For business individuals and teams, there are many occasions where getting a new professional headshot is beneficial, or necessary for proper publicity. Below are a list of examples of when it it time to update your headshot.
If it has been many years since you were photographed, or perhaps your look has changed, you may want to update your professional headshot so your public profile matches real life.
Finding the right photographer and taking a session of professional headshots can be a lot of work. If you end up not liking your photos, it usually comes down to communication with your photographer. If your photographer has to guess at what you want, or how you want to be portrayed, you both may end up frustrated and disappointed during the session. Below are some ways to make sure you are happy with your headshots.
The Purpose Of The Professional Headshots
Are you updating a company headshot, or your resume? Telling your photographer why you need the photos will help them determine the correct look for your session.
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Serious business professionals know the importance of having a business headshot taken.Your headshot is an essential component to your marketing plan, that will potentially appear in everything from your online profile, to your business card, to your business’s advertisement in the local paper.At Capitol Photo Headshots, we specialize in helping you choose the composition and style of a professional portrait best suited to your business and personality.
Different Frame Headshots
One of the first choices to make is how much your face will fill the frame of your professional portrait. Below are some examples.
We all want to know our competition but never copy them. Let your sincere and genuine expressions make people gravitate towards you and your business. This is easy to achieve by having fun in your photo session with Capitol Photo Headshots. Below are some helpful tips that can take away any stress during your session and start having fun.
Once you have chosen a photographer, they should be able to advise you on clothing, makeup, hair, colors, jewelry and accessories. At Capitol Photo Headshots, we recommend having all of your outfits clean, pressed and ready to go.
Hiring the right event photographer for your corporate event is extremely important. So how can you make sure you find the right photographer for your corporate event? Remember your corporate event photographer is an extension of your business, so choose wisely. Below are some helpful tips.
The most important aspect of the potential photographer is their experience. The best way to gauge someone’s experience is to begin with their portfolio. If they are a talented, experienced photographer, their portfolio will show it.
There are many different types of photography out there. The most common type of corporate photography is headshots and business portraits. Photography of business events and conferences, office interiors and exteriors, and employees on the job are also common subject matter. Corporate photographers are also used to cover a company’s involvement with a charity event or community. Corporate photographers usually focus on the three areas of photography listed below.
There are two types of photography that fall into this category. Posed and candid. Some clients request a shot of their CEO, team or even a combination in a posed manner, Continue reading
Website design can be very daunting. Labeling your website is probably the hardest aspect of design, at Capitol Photo Headshots, we can provide you the help you need. So, how can you make sure your brand is evident throughout the pages on your site? Below are some undeniable truths about branding your website.
Develop Your Brand Standards
Designing your website before you have determined how you will be received is like walking backwards and blindfolded. Unless you are sure of your mission, your vision, and your target audience, your website will only serve to confuse potential buyers. Continue reading
Corporate headshots are an essential part of your company’s public relations profile.It is imperative that the way the corporate head shots are photographed matches the essence of your branding, from the posing to lighting and clothing to expression. With that in mind, there are a few questions to consider.
What Image Is Your Company Trying To Project?
Decide on what your portraits need to convey, and consider all of your options. We have found that over the last several years, clients have moved away from the studio headshot with a backdrop to a more environmental portrait. Continue reading
With the advent of photo editing software and digital cameras, the barriers to entry into the practice of photography are lower than ever before. There are a large amount of photography companies out today, and the process of finding a reputable company which will suit your needs can be complicated if you do not know what you should consider when doing so and what questions to ask.
Thankfully, there are a number of useful tips to consider which will help you to better prepare yourself for conversations with photography companies, as well as familiarize clients with their own needs. Continue reading
So you have finally made the right decision, and hired a professional photographer to complete your corporate headshots. The hardest part is over, but there still are a few things to do before your session arrives.
Hair And Makeup
On the day of your corporate headshot session is not when you want to get experimental with your look. You are spending money to produce quality headshots for professional purposes, so look like you do every other day of the week. The last thing you want to do is be unrecognizable to your clients and customers. Do not get your haircut before your photoshoot, hire a stylist instead. We suggest keeping the eye shadow and blush on the light side and selecting the correct shade foundation. Even men can apply a light powder to reduce the shine on your skin. Continue reading