Category: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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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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Things to do in the Yarra Valley after your headshot session

Make a day of it! There are so many things to do in the Yarra Valley after you’ve had your headshots taken. I’m Julia, a headshot specialist based in the outer eastern suburbs of Melbourne. Most headshot specialists are found in more metropolitan areas, but I wanted to bring specialised headshot services to the suburbs and luckily for me, I live in such a wonderful part of the world. I focus on corporate headshots, personal branding, actor headshots, model portfolios, […]

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3 Benefits of Hiring a Professional Photographer

Photographs allow you to capture memories and preserve them through generations. Although this form of art is relatively new, pictures have become an integral part of our history and society. We use them to transmit messages, stir emotions, and record cherished moments. Taking a good picture goes beyond using the right camera or image editor. Elements like lighting, contrast, and the different camera settings you have available can make a huge difference to the quality of your shots. Not only […]

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Updating Lucie’s Actor Headshot Portfolio

Lucie – Melbourne Actor, Musician and Artist. This was my second time working with Lucie, and I couldn’t be happier to have the opportunity to capture some more actor headshots for this talented woman. This time we worked together on a gloriously warm and sunny Sunday morning. Lucie gave me the exciting news that she was off to LA, and she was updating her actor headshots before the big move. I am so thrilled to hear about this amazing move […]

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Your Pre-Shoot Game Plan: preparing for your upcoming headshot session

Having an effective pre-shoot plan of attack is a great way to reduce the nerves before an upcoming photoshoot. The idea of professional headshots or a personal branding session can be a little daunting. All those questions pop up on how to pose, and what your smile should look like. Then deciding what to wear, and preparing hair and makeup can be a little overwhelming. So here are my top tips to creating a solid pre-shoot game plan to help […]

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