Tag Archives: Stock Photography

Why Authentic Photos Will Enhance Your Brand Better Than Stock Photos

authentic-photoPhotography is crucial for businesses today. Websites, ads, and brochures all need photography and it is important to put serious thought into what photos you use because they can benefit or hurt your business or brand.

Why Does Authentic Photography Matter?

Uniqueness
Stock photos are somewhat generic and we all know a stock photo when we see it, that family with the toothy smiles or the person looking off into the horizon. Customized photos will help you avoid all that. Custom photos really hone in on what makes your company unique. Continue reading

Photography in Website Design

website photographyIf your business’s website does not visually command attention and give visitors a reason to stay, they will leave before your written content has a chance to make an impression. As technology advances, professional quality photography is becoming more and more crucial for all types of websites. Photography is your chance to portray what your business does, who you serve and most importantly, your identity as a company.

Here are some important tips to keep in mind when considering photography options for your website:

No Quality In Stock
Stock photography is abundant, decent in quality and relatively inexpensive compared to hiring a photographer. And it is usually pretty easy to find a stock photo that portrays what you are looking for. But stock photos are cold, generic, overused and pretty easy to recognize in today’s online environment. Using real photographs of your employees, products, services or location will go a long way in establishing credibility, especially if your competitors are just using stock photos. Continue reading