Portrait photograph of a person or group of people that captures the personality of the subject by using effective lighting, backdrops, and poses. A portrait picture might be artistic. Portraits can serve many purposes, from usage on a personal Web site to display in the lobby of a business.
A head shot or headshot is a specific type of portrait where the focus is on person's face. ... This includes promotional pictures of actors, models, and authors, but other uses are also common, such as identification and corporate portraits.