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Ways To Look Your Best On Camera

Female photographer taking picture of a male model in studioGetting your photo taken can shake your nerves quietly, particularly if you don’t feel you’re photogenic. This problem is faced by many people, but there are ways to make you look your best. Standing in front of the camera and feeling good is skill you must know.

Embrace Your Uniqueness

No matter where they are or what they wear, photogenic people appear comfortable. But note the word, trustingly. It’s not because they’re more beautiful than the rest of the world, it’s because their beauty is less self-conscious.

Many people lack the confidence because they find faults on their face such as the gap in your teeth, the crow’s-feet that appear when they smile, or their stubborn hair. Rather than trying to hide what you consider your faults, embrace what makes you unique. Continue reading

Significance Of Having The Right Background On Your Headshot

Young female model at photo shootingThe most important thing to consider when getting a great professional headshot is to capture your authentic brand. That is our focus in every headshot session we do. We work with you individually to fully understand your brand and convey it in your final images.

Choosing the right background for photography adds depth to your photos and makes a big impact on the overall professionalism of your shoot. At Capitol Photo Headshots we offer several selections and work with you to pick the right background.

A black background may seem very neutral but in fact, says a lot about the person in the photograph. This color can lend an air of mystery and elegance. Lighting will be important to ensure that hair color does not disappear into the Continue reading

Ways To Wear Glasses During Portrait Session

mature man with glassesIf you wear eyeglasses on a daily basis, you should wear them in your professional photograph, because it is how the world knows you. A great headshot captures the real you in a way that flatters and celebrates every unique part of you.

Whether shooting a business portrait for LinkedIn or photos for a website, glasses come up often in our shoots. And while they can be a great accessory for your next headshot, there are a few things that might help you to make your shoots with spectacles more spectacular!

Variety Rules: If you have more than one pair of glasses, we highly recommend bringing them. Variety is key as it will make you feel freer during your shoot and depending on their color and shape might bring out fascinating things about you with the addition of different angles, backgrounds, and lighting. Continue reading

Make Your Corporate Headshot Session a Success

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

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

Helpful Tips for Taking Great Family Photos

family-photoTaking a family photo can be a little bit stressful. Getting all of the family members together, dressed nicely, and looking happy can be a chore, especially if you have small children. Even though it may not always be easy, you take your family pictures every year because you know it is worth it to document those special and candid moments. Below are some helpful tips to make your next family photo less stressful.

Choose The Right Location
You do not need to have a glamorous location to get a great family photo. A great family photo can be shot anywhere, even at home. When thinking about location, think about the activities you do as a family. Continue reading