Expert guide to professional headshot portraits in buffalo
by dana marie photography

An Expert Guide on Professional Headshots

In today’s digital world it is very important to have a professional headshot taken. A headshot is a crucial marketing tool that allows professionals to visually communicate who they are and what they do in their work field.

professional headshot benefits

A professional headshot allows an individual to tell their careers story. It shows clients who the professional is and where they want to go. It makes them distinctively standout from the crowd. A powerful headshot states that the professional is not afraid to put themselves out there and get the job done.

what is a professional headshot?

A pro-headshot is a picture of a person’s face who is making direct eye contact with the camera. The photographer will pose the professional in 2-3 simple poses. The demeanor that is showcased in this type of image is welcoming, confident & professional.

a headshot is more than a close-up picture

Don’t just use any picture when it comes to your business or job. Make sure to use a professional one that was taken by a
reputable photographer. Remember a picture speaks a thousand words. That is why it is so important to invest the time and money into the brand of your business. Don’t let clients first impression of yourself be a picture that was taken off a phone. Have it be a headshot taken by a professional. When you have a powerful headshot, clients will notice.

the professional portrait process

The first step of the professional headshot process is to schedule a pre-consultation meeting. This meeting takes place prior to scheduling the portrait session. At this meeting, we will discuss all of the details of the photoshoot.

what to expect at the photoshoot

The in-studio session is 1-hour long and the professional will be photographed in one outfit in front of one background set. The photographer will fully guide and direct them into poses that will make them look they’re very best.

portrait turnaround time

Portraits will be ready to view 1-2 weeks after the photo session. Image viewing options are through an online gallery or an in-person reveal. All images included in the viewing are fully retouched and ready for the final selection. Digital files of the selections are available immediately for use. Pro- headshot portraits are used for business cards, website bio pictures, linked in-profiles, advertisements and email signatures.


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