. Photographed from northern end of the boardwalk just by the stairs
Pro tip; Avoid early morning shoots in this direction as the light can be quite harsh and or the contrast between model and background is huge.
Hyde Park in Sydney has many great places for headshots / portraits with a natural background
Check out some of the areas in both Hyde Park North and South. This one is next to Sandringham Memorial Garden, enter from Park St. It’s a curved and tiered garden area that has many great options for singles and couples shoots.
The Rocks has an abundance of great outdoor locations for both portraits and headshots especially if you like textured backgrounds
The Rocks has an abundance of great outdoor locations for portraits or headshots. Anything from rustic door ways, green walls or old weathered sandstone and rocks, lot’s of choices
Neutral Background using the atrium in your office building
When you’re in a big hurry and just need to get some fresh shots for a press release, using your building entrance for your headshot can work. This one is at 9 Castlereagh Street, Sydney CBD.