Headshots for professionals and businesses

Put Your Best Foot Forward with a Professional Headshot

I will coach you through the entire session, first putting you at ease in front of the camera and encouraging your personality to shine, then helping you with posing and expressions. Your headshot is important to me, and will make certain that you love your headshot too!

I am here to help you obtain a professional headshot that showcases just how awesome you are to the online world.

When it comes to the online business world, a solid headshot is of utmost importance, as it is one of the most powerful marketing tools you can have. Not only is it one of the first things people see when they virtually come in contact with you, but it also provides a glimpse of who you are and what you represent.

My headshots turned out so nice — Thank-you Daniel!
Aubreigh Guynn

Who Needs Professional Headshots?

Truth be told, practically everyone can benefit from a professional headshot in our digital day and age, where social media profiles, websites, and other online platforms are a tremendous part of everyday life. However, here are just a few individuals that really need a professional headshot.

It is crucial that every single business owner and entrepreneur has a professional headshot. As a business owner or entrepreneur, you are the face behind your business, meaning you are the prime representative of not just yourself, but all of your business endeavors.

Professional Headshots for Business Owners & Entrepreneurs

A professional business headshot is an incredibly powerful tool that not only markets yourself and your business in a superior way, but also introduces you to potential clients and connections before you’ve officially met them.

They’re also great for things like press releases, announcements, social media profiles, websites, and lots of other things.

Professional Headshots for LinkedIn

Did you know that LinkedIn profiles with effective profile images get 21 times more profile views and 9 times more connection requests?  Tons of jobs are now found from online on job sites like LinkedIn, where your profile and subsequent profile image provides the first impression of yourself to employers or potential connections.

Group Headshots

I offer group headshots for teams and businesses of all sizes, photographed in-studio, or on-site, or a combination of both, to provide the greatest flexibility to meet the demands of busy schedules.  I offer convenient payment terms that work with your accounting departments.  

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    • Additional Images, retouched to magazine quality – $35

    • Passport Photo, printed to passport spec after session, on high quality, semi-gloss photo paper – $25

    • Composited Backgrounds, showing an office, outdoor scene, city scene, and others  – $25 per image

About your session

When you arrive at the studio, we’ll chat about what you hope to get out of the session, and what matters, so I can be sure to put together a headshot that meets all your expectations.  We’ll also go over the clothing items you brought or are wearing – ideally for business headshots we just need shirts and blouses,  unless you also want to do some portraits.  Be comfortable.   For tops, stick to solid colors, they work best, and stick to colors you know work well with your complexion.  Some colors and accessories convey different messages, blazers, jackets, ties, & jewelry, can all be a part of the headshot, or not.  It’s up to you and your style.

Once we go over your wardrobe and what looks we will be creating, we’ll take some test shots to make sure everything from the lighting, backgrounds to any makeup you are wearing or changed, looks good, and everything looks the way you want it to look.  We will preview the headshots on my monitor to help keep us on a good track, especially helpful if we are creating multiple looks.  Photography can have many different effects, and the effect I want for you is to make sure you look like yourself.

Once the session is over, I will email you a proof gallery, typically the same day, where you can make your picks for the retouches.  It’s an easy, fast, and convenient way of making sure you select the absolute best headshots, and it gives you a chance to select more images on a later date should you need additional images.  Once you have the images selected, I will retouch them in a natural way.  I typically don’t get rid of moles and scars, but I do help with bloodshot eyes, some basic teeth cleanup, skin blemishes, hair fly-aways, and other temporary things that you absolutely don’t want in your headshot that you just invested in.  All final images are stored online for a minimum of 1 year so you can download and retrieve them easily.

If you have any other questions about my process,  or an upcoming session, send me a message

Questions About Professional Headshots in the Durham Area?

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