Why you need a professional headshot
What look do you present to your clients? The image that you present should represent the persona you want your clients to identify with. You should always update your headshots every one to two years or when you have a significant change in your looks. When thinking about getting headshots, there are many things to consider but ultimately only two hard and fast rules.
1. Look professional
2. Look your best
Now, here is a list of things you might want to consider.
3 Surefire ways to know that you need a professional headshot
Business vs. Natural Headshots
"Business Professional" headshots are the most traditional type of headshot. These are normally shot in a studio under controlled lighting situations and show only the head and shoulders. Below are a few examples of business professional headshots.
"Natural" headshots are usually shot with natural lighting using environmental props such as trees, landscapes, etc. Although these are called "Natural" they may also be shot indoors using natural light coming from a window or door. Below are some exampes of natural headshots taken both indoors and outside.
As you can see, there are many different styles and looks for your business headshot. To see additional poses and looks, you might want to check out our Pinterest headshot inspiration board.
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