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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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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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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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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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Personal Branding Portraits with Prosper

I love Prosper’s story. We came across each other in a wonderful Facebook Business networking group, called Business Business Business. It’s a great supportive community that constantly inspires me. But Prosper’s story is a beautiful one and goes beyond me meeting him through a simple online networking group. Born in Zimbabwe, he came to Australia seven years ago in search of an Australian teacher who taught him as a child. Prosper wanted to start a new life for himself in […]

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A Quick Guide to Styling Your Photos for Your Blog and Instagram Profile

  Some experts believe that there will be more than 111 million Instagram users by the end of 2019. Social media platforms and blogs have become extremely popular over the last two decades. Aside from delivering beautiful imagery, these platforms have also become a great way to share information and endorse products. It’s common to see Instagram profiles that have amazing pictures with vivid shots and colourful sceneries. That said, achieving this specific effect is not always easy. While it […]

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Julia Nance Portraits - Headshot and Portrait Studio in Lilydale, VIC

Your Headshot specialist in Lilydale, VIC.

I’m a specialist headshot photographer. That means I focus on this niche area of photography. It’s what my folio is all about. It is where my experience in photography lies. While there are many headshot specialists in the inner suburbs and CBD, my studio is a little further afield in the Eastern Suburbs of Melbourne. Lilydale, to be precise. Where is Lilydale, you ask? Lilydale is on the fringe of the Dandenong Ranges. It sits on the cusp of the […]

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