Professional Headshots

February 29, 2012


Professional Headshots

It wasn’t too long ago when the only people purchasing professional Headshots were performers.  Now everyone is wanting a professional  image of themselves for marketing, branding and advertising.

Sometimes I get hired to capture professional headshots because an office photo enthusiast thought he or she could do it.  Later they realized that surely the have an image of the professional staff, but not a professional image.  Becoming aware of the importance towards having professional images of their staff.

Hire a professional for professional Headshots, otherwise its just a picture.  Probably not engaging, but an image of the person nonetheless.

Feel free to contact me if you have any questions about professional headshots,

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