#12 EMPHASISE THE JAWLINE Have you ever seen the ten billion or so ‘selfies’ posted to social media every day that are taken with a mobile phone camera from a painfully high angle? Of course you have. Looks like the picture was taken from the top of the Empire State Building! Every time I see […]Read More USEFUL HEADSHOT TIPS.
#7 WORK WITH YOUR BEST SIDE Do you have a preferred side? Maybe you always part your hair to one side? In my headshot sessions, I will always work with you to determine which is your best side. It’s important to establish this at the beginning of the shoot as it will allow me to […]Read More USEFUL HEADSHOT TIPS
#4 DRINK A GALLON OF WATER EVERY DAY! Drinking lots of water might seem an unusual addition to a photographer’s guide to getting better headshots, but indulge me. Many of us are guilty of not drinking enough water, but if you can train yourself to down 4-6 pints of the old ‘council pop’ every day, […]Read More USEFUL HEADSHOT TIPS.
#2 GET YOUR HAIR CUT A FULL WEEK BEFORE THE SHOOT. Getting your hair cut a week before your headshot session will give your hair the chance to ‘grow in’ a little. It will give it time to relax into its true style. Also in the Summer months, a fresh haircut might leave tan lines […]Read More USEFUL HEADSHOT TIPS FOR MEN.
We’re talking business branding and headshots here on the blog today and it was an absolute pleasure photographing Emma, founder of Love Emvy premium leather goods and gift items. Emma has been successfully building the Love Emvy brand here in my home town of Tamworth, Staffordshire since 2016. Love Emvy places an emphasis on luxury […]Read More Tamworth businesswoman Emma of LOVEEMVY.COM branding and headshot photo session.
Sharing some personal branding images from an older set here today. High key set, edited in black and white for an extra contrasty punch. We photographed these against a painted white wall, with the large beauty dish (socked to soften the light a little) directly over the camera lens. I actually used the Canon 17-40 […]Read More Rockstar………….
Everyone in business should look their best and project themselves in a positive way to their customer and client base. It’s a fact. Whether it’s a corporate PR portrait, a profile picture for Linkedin or other social media or just a great headshot Republica is here to take care of your needs. Personal branding is […]Read More Headshots for business and personal branding. What should I wear?
In today’s instalment I’m going to offer you an insight into this themed photoshoot featuring Tegan, which I’m delighted to say has been both well received and also published. My approach to such a session is usually one of careful advance planning. Now for me, I have to have a structured shoot plan made and […]Read More The Ring Mistress | Portrait Photoshoot Featuring Tegan Including Speed Edit YouTube Video
One of my absolute favourite techniques for adding some extra artistic punch to my images is to add a texture to the background. I’ve been using this technique since I first started using Photoshop because it’s simple, effective and offers endless creative possibilities for transforming your studio images. There are many free to download textures […]Read More How to easily add texture to your backgrounds in Photoshop.