When do I need a headshot


There are various reasons that you may need a professional headhshot which may include: LinkedIn profiles, business cards, marketing materials and advertisements, social media accounts, etc. If you consider yourself in a professional role you should have at least two to choose from representing a warm and cool weather look. We also carefully consider how you will be using your images to guide posing for this various marketing materials.

What to Wear


When deciding what to wear for your new headshot or brand session, consider your role and colors that compliment your skin tones. You cannot go wrong with neutrals if seeking a professional look. A colorful tie can demonstrate playfulness without distracting from professionalism.


  • Bring 1-2 jackets for Spring/Fall seasons.
  • Avoid large, loud patterns.
  • Keep makeup subtle (unless, of course, you are a makeup artist)
  • Bring a lint roller and hairbrush just in case.
  • Consider tying your tie beforehand so you can change them quickly.
  • Bring 1-2 bowties if preferred.
  • Schedule your mani within the last week so your nails are fresh.
  • Consider a hair style that is consistent with your regular routine. This is not the time to try something new.
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MULTIPLE OUTFITS AND BRANDING


You are welcome to change outfits during your time but please remember that this takes away from your shooting time. Consider easy to add accessories, jackets, jewelry, or cardigan options.


If you'd like to do full changes, please consider a brand session that allows for 30-60 minutes. The booking fee is $150.

AFTER YOUR SESSION


We will have same-day gallery viewing or can schedule an alternate time following your session. This should take approximately 30 minutes to view your images and select those you love for final editing. During this time we are able to discuss cropping, use, and black and white in order to achieve exactly what you need for you and your brand.


Please note that if you elect for online gallery viewing, you will have 72-hours to select favorites.

HEADSHOT BRAND PHOTOS SWANSBORO NC PHOTOGRAPHER Samantha Ann PHOTOGRAPHY