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Personal Branding

All of us need to understand the importance of branding. We are CEO’s of our own companies: Me Inc. To be in business today, our most important job is to be head marketer for the brand called you. Excellencenow.com Why is personal branding important? Whether we are aware, or not aware, everyone is a brand […]

What is a headshot

What is a headshot? Bloggers filling content describe it as a picture of a person’s face, which isn’t accurate. The word headshot was initially used for portraits for casting in the movie industry printed in 8 by 10 format and then Real Estate Agent started to use portrait headshots for advertising with a lot of […]

Did you have a headshot session and received a proofing gallery, to choose a portrait for retouching? Consider that professional editing is an opportunity to make good portraits into great headshots, and not for becoming someone else. We will enhance the features you want – like eyes and emotional expression and reduce unwanted items. More important […]

It is election time in Canada, if you are running a campaign with a check-list of impossible tasks. Such as inspiring your foot soldiers (volunteers), raise funds and trust your campaign manager. Additionally, you may have to debate, delegate and most importantly¬†inspire. Your portrait headshot will help you achieve these goals and more, so take […]

The history of Portraiture Portraiture can be traced back to five thousand years ago in ancient Egypt, where it flourished. A painting, sculptures or drawn portraits were the only methods for recording people before photography was invented. The Mona Lisa painting also known as La Jaconde is arguably the most recognized Portrait in the World. […]

Being a professional photographer with more years of experience than I care to admit, has afforded me the privilege to photograph headshots for auditions, success and to land career in acting. The aim of this article is to provide an understanding of what is a headshot for an audition. How to pick a style and […]

We have crossed milestones in the effort of capturing expression through portraits, in paintings of the elites by masters like Rembrandt and Davinci and through photography. In recent years, it has become easy and immediate through selfies or by a professional photographer. What works for you, a selfie or a professional Portrait? Lets discuss the […]

Travel Photography Travelling can be exciting, outstanding or relaxing. Where do you go on Vacation? Beach resorts in Hawaii, Mexico or the Dominican Republic? Are you adventurous traveller climbing mountains, seeking the jungle or recording political events? Whatever type of vacation you might choose, wouldn’t it be great to have images to match your experience? […]

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