Professional photography is one of the easiest ways of capturing moments and saving high-quality images to look back on for many years to come. There are many opportunities to take good photographs and one of the best ways you can do is get in touch with Capitol Picture Headshots if you have a big chance to come up with it.
With the proliferation of business-oriented social media, such as LinkedIn and online portfolios that showcase your work, having a professional business photo or headshot is becoming more and more important.
When your employees are your key resources, you need to make sure you present them in the best way. We specialize in corporate headshots of your staff. Working with a wide range of organizations, we know what it takes to promote your company with professional quality headshot portraits. Continue reading Professional Photography For Any Occasion
Advertising today is no longer just about getting your name out there. You need to stand out among the crowd by putting your best face forward to make your company or career success. You are the most powerful marking tool on your page, ranging from company websites to business-oriented social media sites such as LinkedIn.
Show Your Personality
Whether you are a corporate executive or an entrepreneur, your headshot is part of your brand. As one of your essential marketing tools, your photograph gets you noticed and encourages people to engage with you. Your headshot photograph shows your personality and helps convey your approachability, friendliness, and professionalism. Continue reading Advertise Your Business Using Coroporate Headshots
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.
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.
For women, some helpful tips would be to brush your hair right before your shoot or bring a brush with you. Having your hair styled the day of the shoot is another great option. Continue reading Look Your Best in Your Business Headshot
College students and new graduates happen to be one of the fastest growing demographic on LinkedIn. It makes sense because students now know that they need to be active on LinkedIn to create an impressive digital presence and to find internships and first jobs.
Your 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. By simply having a profile picture, your profile is 14 times more likely to be clicked on by an employer.
Photos And Images
Your professional profile photo is essential and should have a nice smile. Some colleges are now offering LinkedIn photo booths and workshops. In addition to a great headshot, consider adding images and videos to your profile. The background cover image is a great opportunity to create the professional image you wish to convey. Continue reading College Students: The Importance of a LinkedIn Photo
When it comes to choosing a background for your professional headshots, you have plenty of options. Ideally, you want a headshot background that does not draw any attention to itself. Headshots for creative professions may incorporate more drama, color, pattern and texture providing it does not take focus away from the subject.
Whichever background you decide to use for your headshot, make sure it helps convey the meaning you intend to capture in the end result you are after. Below are a list of background ideas for your business headshot.
Let us start with the standard. Most corporate headshots require a plain white background. The white background is clean and does not provide and distractions and the viewer’s attention is immediately pulled into the face in the image. Continue reading Professional Headshot Backgrounds for Business Headshot
We have all heard the old adage that you never get a second chance to make a first impression, and it remains true. But what has changed is where these first impressions are made. A professional headshot (executive headshot, business headshot, business portrait, etc) is the easiest and quickest way to make a great first impression with your audience. Your target market tends to buy from people or businesses they identify with. Nowadays, it is easy to build familiarity and rapport in the minds of your consumers before you ever meet them.
Google and other search engines have become the tools of choice for potential customers and prospective employers. An up to date and flattering, perhaps even creative, headshot is essential to putting your best face forward and creating a positive and confidence building first impression. You have probably noticed that Google posts people’s photos alongside their search rankings. One study concludes that an image in your search results increases click throughs by 150 percent. Thus the advantages to one’s personal branding by having a professional headshot attached to each of one’s social media pages are obvious. So once you have a professional headshot that you love, make sure you utilize it in all of your marketing channels. Continue reading Where and How to Use Your Professional Headshot