Corporate Headshots

What is Headshot Photography

Wikipedia defines a head shot, more commonly referred to as a headshot, as a modern (usually digital) portrait in which the focus is on the person. The term is applied usually for professional profile images on social media, images used on online dating profiles, the ‘about us page’ or a corporate website and promotional pictures of actors, models, and authors. But is there a better definition? Perhaps. How about the following.

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An Author Headshot Such as This Can Be Used Alongside Content to Convey a Branding Element for the Author’s Genre

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What Are Headshot Requirements?

If you are looking to get professional headshots you might being doing so to meet specific requirements. If so, it is a good idea to get those requirements down to the specifics. It will help the photographer you are working with ensure the requirements are met.

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An ERAS® Residency Applicant Headshot Has Specific Requirements to Meet

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Professions That Can Benefit from Headshots

There can be a lot to know about headshots. For example, what is one exactly? It can mean very different things to a lot of different people. And, what is the difference between a headshot and a portrait? Sure, there are various factors that compel a difference between a professional headshot and just a selfie or portrait. Mainly this is because a headshot is made by a professional to be used by a professional for professional reasons. So, what are some examples?

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The Difference Between a Commercial Headshot and Theatrical Headshot Are Ideally Used by Actors to Be Cast for Different Types of Roles

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3 Mistakes To Avoid When Getting Corporate Headshots

Getting corporate headshots are important for marketing yourself or a small business. For an individual, your LinkedIn or other online profile gets many more views with a headshot. For management teams on the company website, headshots are an essential first impression with potential customers.

So, if you’re in the market for getting headshots there are at least three considerations to avoid getting a bad one.

This is the beginning of an article authored by Headshots by The Light Committee and published today on SMB CEO. Read the full article there.

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Why A Professional Headshot Is Important?

One person tried several times to use his new iPhone and portrait mode to take his own headshot and it never looked right. Frustrated, he finally decided to find a professional headshot photographer. Another person was using a selfie for his LinkedIn profile. His headhunter told him if he wanted her help, he would first need to change his headshot. Another person tried to have their friend use her fancy DSLR to do a headshot and it never looked as good as ones she saw online. These are but a few scenarios where business professionals learn through trial and error why you must go professional when it comes to your headshot. But why?

Corporate headshots in Los Angeles

Good Corporate Headshots Align with Corporate Branding Elements, Help Showcase Self-Confidence That Drives Potential Customers to You, Demonstrates Your Commitment to Quality, and Much More

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