Digging out and climbing up in 2021

It’s still bitter cold in north Texas, but the ice is melting and it feels good to be making plans for the future. For a significant number of people, that means a new job or a new business plan as we pivot, adjust and re-focus. Along with these plans comes the need for business photos,Continue reading “Digging out and climbing up in 2021”

New Year + New Look = New Job?

The first quarter of the year is always the busiest for new business headshots and executive portraits. Often it’s just that everyone feels that it’s a waste of time to try and hustle a new job during the holidays when everyone is away with family and taking vacation time. But in the new year, there’sContinue reading “New Year + New Look = New Job?”

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?”

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”