How good is your Headshot?

HOW GOOD IS YOUR HEADSHOT?

In his book LinkedIn Riches, the author John Nemo shares with us how to set up a killer LinkedIn profile. The very first step he says is getting a really good professional profile picture.
“You have to have a great photo on LinkedIn, and what I mean by that is a professional high quality headshot, one where you are smiling, friendly, attractive; really at your best.”
People do business with people they think they can work with; the photograph of you on your LinkedIn profile is that first step to someone making contact with you, so it is really important that you upload a good one. So what is a good profile picture?

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How Much!!

HOW MUCH??!!

What should you pay for a headshot in London?
Backed up with detailed statistics London photographer Michael Wharley assesses what a headshot will cost you in London. Not surprisingly there is a huge range. The article concentrates on actors’ headshots but applies equally well to any portrait photographer.

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WHY YOU SHOULD LOVE HAVING YOUR PHOTO TAKEN!

This is a fascinating TED talk given by NY headshot photographer Peter Hurley and psychologist Anna Rowley in which they explain their theory as to why most people feel awkward or afraid in front of the camera.
Here at Your Best Self we tackle that fear head on and kick it into touch. We are making a portrait of who you are and not how you look and once you get the hang of that shift in focus you will love your portrait session.

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AFFORDABLE HEADSHOTS

When we set up Your Best Self Headshots, Lynsey Mackew and I were not driven solely by the need to earn a living. As active and established networkers amongst new business owners and entrepreneurs in our community we wanted to create an arena whereby time and cost were not a barrier to inspirational people getting an excellent business headshot for use on websites and social media.

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