Booking a Headshot Photographer. 6 Essential Things to Consider.

Booking a Headshot Photographer. 6 Essential Things to Consider. When it comes to getting that promotion, winning a pitch, or simply gaining a client’s trust, we all know that you only get one chance to make the right impression. So if you’re planning on hiring a headshot photographer to create some great portraits for your …

6 Reasons Women Hate Seeing Themselves in Photos

6 Reasons Women Hate Seeing Themselves in Photos It’s no secret that most women cringe at the thought of appearing in front of the camera and often hate seeing themselves in photos. I can almost see you nodding your heads in agreement! And they also remain absolutely convinced that they never look good in photos, …

How to Look Fabulous in Photos – My Free Guide!

How to Look Fabulous in Photos 7 Tips on How to Be Camera Confident So, here it is, my free guide to how to look fabulous in photos! Over the past 20 years that I’ve been a professional photographer, I’ve discovered so many things about portraiture. The most important thing I’ve learned though is that …

Can One be a Feminist and Enjoy Feeling Feminine?

Can One be a Feminist and Enjoy Feeling Feminine? How My Work Fits With Being a Feminist How does my work photographing women sit with being a feminist? Some might say that encouraging women to have their hair and makeup done and get their photograph taken panders to an outdated notion that requires us to look or dress a …

Happy International Women’s Day!

Happy International Women’s Day! Wherever you are, here’s wishing you a happy International Women’s Day, and here’s to all the campaigning for women’s rights around the world. As someone who worked in the City during the 80’s and 90’s, I know there’s a long way to go. Having read this article in the Guardian about sexist …

Makeup – Essential or a Frivolous Waste of Time?

Why We Shouldn’t Dismiss Makeup as Shallow, Vain or Frivolous. Some women love makeup and some women are either indifferent to it or loathe having the stuff on their faces. Women wear makeup for a multitude of reasons and if you’re comfortable not wearing it, then that’s great. I’ve always been fascinated by the way it can …

Understated Makeup for a Subtle but Professional Business Headshot

How Makeup Can Help You to Project the Right Image for Your Business. In my previous post, I talked about how to choose outfits that work well when being photographed. When you’re having your business headshot taken, the last thing you want is for your clothes to scream out for attention; the focus of the …