The best investment for your company, brand, and team is to hire a professional headshot photographer. Before launching your company, you hired a designer to create your website, logo and your stationary. Headshot sessions are the same thing, an asset for your company, but for the personal side of your brand.
Multiple Uses For Your Photographs
- Your website, particularly the about us and team page
- Business page on social media
- Blog articles
- Guest posts
- Author descriptions
- Career testimonials
- Email profile
You will also want to use these photographs for printed marketing materials and your corporate events.
We all know that a corporate headshot serves as your first impression. It has many uses, such as your LinkedIn profile or within your email signature. With that being said, your headshot needs to look professional and it should be relatively recent. Below are eight tips that can make getting a great headshot as easy as it sounds.
Choose Clothing That Speaks To You And Your Profession
When you have the best corporate headshot it gives the person looking at it a glimpse into you and who you are. Make sure your headshot shows some personality! If you work in a more artsy profession, make sure your clothes reflect that. On the flip side, if you need to wear a suit and tie, wear some jewelry or a colorful scarf or tie to bring out some of your personal flair.
Ready to schedule your business headshot? We have a few healthful tips you should take into consideration before reaching out to a professional photographer. Do your research, plan and ask questions. Here are 5 tips to help make sure your business headshot is amazing.
Contact A Professional Photographer
You need a photographer who understands business headshots, branding and about what your headshot is trying to say. A photographer who specializes in family portraits might be able to get a great portrait but that is not the same as being able to encapsulate your personal brand through a great business headshot. Continue reading
What impression does your online personality give to potential clients? When prospective clients look up your business they are not just looking at what you do, they are also looking at who you are. An appropriate headshot is the difference between landing a client or not.
Making A First Impression
In today’s competitive world, when it comes to winning a new client, a first impression has the potential to make or break the relationship. The internet has made that all important first impression so much more essential. Continue reading
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.
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
As you begin making plans for your upcoming event, there are undoubtedly a ton of questions that begin running through your mind. There are so many different vendors to consider, and potential amenities to offer those that come to your event. There are a tons of decisions to be made, from the guest list, to catering, to music. An event photographer will more than likely be on that list as well. As you decide on whether or not you should look at corporate event photographers for your next event, here are three questions you should ask.
Do I Want To Create Memories?
They are going to be parts of your event that you want to be unforgettable. Whether it isnetworking with the right people or the quality of information attendees receive, you want your guests to remember how special yourevent was. A great way to do this is through hiring an event photographer. Continue reading
Launching a new website is a time consuming and difficult process. The process requires many parts, which has to be done carefully and step by step if you want to end up with a satisfying and perfect website.
There are a variety of different ways to create a website and thousands of designs to make it attractive, with the latest technology. However, there is a professional standard that has to be maintained if you are running a business, which we are not going to discuss here. Continue reading
Casual headshots are an informal way of introducing yourself within all of your marketing efforts. Casual headshots are more lifestyle oriented that your average corporate headshot and portray a much trendy, hipper, youthful vibe. This type of headshot provides a way to give a personal touch of your branding so that it better reflects the tone you want to set and your individual personality.
Headshots are part of our media driven business world and getting an excellent shot is as important as having the right experience and education. So try and shake things up and show that you are up to speed in this fast paced moving world, read these tips below that will give you just the right edge that clients are looking for. Continue reading
Today there are numerous ways to get yourself out there and on social media. Your image is important and something that contributes to your business as well as your personal brand. One of the most important things to consider is what social media sites you are using and what goals you have for them. For example on LinkedIn you definitely want a professional image that is more of a closeup headshot while a personal Twitter account might allow for something more casual and relaxed and your personal Facebook photo would likely be similar. Your image on social media will be a first impression and it is key to make a good one!
At Capitol Photo Headshots, we have been shooting both headshots and portraits for many years and we have the precise knowledge of what works, but it is also important to project an image that you want to present. We will work with you to create those looks collaboratively so you can have a social media headshot or portrait that works for you. Continue reading