How To Rise Above Your Competition With Professional Looking Headshot Photography

How To Rise Above Your Competition With Professional Looking Headshot Photography

Rising above your competition is always a goal in business. You want your business to be better, provided better quality products/services, have better employees, and make more money – but how do you do this?

There are many ways you could try to outdo your competition, but you should first try updating your headshot by using a professional photographer. Even if you have had a headshot done professionally in the past, it most likely will need to be updated due to a change in what’s expected from professional headshots.

Traditional headshots for companies were made to be straight-faced, no emotion, and very basic colored backgrounds. Most men wore black suits in a business-dressed company, and women usually wore one color dress or a suit as well.

Nowadays, professional headshots are about showcasing the emotion, the feelings and thoughts of a person conveyed in a photo. This is to gain the trust of new and old clients, build your network with people interested in working with you or are in the same industry or network.

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Amazing corporate headshots for women!

Amazing corporate headshots for women!

Martina Reyes is a great client of ours! She lives in Puerto Rico but always makes sure to come out on a regular basis to Orange County, California, to have her corporate headshots done by Val Westover. She is so much fun and such a joy to photograph.

Professional corporate headshots for women are such a big part of our business and we strive to create high end competitive photos that can be used for marketing, website and social media.

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Looking More Approachable With A Casual Corporate Headshot

Looking More Approachable With A Casual Corporate Headshot

Casual headshots are an informal way of introducing yourself within all of your marketing efforts. They are more lifestyle oriented that your average corporate headshot and portray a much hipper and trendy vibe. It is a way to give a personal touch of your branding so that it better reflects your personality and the tone you want to set.

Headshots are part of our media driven business world and getting an excellent shot is as important as having the right education and experience. So when you need to shake things up and show that you are up to speed in this fast moving world, read these tips that will give you just the right edge.

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How to have fun during your corporate headshot photo session

How to have fun during your corporate headshot photo session

How to have fun during your corporate headshot photo session

Most people consider the thought of getting their corporate headshots very stressful. So, how can you remove the stress and have fun during your photo session?

Do your research and find the top headshot photographers in your area.

Your headshot is your most important marketing tool, so take the time to find out who are the top corporate headshot photographers in your area. Be sure to check out their website and see if their style of photography will help you rise above your competition. Pick up the phone and call them to see if their is a connection between the two of youand to see if they are there to serve your needs over theirs. Finding the right photographer is the first step in insuring a successful and fun photo session.

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Theatrical Headshot Photography Serious or Smile?

Theatrical Headshot Photography Serious or Smile?

When deciding whether you should smile or not with your Theatrical Headshot, consider the type of role you are casting for. For example, if your role is more serious, then of course no smile. However, if you are casting for a role that is not serious, then smile away. Your Theatrical Headshot should be more exaggerated and excessively dramatic. 

When working with my acting and theatrical headshot clients, it's important that I know the exact role that they are being casted for. Armed with that knowledge along with intense expressions, their photo will be exactly the type of headshot the casting agent is looking for. 

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Orange County, California Business Headshot Photography What to wear to attract the right client

Orange County, California Business Headshot Photography What to wear to attract the right client

You’ve recently decided to get new headshots to appear fresh and desirable to new clients. Did you know that what you wear will have your potential client ultimately and subconsciously decide to choose you for your services? They may not consciously make this decision, but if they view your image and see you wearing gaudy jewelry and look even slightly unkempt, they may choose someone else. In this article, we’ll discuss what you can wear or how you can appear in your headshots to attract the right client.
You’ve recently decided to get new headshots to appear fresh and desirable to new clients. Did you know that what you wear will have your potential client ultimately and subconsciously decide to choose you for your services?

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5 Simple Steps for a Successful Corporate Headshot Photo Session

5 Simple Steps for a Successful Corporate Headshot Photo Session

ou’ve made the right decision; you’re going to jump into the wide world of using a professional photographer to complete your corporate headshots. The hardest part really is over, but there are still some things to consider before the big day arrives.
Hair and Makeup
Now is not the time to get experimental with your look. You’re spending money to produce quality headshots for professional purposes, so look like you do every other day of the week. There would be no point going crazy only to be unrecognizable to your clients and customers.
 

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5 Reasons Why: A Professional Headshot Can Make You More Successful

5 Reasons Why: A Professional Headshot Can Make You More Successful

Whether it’s for your LinkedIn account or a freelancing site, the important of a good picture is just as key as the content of your profile.
Consider this: a well-built profile with plenty of content and a blurry picture that was clearly taken using a selfie stick and then cropped at the shoulders up.

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