Using colorful headshots to send the right message

First, there is an art to looking relaxed and professional at the same time! For a young, technology based company like RKD Group, we used the bright colors in their offices, natural light and relaxed body language to create that “it’s fun to work here” look. They didn’t want all the backgrounds to be the same,Continue reading “Using colorful headshots to send the right message”

Nervous about getting a business portrait?

No one enjoys it and we all know a good business photo is worth it’s weight in gold — so maybe it’s just that you don’t trust your photographer? Or maybe you don’t know a photographer other than the neighbor that does snapshots of the kids? When we began photographing business people in 2006, weContinue reading “Nervous about getting a business portrait?”

Are Business Casual headshots too casual for your business?

It depends. The obvious answer is to match your headshots to your brand and match your brand to the industry you compete in.  But what about standing out in your universe?  Do you want to send a subtle message that you’re just a little bit more hip than your competitors?  Or that your firm isContinue reading “Are Business Casual headshots too casual for your business?”

Business Portraits for Trade Publications

We are often hired to do assignments with trade associations and publications or content creators who need a key person photographed for publication. We sometimes work from a written spec sheet or style book, or we can sit down with the subject or art director and strategize about creating the look from scratch. A styleContinue reading “Business Portraits for Trade Publications”

Five reasons to use a Hair/Makeup artist for your headshots.

We will always answer YES to this question!  Here’s why: Professional makeup people can minimize a variety of skin imperfections (and we all have them) . Dark circles, fine lines, skin cancer, wrinkles — you name it. Makeup artists can help you to look more alert and more youthful.  It’s not just about wrinkles andContinue reading “Five reasons to use a Hair/Makeup artist for your headshots.”

Branding for small business with custom photography

When is stock photography a good idea for small business?  Maybe on a temporary basis if you’re working from a home office and don’t have a team in place, in which case all you may need is a headshot.  But a key part of successful branding is promoting what sets you apart. If you’re aContinue reading “Branding for small business with custom photography”

Tips for hiring a headshot photographer | Dallas headshot photographer Teresa Berg

Often hiring a headshot photographer falls to a team member who has never hired a photographer before and may not know what questions to ask. Where to begin? Here’s a list of questions to start the conversation. Can you send me a sample? Photographers should have a variety of samples they can attach to anContinue reading “Tips for hiring a headshot photographer | Dallas headshot photographer Teresa Berg”