Alderley Park | Headshots at for Redx Pharma

By |2021-08-04T16:19:20+00:00August 4th, 2021|Branding, business headshots, Corporate background headshots, Photography, Uncategorized|

Redx is a biotech company based at Alderley Park, Cheshire. It is focused on the discovery and development of novel targeted medicines for the treatment of cancer and fibrotic disease. They needed new headshots for the management board and they'd tried other photographers and hadn't been happy with the results. Emily Sutton, Redx's Head of Communications contacted us to see if we could help them. The problem was that whilst most members of the board were based in the UK and could travel to Redx's headquarters [...]

Chris Illingworth at Watsons Solicitors

By |2021-02-02T12:28:25+00:00February 2nd, 2021|business headshots, Business portraits, Corporate background headshots, Environmental headshots, Male headshots, Uncategorized|

Your Content Goes Here Your Content Goes Here Maintaining consistency in corporate headshots This week’s featured post is about Chris Illingworth, property lawyer at Watsons Solicitors and all round top bloke. I’ve known Chris for a few years and when he moved to Watsons Solicitors in Warrington last Autumn I was asked to take his new headshots for the firm’s website. Watsons is a very well established and well respected Warrington law firm offering a mix of family, property and commercial law disciplines. I’d done new headshots for Watsons in 2019 where we [...]

What are the best backgrounds for headshots?

By |2021-03-02T07:40:57+00:00November 6th, 2020|Colourful background headshots, Corporate background headshots, Dark background headshots, White background headshots|

A good headshot should draw your focus to the subject, appearing authentic and organic. This is achieved through a number of elements from lighting to posture but one integral element that is often dismissed is the background. Backgrounds can make or break a headshot depending on where you intend to use it, the impression you are looking to make and the intention of the headshot. Here we will be looking at the why headshot backgrounds are important and which are best to use. Why are headshot backgrounds important? Headshot backgrounds are important primarily because they can greatly influence how you [...]

I can deliver!

By |2020-09-15T08:29:05+00:00June 23rd, 2020|Corporate background headshots, Hints & Tips, Personal branding|

The headline reminds me of an old joke about a man who goes into a butcher’s shop… Anyway back to the story. People who are in business for themselves, whether they’re 
self-employed or own their small company, are business leaders or are looking to change jobs or advance their careers tend to have a presence on social media, and more often than not, have a website. Marketing takes up a lot of time. Keeping the pipeline full whilst getting the work done is a constant challenge for many of us. What we’re trying to do is build trust with [...]

Have you ever noticed how really successful people 
have stunning headshots?

By |2021-03-24T07:57:38+00:00June 23rd, 2020|Black & white, Business portraits, Corporate background headshots, Headshots, Hints & Tips, Personal branding, Uncategorized, White background headshots|

I have but I’m supposed to notice these things. Successful people invest time and money in projecting their success, their credibility and marketing their marketability if you like. Actors do it, business people do it, politicians do it, sports people do it. Hell, if we’re in business and trying to push forward, we all do it to a degree. As a portrait photographer, I look at every portrait photo and study it. The first thing I notice is how it portrays the person. What does the photo say? What messages does it transmit? Can I see their eyes properly? [...]

Manchester | socially distanced headshot photography

By |2020-07-29T07:34:48+00:00May 12th, 2020|Business portraits, Corporate background headshots, Environmental headshots, Headshots|

Natural light headshots Manchester based architects, Northmill Associates commissioned us to photograph new headshots for all their team at a new bar they had designed in Manchester's fashionable Northern Quarter. We decided that natural light headshots would work really well with the textures and materials used in the construction of the bar. The bar has some interesting features inside so a few of the photos were taken inside the bar using a Profoto B1 portable flash and 1200mm Octabox. Fortunately we had plenty of height to work with but it produces amazingly soft light.   Manchester - a city [...]

St Helens | Headshots with Dewa Consulting

By |2020-06-04T07:36:26+00:00April 15th, 2020|Business portraits, Corporate background headshots, Dark background headshots, Headshots, Personal branding, White background headshots|

Projecting the right first impression St Helens based Dewa Consulting provides mental health first aid training and consultancy services to companies and individuals. As well as training it provides wellbeing strategy and implementation. Deanne Walsh, Dewa's CEO came to see to one of our Headshots Days in Lymm near Warrington for new corporate headshots for her Linked In and other social media profiles. We asked Deanne to tell us in her own words about how she felt about her headshots session and [...]

Warrington | Headshots with Jo Baldwin

By |2020-05-24T16:59:42+00:00April 7th, 2020|Branding, Business portraits, Corporate background headshots, Headshots|

Jo Baldwin's story Last autumn Jo Baldwin came to us for her new headshots for her Linked In profile and Facebook business page. She was really pleased with her new headshots and social media profile photos so we asked her if she'd like to feature on our blog and here we are. Jo helps women find a way to live a balanced life, increase their potential as a leader and make a bigger impact in their own corner of the world by accessing their unique Soft Power. She [...]

Why do you need a modern headshot?

By |2020-06-24T08:16:28+00:00March 30th, 2020|Branding, Business portraits, Corporate background headshots, Hints & Tips, Personal branding|

Essential when it comes to representing yourself in an ‘always on’ culture, having a headshot can help you put your best foot forward when it comes to promoting yourself or your business. However, many do not realise the importance of regularly updating their headshot and what risks may accompany a lack of diligence. So, why exactly do you need a modern headshot and what are some things to consider when it comes to taking one? What do you mean by ‘modern’? When a lot of people see the word ‘modern’, it’s common to think of something tweaked, stylised, or photoshopped. [...]

What should I wear for a professional headshot?

By |2020-06-13T05:36:28+00:00March 20th, 2020|Branding, Business portraits, Corporate background headshots, Fashion, Hints & Tips|

An essential part of establishing your representation, a professional headshot represents your brand and character. It can be a playful image for a creative design brand, clean-cut quality for executive positions or displaying your range for acting roles. No matter what you choose, ensuring you have the right ‘look’ is an important part of the process. While a headshot may focus on your physical appearance, wearing the right outfit can ensure the desired impact of your look is properly consolidated. If you’re struggling to find the right apparel for a shoot, here are essential pointers that can come in handy. [...]

How to make your corporate headshots stand out?

By |2020-06-13T05:36:39+00:00March 20th, 2020|Corporate background headshots, Hints & Tips|

Neat and professional, a corporate headshot is designed to give a strong first impression – establishing your personal identity and that of your business or brand. An essential part of marketing and establishing yourself in a marketplace, presenting a high-quality professional headshot can help give you a ‘leg-up’ on the competition. That can be as simple as being able to put a face to a name, raising awareness through advertising or using a striking look to plant a memorable image in people’s minds. Technically, these focus on an individual’s face in semi close-up and are semi-formal – putting the subject [...]

Liverpool | headshot photographer

By |2020-12-04T09:53:21+00:00February 21st, 2020|Black & white, Business portraits, Corporate background headshots|

Liverpool is one of our favourite and regular destinations for headshot photography and business portraits. Whether we’re taking our own studio backgrounds or using the local environment, Liverpool is such a great place for headshot photography. It’s not only the fabulous locations, the people are usually happier to be photographed as well. Most people aren’t keen on being photographed but are willing to go along with it but for some reason, in Liverpool they seem a bit more willing to give it a go. […]

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