Corporate head shots or executive portraits are very important for your business. These images may be on your business card, posted on your company's website and might be used in literature and brochures that will be in use for several years. These photographs are how prospective clients will identify you and decide, often without a meeting, that they want to work with you.
The main thing to remember when choosing clothing for a corporate headshot is to keep it classic and to make sure the clothes support the image you want to portray. While clothing is an important factor, it is definitely not the focus- your face is. With proper clothing, your face commands attention and the clothing becomes secondary. Below are some tips for creating the best portrait:
The most important wardrobe tip for professional corporate headshots is to wear something you like and that makes you feel good! Feeling like you look good with nice clothes, a polished look and a warm smile will result not only in your enjoying the outcome of your headshot but also effectiveness in meeting your goals for it as well.
Prepare for your office session in advance by providing the largest room you have available. I will speak with you prior to the session to get further details about the shooting location, the number of personnel and other important information. Organize your session by coordinating with employees about the details about the session as well as their 15-minute window for their session.
It is a good idea to get releases from individuals in a photograph you intend to publish in print, on the web, etc. If you need assistance in creating a release form, please let us know.