Category: Corporate Headshots

What images do you need when your business has people at its heart?

What images do you need when your business has people at its heart? Youg man pushing a wheel barrow in Growing Places at Nowton Park Realise Futures

Psychology plays a part in Photography The more I write about my craft of photography the more evidence I gather about the huge part psychology plays in the effect my photographs have on their audience. Most people are aware that an image can make them ‘feel’ a certain way – that’s why we keep so […]

When is a headshot not a headshot?

When is a headshot not a headshot? A male Site Manager headshot with hard hat and yellow high vis jacket on

Confused? Well don’t be. I’m here to tell you that it’s Simply simple when you know. Traditionally, professional headshots have been about putting faces to the names of your team, or a face to the author of an article in the press. But, times have changed and headshots are being recognised as the valuable opportunity […]

Construction Photography Case Study: No Job Too Big on a Building Site!

Construction Photography Case Study: No Job Too Big on a Building Site!

As a Professional Photographer, I am always trying to impress on people the value that photography can bring to a business in creating the right first impression of them and the authenticity of their brand. How one well-planned commercial branding photoshoot can create unique bespoke images that not only capture the product or services but […]

Perfectly Polished Dental Photography for the Dental Industry

Perfectly Polished Dental Photography for the Dental Industry A male dentist talking to his female patient

Today’s dental practices are often more than ‘just’ dental care with many offering additional cosmetic services too. They are multi-faceted businesses, and like all businesses, they have endured a particularly difficult 19 months; Innovating and adjusting to the worldwide pandemic, reassuring patients, and safeguarding them from exposure to the virus, all the while quickly adjusting […]

Photoshoot with Snagging Inspectors, Snag Wise | Small Business Photography

Photoshoot with Snagging Inspectors, Snag Wise | Small Business Photography flatlay photograph of the equipment used by a snagging business

Whenever I am preparing for a photoshoot with a prospective client, my initial priority is the  pre-shoot planning and research. Even before I have packed my bags for the day, I will have gathered as much information as possible about the company, their people and their ethics; creating notes and ideas about the shots that […]

Personal Branding Headshots for a Professional Photographer: Mike Bowden

Personal Branding Headshots for a Professional Photographer: Mike Bowden Personal Branding Photography Corporate Headshot

After I was commissioned to take a series of personal branding headshots for a talented fellow photographer recently, I came away from the shoot with two insights. The first? Corporate headshots are absolutely the most important investment you can make for your personal branding right now. The second? Even after many years as a pro, […]

Taking Candid Care Home Photography in a Pandemic

Taking Candid Care Home Photography in a Pandemic Picture of a bedroom in a residential home

Recently, I worked on a big commission that was both emotionally and creatively challenging for a National Care Home. The brief would have been straightforward, had we not been in a pandemic. However, I love a challenging project, the bigger the better! And, with such a human angle this one was very close to my […]

Change your thinking for the perfect headshots

Change your thinking for the perfect headshots Matt Perks

When you think about having your headshot taken do you immediately picture yourself sitting bolt upright, uncomfortably static against a terrible 1980s style backdrop meant to convince everyone that you are in a library? Or maybe you are transported back to your school days – balanced on a stool in the dining hall with everyone […]

The Value of Professional Photography: Let’s Enhance Your Brand!

The Value of Professional Photography: Let’s Enhance Your Brand! Professional images of welding for a local Suffolk sign making business

A photoshoot is so much more than just a few hours blocked out of your working day! It is the start of a simply fabulous investment in your business and – if planned well – the outcome will be images with invaluable repurposing and re-using potential. Make a date! Try to choose a day when […]