Executive Headshots

The Case for Getting Professional Executive Headshots for Your Job

To some people, having professional headshots made for work might seem like something exclusive to the entertainment industry. Or other people often make the mistake to just use your smartphone for a headshot. But there are plenty of great reasons and scenarios to get headshots made. Everyone could use good executive headshots to use in their professional lives. Here are some scenarios in which you might find yourself in need of a professional headshot. First, a bit about the difference in working with someone who knows what they are doing with a camera versus just a friend with a camera or your smartphone. Continue reading

How Should I Pose for a Headshot?

If you are rather new to getting headshots, you might wonder going into a session what you should do to pose? Like most photography answers, there is no one way or one shoe fits all answer to this. Much of it depends on the purpose of the headshot. Is it for an actor, a doctor, a model, dancer, and so on? Also, how will it primarily be used? And is there a feel or emotion you are trying to convey? So, what are some general tips?

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Posing for Headshots Means Considering Your Smile, Outfit and Body Language

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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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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?

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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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