Professional Headshots

Contemporary & engaging headshots

For any business that is striving to build a loyal following, fresh and current online content is key. Maintaining a social media platform requires consistent and thoughtful imagery that your customers will relate to and love. Arguably the most important of those images is the face (or faces) behind the brand.

A successful headshot image is about resonating with your clients and telling them the UNIQUE STORY of who you are and what you do – in the most compelling way possible. This is where generic stock imagery can fall short. Your customers want to see YOU! Here is how I can help you to achieve a contemporary and professional headshot.

It is important to decide on what elements you need to include, and how to be clear about your intended messaging. We will have a discussion prior to the shoot to explore ideas around outfit choice, styling, target demographic, location, posing, and specific elements you may wish to incorporate.

Key questions

  • What do you do?
  • Describe your personality?
  • Who is your ideal client?
  • What values do you want to convey?
  • What are your brand colours?
  • Where will your image be used?

Top tips to a successful headshot

The key to a successful shoot is defining what you wish to get out of it, in detail, and in advance. To get a sense of your required brief a pre shoot zoom call is arranged.

Invest in hair and makeup prior to your shoot. Your headshot is likely to be used across multiple platforms – it is worth looking and feeling your best!

Natural light headshot

A compelling headshot can be achieved anywhere, providing the light is flattering.

A headshot taken in a doorway in natural light offers ideal lighting conditions and is a quick and easy way to give a feeling of being ‘invited into’ someone’s world.

Natural light helps to convey a story, whilst offering a relaxed and contemporary feeling.

On cloudy days a flash can be bounced inside to replicate the effect of soft window light.

Hitchin studio or on location in Herts

Your headshot can be taken in my Hitchin studio or on location in Hertfordshire

BOOK WITH ME

Call me for a chat on 07931 420814 or send me a message – I look forward to hearing from you!

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