The Business Portrait. What is it?

What is a Business Portrait? How is it Different from a Headshot? Based on the strict definition, a headshot photograph captures a person’s head and shoulders with an emphasis on the face. A business portrait captures more of the individuals body than a headshot.   It was originally a traditional portrait that people used to market…

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Professional Business Portraits for Lawyers

[mp_row] [mp_span col=”12″] [mp_text] Professional Business Portraits for Law Firms and Attorneys. If you are just starting your law firm, or if you have had staffing changes and need to update existing business portraits, choosing a professional photographer with experience in creating business portraits for lawyers is one of the smartest moves you can make.…

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MAN TIPS: What to Wear to Your Portrait Session

[mp_row] [mp_span col=”12″] [mp_text] Men need to take time and be selective about what to wear for your business portrait session. There are a lot of options to sort through, which is why we’re here to help. Here are a few tips for you to keep in mind when picking out the outfit you want to use for your…

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CEO PORTRAIT: Washington DC Leaders

CEO PORTRAIT: Washington DC CORPORATE HEADSHOTS A few weeks ago we received the call from one of our favorite clients, Cresa. Our assignment was to create both an environmental portrait and a standard headshot for their incoming CEO, Jim Underhill. Cresa is a the world’s biggest tenant-only commercial real-estate brokerage. The company has offices in over 70 cities worldwide,…

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Should I Wear Glasses for My Business Portrait?

Should I Wear Glasses for My Portrait? It’s a common question: Should I wear glasses for my portrait? And it’s one that nobody can definitively answer for you. Whether or not to wear glasses for a portrait is, in the end, a personal decision. Here are some guidelines to consider, though, if you’re getting ready to update your…

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Corporate Headshots for McLean Law Firms

Corporate Headshots for McLean Law Firms Last week we created updated/new business portraits for one of our McLean VA Law Firm clients. Allison, the Firm Administrator, gave us a call a few weeks prior to the shoot to go over their needs. She informed us that we would be working with 4 of their new attorneys and…

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Business Portraits with a Smile – Control Your Message

Business Portraits with a Smile. This is a common question asked by clients. The answer is almost always “yes.”  However, it comes down to your brand, target audience, and message. In a world dominated by online and social media, a great business portrait has become more important than ever. You are creating your personal brand. What is…

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Headshot by a Professional or a Selfie. Can I Shoot My Own?

Can I Shoot my Own Headshot? Whether you are just starting a business or want to update an outdated business portrait, you may be wondering whether you need to hire a professional headshot photographer or if you can instead just shoot your own headshot.  After all, everyone has a smartphone these days, so you can just…

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Donald Trump has an image, but would it be right for you?

When you see photos of Donald Trump, he usually has a scowl on his face or his mouth is wide open or his hairdo is blowin’ in the wind. That’s his image. I guess he likes it because he perpetuates it. What is your or your company’s image? Is it what you want it to…

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Would you go to McDonald’s for fine dining?

I feel comfortable in saying the answer would be a resounding NO. (For the record, we have NOTHING against McDonalds…my twins LOVE their Happy Meals and Yogurt!!!) You WOULD go to a restaurant that has a reputation for serving a delicious prime rib or delicately prepared fresh salmon or….you fill in the blank. The same holds…

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