10 common headshot mistakes

By |2020-07-30T07:39:11+00:00July 3rd, 2020|Female headshots, Hints & Tips, LinkedIn, Male headshots, Personal branding|

Your headshot needs to make a powerful statement about you and your business. Here are ten common mistakes people make. They can be found on most social channels but are particularly serious errors on business social networks like LinkedIn. Self-portrait taken with a camera phone standing under a light or with the light behind you Face too far away - people need to see who you are Sunglasses - if we can't see your eyes we can't see you A picture of your kids instead of you - who wants to do business with an eight year old? Holiday snap [...]

Which Headshot Should You Choose For Your LinkedIn Profile?

By |2020-06-14T08:29:49+00:00January 22nd, 2020|Branding, Business portraits, Headshots, Hints & Tips, LinkedIn, Photography|

Choosing the right headshot for a LinkedIn profile can make the difference between being considered for a role and being passed over entirely for it. In order to give yourself a fighting chance in a competitive market, it is essential you choose a picture that represents your professional identity. Here are some essential dos and don’ts to secure the best possible headshot for your page. What should I bear in mind? This photo is correct for Linked In. It is cropped tightly so the face is clear in the small circle next to comments. The [...]

It’s just for Linked In – won’t a selfie do?

By |2020-06-14T08:41:05+00:00January 17th, 2019|Branding, Business portraits, Headshots, Hints & Tips, LinkedIn|

Well, it’s just for Linked In. It’s only tiny, why does it matter? Can’t I use that selfie from the Christmas party? Oh, and there was that fab photo taken on the beach last summer. You know the one, with the sunglasses and the beer? Surely I can use one of them… Well, you could. But is that the kind of first impression you want to make? Someone who sees us in a photo for the first time instantly makes a judgement about us, whether they intend to or not, and that first impression stays for around 8 to 12 [...]