Potential clients, employers, even blind dates, the reality is if you’re like most people, a simple Google Search in your name will display your picture online. The big question is, what will that search show? Is it a headshot and a few portraits of the polished professional that you are? Is it a boat load of selfies taken in a hot tub, bar, and other nightlife venue? If you understand how important that distinction is, check out these 24 personal and business uses for your latest headshots …Continue reading
It’s clear that from one season to the next industry changes come fast for commercial clients. Whether its new staff, fresh products or expanded services, a business should reflect those changes in their advertising. For business owners who understand the benefits of keeping up, it can be a lot of work. Hiring a photographer who meets their needs should be the easy part. Be on the same page. Use these 7 tips to create effective commercial photography questionnaires for every job.Continue reading
Spooks and spirits, horror flicks and haunted houses – Halloween has come again! Follow me through a halloween farmhouse photoshoot from location and props to camera and casting.
For that purpose, my model Dalton and I were on the scout to create a creepy photo session. This is how it came together!Continue reading
Sets change, products change and people – well, some things never change. While commercial photography is super exciting, create perfect playlists to edit your photography, or any other work environment, so you can keep the fun going from start to finish.
just the beginning…
After the lights go down and we download our images, the process of editing begins. As every photographer knows, editing in front of the computer can be an arduous, albeit rewarding, part of the job. If music is essential to your workflow, playing the perfect music playlist is crucial to fit that flow.Continue reading
Editorial shoots can be glamorous, artistic, and challenging! Whether you’re a client, stylist or photographer, an organized photoshoot starts behind the scenes and rides straight through shoot day. For each stage of the photoshoot, incorporating a planned workflow helps to save you time and money. Fashion photography, organization behind the scenes to shoot day will take your brand, product and photography to the next level!Continue reading
Clients know how important a first impression with a headshot is. Often they have a professional groom their hair and apply their makeup, but too often they are left to figure out what to wear on their own. From style to swank, here are 4 easy wardrobe tips to help them choose their outfits like a professional!
TIP 1: COLOURS YOU LOVE
For style to swank, technically, any wardrobe colours will work. If you have a favourite colour, bring variations to your session – IE: light blue, dark blue, navy blue and really dark blue. If you have a couple of favourite colours, please all colour options. Weather this is a full body portrait or a headshot, please dress from head to foot. If you wear wardrobe colours you love, you will be most comfortable, and that will pick up in the camera.Continue reading