Your headshot is what represents you and your brand when you can not
physically be there. This can be either on a business card, pamphlet, web page
or billboard. The first time you are viewed potential customers view your
outward appearance and form an opinion of you and your business. So how do we
optimize your images potential to capture new clients and make the first
impression you deserve?
1. Be confident in who you are and your
expertise in the industry you work in. If you feel the confidence it will be
evident in the images. Talk about what you do and where you came from and how
it sets you apart. This will build your confidence while letting your photographer
know who they are photographing.
2. Relax and be open to the experience you
are about to be part of. While you are in your session remember to breath and
take it all in. This should be a memorable experience that delivers images that
reflect you and your personality. When you relax the spirit of your personality
will show in your images.
3. Clothing decisions are very important. The decision you
make will represent you and your brand. The clothing should be flattering and
reflect the industry you are in and or want to be in. It is not a bad idea to
purchase an outfit especially for the session, or have one tailored to fit
4. Hair and Makeup are important parts of
the headshot experience. When you have a fresh hairdo and or makeover you feel
your absolute best. When you allow a professional to style your hair and apply
makeup your are showing you are looking for the best clients by showing your
5. Trust that the photographer
you have chosen will do what you hired them to do. When you took the time to
research photographers there was something special about that photographers
work that made you schedule the appointment. When you arrive to the session
with 1-4 checked off and trust the photographer your images will be the best
they can be.