Tag: commercial business portrait

“Do you want me to smile?” | headshot photography

Based on a conversation I’ve had with several people in the past couple of weeks, I thought I’d write a few words about one of the most common things I get asked about when shooting headshots for clients.  A day won’t go by when I’m not asked the question, “do you want me to smile?”…
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Business portraits | Why the little details matter

Business portraits … Linkedin profile pictures … head shots for Facebook and Twitter …… a range of terms that have entered the business language in recent years, thanks to the emergence, and seeming dominance, of social media in our lives.  I’m not complaining of course, as shooting business portraits of this type makes up a…
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Jameson and Partners – commercial portraits for a new Altrincham business

To end 2015, one of the final portrait shoots that I’ve shot this year. Jameson and Partners are opening a brand new independent estate agency in Altrincham at the start of 2016.  As part of the preparations to their launch I was commissioned to shoot portraits of the staff for the website (which is coming…
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Environmental portraits (that’s portraits on location in plainspeak)

Basically, there are two kinds of portraits: those shot in a studio, and those made out on location or, to use the posh term, environmental portraits. I’d say that around 80% of the business portraits that I make are environmental.  Sometimes that’s for practical reasons: I might be shooting an entire workforce, so it’s much…
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Commercial business portraits – One light, two looks

A question I’m asked a lot is why hire a professional photographer, now that everyone has a camera (usually on their phone), and can take photographs themselves quite easily. The simple answer is, because I’m probably better at it, and if you want the best result possible then it’s worth hiring a professional to do…
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