Tag Archives: Photographer

Best Professional Headshot Tips

business womanWe 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.

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5 Tips to Make Sure Your Business Headshots Are Amazing

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

Professional Corporate Headshots

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

CorporateHeadshot Photo Session: Make It Fun!

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.

 

Be Prepared

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.

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Corporate Headshots and Environmental Portraits

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

Things to Consider when Calling a Photographer

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

Five Common Event Photography Myths

When it comes to event photography, there can be a lot of myths out there. In order for you to find the right event photographer for your specific needs, it is important to be aware of the many myths out there. Below are the top five myths with event photography.

Your Event Does Not Need An Event Photographer
It is funny how people do not even consider having an event photographer for their event. Event photographers are an integral part of your event planning process. You have planned every last detail because each part of the event is critical. In order to capture the event, you need to invest in an event photographer.

You Can Book A Great Event Photographer For Cheap
We all know that saying “You get what you pay for”. This is also true with event photography. Just like with any other details for your event, make sure you have a budget for a photographer. Invest in a quality event photographer so that you can have quality and beautiful pictures to remember your event by. Continue reading

Look Your Best in Your Business Headshot

Business headshots are a great way to make yourself look more professional in your career. Hiring a business headshot photographer to photograph you in their studio or to come to your workplace will give you an edge in the business world.Important details go into getting a professional headshot taken such as clothes to wear, makeup, background, hairstyles, and more. Below are some ideas you can check out on how you would like to look in your photoshoot.

Important details go into getting a professional headshot taken such as clothes to wear, makeup, background, hairstyles, and more. Below are some ideas you can check out on how you would like to look in your photoshoot.

Wear Appropriate Clothing
Think about the look you are trying to convey to people who are going to see your business photo. You can dress up for your headshot like you would for a day at the office, but wearing a shirt or a suit is common for men who do not normally wear one at work.

You do not have to worry about your pants and shoes if you are planning to get only the top half of your body photographed but if you are having a full body portrait taken then your entire outfit you choose to wear, including shoes is important. Continue reading

How to Avoid Fake Smiles in Your Portraits

Smiling photogenically is much easier said than done. A genuine smile is one of the most attractive expressions of the human face, and a photographer, we love them because they create connection and create warmth.

Five Characteristics Of A Fake Photo
• A tense or forced smile
• Skin that is overly re-touched or airbrushed
• Unnatural lighting
• Fake or staged background
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Three Reasons to Hire a Corporate Photographer for Your Event

Whether planning a casual corporate celebration, a launch party or an awards ceremony, you know that a lot goes into putting together a corporate event. One of the most undervalued aspects is having an event photographer onsite to capture the event. Here are the three reasons to hire a corporate photographer for your next event.

The Unique Skill Set
Ever notice that the photos in a company’s annual report have a certain “look” about them?

• They are not glamorous, nor are they snapshots.
• They are not overly posed or flanked with props, nor are they without context.
• Everyone looks great without looking like they spent hours on makeup and hair. Continue reading