Category:Corporate Headshots

2021 Style Guide For Headshots & Personal Branding

2021 Style Guide For Headshots & Personal Branding 5 personal branding trends to follow 2021 feels like a fresh of breath air. In Melbourne, 2020 had us enduring long lockdowns and disruption to business and daily life. But now, 2021 has an uplifting feel in the air. We resume our normal life, and people are beginning to get back into their routines again. While we in a covid lockdown up last year, many of us had a lot of time […]

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When To Update Your Headshots

If you’re currently using a headshot across your social platforms, email and website, then that’s great – you’re on the right track. However, it’s important to make sure your headshot stays up to date and relevant. What should my headshot say? Essentially, your headshot communicates who you are. It’s a vice to guide first impressions. Which is why it’s important that your headshot is capturing the right things. For you, this might be looking professional, trustworthy and friendly. Or it […]

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How to take a headshot - 15 tips from a professional headshot photographer

How to take a headshot – 15 tips from a professional headshot photographer.

Covid-19 has most of us in complete lockdown, and for those in Australia right now, going to a professional headshot photographer is out of the question. While what we do is important, it’s not classed as essential, and it’s certainly important for us to all do our part and stay home if we can. So while travelling to a professional photographer right now is a big no-no, you might find yourself in a situation where you want to find out […]

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Headshots Or Mugshots?

I’ll be honest here, I get a little bit sad every time I hear someone refer to a headshot as a ‘mug shot’. Many people think of school photos when they think of headshots. The process of sitting down for 10 seconds, then up and away. Results that nobody really likes, and that haunt you for the next year. But that’s the point I’m hoping to make about headshots here: Headshots aren’t like school photos. They aren’t like mugshots. Headshots […]

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Staff Headshots and Branding Images for True Blue Migration

Collaborative Projects: True Blue Migration are located in the Northern Suburbs of Melbourne. They’re immigration agents who help those seeking residency in Australia achieve the correct Visas and Citizenships. They’re a tight-knit team who work closely with clients, often over a matter of years, to help them achieve outcomes that are literally lifechanging. I have had the opportunity to work with True Blue Migration twice now. On each occasion, I captured their staff headshots and a series of branding photographs […]

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Headshot Style Ideas

The concept of a headshot is simple enough. You know that you need an updated image. It needs to make sure that you’re recognisable. The image should be professional, and it should relate to what you do. But when it comes to a headshot or branding portrait, there are so many choices and considerations you can make. Many of my clients give me creative license to help them with choices like backgrounds, lightings and outfits. I love being able to […]

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Who needs a headshot?

A professional headshot is an important branding tool for all careers. The question of who needs a headshot (or, if YOU need a headshot), is simply answered by the question: “Do you want to make a great first impression?” If your answer is “yes”, then the next step is to start looking at your online appearance. If that be across your social media profiles, website, online CV. Or even in printed marketing materials such as flyers, business cards and signage. […]

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What you can get out of a personal branding session.

“A personal branding photoshoot? I’m not ready for that!” It’s all too common! So many of us feel self-doubt and can relate to ‘impostor syndrome’. Many people don’t feel ready to have a professional photoshoot, or simply believe they’re not worthy. And if it’s not this then it’s an array of excuses like “I would like to lose a bit more weight”, “I’m not photogenic” or “I just don’t have time – it’s not a priority”. These feelings are real […]

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How Lighting Is Everything: illuminating your way to a good headshot.

Lighting, it’s what makes a great headshot. It is lighting that sets good photography apart from mediocre photography. So when it comes to headshots and portraiture, the lighting is really important – it can even make or break the shot. It can be the difference between you been perceived as either professional or unprofessional. Not only is your professional reputation on the line, but the lighting in your headshot or portrait also sets the tone and mood of the image. […]

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Rain Consulting – meeting and working with Luke.

Luke – Environmental Engineer Recently I was fortunate to work on some new portraits with Luke, an environmental engineer and founder of Rain Consulting. Rain Consulting works with government and private clients in the field of water management. From stormwater management planning to flood modelling investigations, and integrated water management too. With over 14 years of experience working for Melbourne Water, Luke’s clients really are in great hands. Luke himself is an innovative thinker. While many engineers are typically introverts, […]

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