also known as a comp card, a zed card is a marketing tool for actors and models. it serves as their portfolio and business card. i've been offering zed card sessions/design/printing for some time now. usually, the talent is already represented by an agent and/or manager by the time they book a session with me. here is an example from a recent shoot:
in a typical commercial/theatrical talent headshot session, a makeup artist, hair and clothing stylist is needed. in this session, however, the mom played all three roles with a help of a friend. the props are all their own.