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Why a Professional Headshot is Important for Business

Business meetingHeadshots used to be associated with models, movie stars, and Hollywood celebrities. But nowadays, headshots are used for business marketing as well. As a business owner, your face will be associated with your business and brand. That is why it is imperative to have a high quality, professional headshot. No matter how good of a photo your camera, or camera phone takes, that isn’t going to be good enough for the message you are trying to convey. If you are a business owner, entrepreneur, or professional, below are some of the reasons for using a professional photographer to take a headshot for your business.

Adds A Personal Touch
You can add a personal touch to your “about us” page, with a portrait headshot. Consumers want to see a photo of the person with whom they are doing business. When you include a portrait on your website, your business becomes much more personal.

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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

Why Professional Photography is Key to a Successful Event

No matter what type of upcoming special event you have, hiring a professional event photographer can bring an endless list of benefits to your event, the attendees and your business development. Here are a few benefits of professional photography.

Making Memories
Photography throughout the decades has been always a portal to our past. Many guests would love to remember, in detail, all the best parts of the event. Professional photos taken capture very special moments to all those involved. Presenters or speakers can be offered professional photos as a thank you gift. Continue reading

Tips for Realtor Headshots

Your realtor headshot is the keystone of your personal brand. If you are spending money to advertise your profile on places like Zillow Premier Agent or realtor.com, it is even more important.

Below you we will provide you with tips to ensure that your realtor headshot is sending the right message about your brand. That message should be that you are competent, trustworthy, and confident enough to help people through one of the most important decisions of their lives.

How To Look Trustworthy In Your Realtor Headshot
• Smile – People who looked happy in their photographs are viewed as more trustworthy. Studies show that people who smile in their headshot are seen as far more likable and influential than those that do not. Continue reading

Why Professional Real Estate Photography Is Important to Realtors

real-estate-photographyYou never get a second chance to make a first impression. It is no different for your real estate listings where that first impression is from the online images of your listings. With all of the competition on the market, it is important to have professional photos. There are many benefits of hiring a professional photographer and here are the top seven reasons why.

Impress Your Online Audience: A good professional photographer knows how to make the rooms look their best and make those images stand out and keep them in the “must see” list. Impress your online market segment with the best “curb appeal” possible. Continue reading

What Makes the Perfect LinkedIn Profile Photo?

linkedin-profile-pictureYour headshot is one of the most important elements of your LinkedIn profile. A good first impression encourages the viewer to read the rest of your profile. Business portraits are now on websites, social networking sites and even attached to emails we send. Below are a few simple tips for choosing the perfect LinkedIn profile photo.

Wear Professional Attire
Since LinkedIn is a professionally oriented platform, make sure that your photo depicts you in a manner appropriate for your field. Typically this means a dress shirt or blouse, a shirt and tie, or even a suit. Choose solid dark colors like blue or black. Avoid white, it can make you appear washed out. Dressing professionally also means dressing cleanly and simply, avoid wearing too much makeup, or any over the top, distracting hairstyles and jewelry. Continue reading

Three Reasons Why You Need a Professional Headshot

headshotA headshot is always needed because of large social media dominance and online presence by businesses. Because many of our introductions and business relations are done virtually, it is crucial to have a professional headshot that makes a good first impression on your consumers and cliental.

When Do You Know It Is Time For A New Headshot?
If your hair has changed, your appearance has drastically changed or perhaps you are starting your first business. It is time for you to contact a professional photographer for a headshot. As a rule of thumb, your business headshot should be updated every two-three years. As time goes on, we change and, therefore, so should our headshots. Below are three reasons why you should contact Capitol Photo Headshots today for your headshot session. Continue reading

Professional Headshot: The Power of a First Impression

first-impressionProfessional headshots are critical to your brand. You only have a few seconds to make a first impression when a potential client lands on your website or LinkedIn page. You are your brand. Upon meeting you or viewing your headshot, potential clients very quickly decide if they feel a connection to you and your company. Do you look approachable, professional, trustworthy? All of these are important characteristics of your company’s brand. It is imperative that the headshot you share with your potential customer be professional.

• Hire A Professional To Look Professional
If you are presenting yourself as someone with expertise or qualifications of any kind, your online photos need to reflect that. There really is only one right way to do this. Use an image taken by a professional photographer who specializes in business and corporate headshot photography. 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