Why a professional headshot is important to your business!

January 28, 2016  •  2 Comments

     In a world where social media is the new "resume", it is as important as ever to make a good first impression of yourself.  When it comes to business, job searches or just overall appearance and branding, social media is usually the first place people will look to find out more about you, your business or your overall lifestyle.  A great headshot helps to develop a professional image.  How do you want clients to see you? How do you want that potential employer to see you when they search your social media profiles?  Those we do business with normally make a judgement by what they see before they ever have a chance to meet you in person.  Let's be honest, when it comes to connecting with people, social media has made it easy to learn just about everything you can about that person prior to a face to face interaction.  So I ask you, what does your "digital resume"(social media) say about you, starting with your professional headshot image?  In today's business world IMAGE IS EVERYTHING so make sure your first impression is a good one!

 

A few things to consider when for a professional headshot:

  • Schedule a pre-consultation session with the photographer to give a sense of what image you want to portray
  • Discuss how the photo will be used- Website? Business cards? Office prints? Billboards? Where will it be visible?
  • Arrive on time for your appointment- Get there early to prepare for the shoot
  • Bring at least 2 outfit changes- One business and one casual
  • Keep jewelry simple- Keep it simple so that it doesn't draw attention away from your face
  • Avoid big prints and patterns such as stripes/lines in clothing
  • Make sure your clothes are fitted properly
  • Ladies make sure you have hair and makeup done- Natural makeup works best
  • Guys make sure to be groomed properly
  • Have a good attitude and bring your best smile 

 

 

For more information on booking a headshot session please visit www.cjlmediagroup.com

 


CJL Media Group| 919.633.3436| [email protected] Media Group is a corporate media company in Raleigh, NC providing corporate business photography, family, professional portraits, video branding, small business photos, professional headshots, corporate event photography and portfolio photography.  We are available for travel and here to help with your marketing and photographic needs.

 



Comments

Danald Wilkins(non-registered)
Agree with you that you make it sensible in all the ways.
customwriting reviews(non-registered)
I am not a professional photographer but I am thinking to become one as I am getting impressed to see the creative content of professionals like you. I believe that guys like you are increasing the charm of this profession.
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