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How Investing Time in Your Brand Image Pays Dividends

How Investing Time in Your Brand Image Pays Dividends

Capturing an accurate portrait is a skill only some have. An authentic picture of a person exudes confidence and self-awareness. Often this cannot be delivered in a selfie. Every few months, I like to change my social profile image. How much does this cost me to do...

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Fast Turn Around

Fast Turn Around

Monday morning I received a phone call from a lady needing to acquire some headshot/branding imagery for an upcoming publicity piece in the local press. She’d done a couple herself but they where just not of the standard the PR company were looking to use in...

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Investing In Professional Headshots

Investing In Professional Headshots

You know the saying, "a picture is worth a thousand words,"  Well guess what? Your headshot is usually the first thing folks notice when they stumble upon your online profile – be it potential clients, employers, or new connections. A top-notch, professional looking...

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Four things about your images

Four things about your images

A fantastic portrait can help attract more leads.     I’m a professional photographer, and I’d like to share my thoughts on what makes a successful business portrait. Generally, as a rule, a portrait is the idea of expressing the idea of who the sitter is....

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The Value of Professional Portraits

The Value of Professional Portraits

How Investing Time in Your Brand Image Pays Dividends   Capturing an accurate portrait is a skill only some have. An authentic picture of a person exudes confidence and self-awareness. Often this cannot be delivered in a selfie. Every few months, I like to change...

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What’s so special about a Headshot

What’s so special about a Headshot

𝐘𝐨𝐮𝐫 𝐡𝐞𝐚𝐝𝐬𝐡𝐨𝐭 needs to 𝐛𝐞 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐠𝐚𝐭𝐞𝐰𝐚𝐲 𝐭𝐨 𝐲𝐨𝐮 𝐠𝐢𝐯𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐲𝐨𝐮𝐫 𝐛𝐫𝐚𝐧𝐝 𝐢𝐭𝐬 𝐯𝐢𝐛𝐞. Creating a connection with my subjects is so important for really capturing their significance. What starts out as apprehension is now personality! You might be thinking, "I don't look that great...

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Personal Brand – Investing in my new business

Personal Brand – Investing in my new business

Do you really need a Personal Brand session? If all you need is a couple of professional images that show who YOU are to ideal prospects, then NO! You will only need a full session and a true bank of imagery if you are posting content that needs true visuals to market...

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Are Professional Headshots Important

Are Professional Headshots Important

Whilst a  SELFIE can be convenient and casual, they are not always going to show professionalism and attention to detail that a well-executed professional headshot can provide in your business or corporate world. Professional Headshots offer several advantages over...

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Getting The Perfect Headshot

Getting The Perfect Headshot

The fact that the human face expresses emotions and reveals inner qualities and thoughts is amazing. The eyes can enable silent communication without words, conveying a range of emotions and traits. Our eyes hold hidden stories and secrets. Be it your confidence or...

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Fake it until you make it

Fake it until you make it

The only time I would say 'Fake it until you make it' is when building your confidence to look good on camera. Your insecurity can become a hindrance when trying to stand in front of the camera. Imposter syndrome is what stops many of us from sharing what it is within...

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Headshots Help To Make Connections

Headshots Help To Make Connections

Are you hesitating to invest in an headshot, worried it might not live up to your expectations? Worry not, I’m here to turn those fears into confidence and reservations into expressional smiles. The Bentley Headshot helps you to understand the apprehension surrounding...

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10lbs my backside

10lbs my backside

Authentic smiles always look better than forced ones.The camera may add a pound or two, but a good laugh takes off ten!  The best headshots capture personality, not just appearance. So leave the serious scowls for passport photos. Come ready to crack jokes and make...

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Don’t show up with a weak digital presence.

Don’t show up with a weak digital presence.

Are you aware that your profile image needs to be far more than just a snapshot?   It is the confidence in your gaze, the poise in your posture, and the warmth of your smile that can give you the connection you need with your leads.   It has become the digital...

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Save time money and distance

Save time money and distance

Getting a good profile image when working with a budget. This budget limitation could be money, time, or distance. A few tips if you really cannot afford the money or time to employ a professional portraitist, is to get your partner or best friend to be the button...

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I’m not good at having my photos taken

I’m not good at having my photos taken

Being photogenic is all about being in the moment You must first realise that being “camera shy” is a temporary state. If you stick with these exercises from the get-go, they will go away. You will strengthen your confidence and learn to be more comfortable taking...

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