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B US I N E S S & F I N A N C E
Why a Professional Headshot is Essential toYour Business Career
By Lisa Christianson Photography
1 It conveys your professionalism. If you look professional, potential clients, investors, and collaborators that don’t know you personally are going to be more likely to agree to that  rst meeting.
2 It makes you feel good to look your best. Having a quality image of yourself to share with your professional peers boosts your self-con dence, and it can even inspire you to share more of yourself with others, take a few risks, and overcome work-related challenges.
3 A good headshot gives people an idea of your personality before they meet you.A smile portrays approachability.A serious look portrays determination. Make your expression match your personality.
4 It supports and enhances the skills and experience on your LinkedIn and professional pro les, making you stand out from the rest.
5 A great headshot ensures you’re making the best impression possible, which makes you feel good about your personal brand.
Email with any questions or to set up and appointment for your new headshots.
According to Forbes magazine, the quality and style of your headshot conveys a lot about you as a person and signals how you conduct business.An outdoor shot in casual attire conveys a very different sense than
a portrait in a business
suit against a solid color backdrop.The type of photo that’s right for your business is a branding decision, but regardless of the business you are in, a blurry or poorly cropped picture conveys a sense a sloppiness and a
lack of attention to detail that carries over to your organization’s reputation.
clean, modern professional headshots
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