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How is everyone creating AI headshots for LinkedIn?

Updated on June 27, 2024
How to create an AI headshot for your professional photo on LinkedInHow to create an AI headshot for your professional photo on LinkedIn

How to use AI for professional headshots, get the best AI headshots results, uploading the best input photos, troubleshooting your results and FAQ

Getting your AI headshots with the Multiverse AI is very easy. You will need about ten minutes for onboarding, after which you will receive your headshots within two hours.

πŸ‘‰ Read our Quick Start: How to Create AI Headshots in Ten Minutes

When it comes to getting the best AI headshots, there are a couple of things to keep in mind for getting the best results for turning your picture into a headshot.

Keep reading to learn more πŸ‘‡

Professional photos are great for platforms like LinkedIn
Before and afters for AI-generated headshots

In this article, we will explore some common questions when it comes to uploading your input images.

If you have any additional questions, please email info@themultiverse.ai for support.

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We've created a library of information to help you get the best results.

1. How to upload the right photos?

1.1. The Do's and Don'ts

The basic rule of uploading your photos for AI headshots is that the AI is learning what your face looks like from your input images.

These images should show what your face looks like!

DO:

  • βœ… Do upload 12-20 images.
  • βœ… Do upload photos where your face is clearly visible.
  • βœ… Do upload photos where you are using a facial expression you want to see in your headshots.
  • βœ… Do upload photos taken on different days, in different lighting and wearing different clothes.
  • βœ… Do make sure your photos are cropped around the head and shoulders. Your face should make up about 80% of the photo, similar to a passport photo. You will be able to crop your images when you upload your photos.

DON'T:

  • ❌ Don't upload duplicate images.
  • ❌ Don't upload photos that are a series of selfies taken at the same time and place. The AI needs to train on more variety.
  • ❌ Don't upload photos with a cap, hat or beanie.
  • ❌ Don't upload group photos.
  • ❌ Don't upload blurry photos or low-resolution photos. Photos from a smartphone tend to work well, whereas a webcam is too low-resolution.
  • ❌ Don't upload photos thinking to create a 3D model. The AI doesn't need to see every angle of your face.

πŸ‘‰ The AI headshot program "remixes" your uploaded photos, so make sure you upload photos with a pose and face that you want to see in your results

πŸ‘‰ Don't have enough photos?

We recommended looking for photos of yourself on Apple Photos, Google Photos, Instagram, Facebook, etc. If you don't have enough, consider capturing new images using either your webcam or smartphone. All common image formats(png, jpeg, webp) are supported.

Examples of high-quality AI generated headshots
Following the guidelines ensures you will get amazing AI-generated headshots

1.2. PRO TIPS for the BEST results:

  • πŸ’‘ Lighting. Include some photos in outdoor lighting.
    πŸ‘‰ Teaches the AI how the light falls on your face and tends to result in more realistic photos.
  • πŸ’„ Make-up. Upload more natural photos if you want more natural results.
  • 😊 Upload a mix of smiling and not smiling images.
    πŸ‘‰ Teaches the AI what your teeth look like and tends to result in more realistic photos

Please make sure to adhere to these guidelines.

Upload guidelines for AI professional headshots

2. Commonly Asked Questions

2.1. Can I wear sunglasses in my photos? Can I wear regular glasses?

You can't wear sunglasses in your input photos. That confuses the AI since it "blacks out" your eye area.

Regular glasses are fine. We would suggest that you consider if you want your resulting headshots to be with glasses on or not.

If you do, then please make sure you upload photos of yourself wearing glasses. If you don't, then feel free to upload photos of yourself not wearing glasses.

If you don't have enough photos, please upload photos of yourself with and without glasses. Your results will also be more varied.

We also recommend using our Custom program to generate customized photographs of yourself with glasses.

You can use the following prompts as an example:

  • Me with glasses
  • Me without glasses

2.2. How can I get free AI headshots?

There are three ways to get extra photos.

Method 1: Testimonial

Share your AI headshot online, and tag The Multiverse AI to get 40 free extra headshots. Note that you will get 40 headshots for every platform that you tag us in - that is up to free extra headshots.

Instagram: @themultiversei
LinkedIn: The Multiverse AI
Twitter: @themultiverseai
TikTok: @themultiverse.ai

Method 2: Get your 20 extra custom photos

Every user gets 20 extra custom photos for free.

How to:

  1. Go to your Image Dashboard. Your Image Dashboard is the page with your 100 headshots
  2. Click on Customize in the top right corner
  3. Create an account using the same email as you previously used
    -> search in your inbox for The Multiverse AI if you can't remember the email you used

Method 3: Purchase 100 extra photos

How to:

  1. Go to your image dashboard
  2. On the top right, click on "Unlock 100 more photos"
  3. Finalize the purchase
  4. Refresh the image dashboard page after a couple of minutes and your 100 free photos will appear.
There are two free methods to get extra AI headshots and one paid method - unlocking 100 more
There are two free methods to get extra AI headshots and one paid method - unlocking 100 more

2.8.

3. Troubleshooting

3.1. My AI headshots don't look like me

We may expect that not all 100 photos look exactly like you. However, at least 10 or more should be usable.

If that is not the case, please double check the following:

  • ❌ Did you upload less than 12 photos? This gives the model too little information to train on and tends to result in photos that don't look enough like you.

    βœ… Solution: Upload more than 12 photos
  • ❌ Did you upload group photos? Group photos confuse the AI since it doesn't know which photo is your face and which isn't. Please make sure to only include photos of yourself in your uploads.

    βœ… Solution: Remove the group photos
  • ❌ Are your photos a series of selfies taken at the same time and place? This gives the AI too little information about your face. We recommend taking photos with more variety, across different days and in different lighting for the best results.

    βœ… Solution: You may keep one of the photos from the series of selfies. Replace the other photos with new photos, taken on different days and with different backgrounds and lighting.
  • ❌ Did you upload duplicate photos? Duplicate photos are bad for the AI model. Please make sure to include photos with a wide variety of lighting, and outfits - ideally photos taken on different days.

    βœ… Solution: Remove the duplicate photos and replace with other photos

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