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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 …

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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 …

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How to Look Great for Your Business Headshot

How to Look Great for Your Business Headshot One of the most important conversations I have with my clients before they book a business headshot session with me concerns what they should wear.  I’ve photographed thousands of people over the past 22 years and have seen them turn up in all manner of outfits, and not always the …

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Mother & Daughter Portraits, Guildford, Surrey.

Mother & Daughter Portraits, Guildford, Surrey. Finally, I can show these photos from a lovely  mother and daughter portrait session that I photographed back in July. The reason I haven’t posted sooner is because the photos were taken as a surprise birthday gift for this lady’s husband, so I thought it safest to wait until after …

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Pixels Versus Print. Why Photographers Love Printing Their Work

Pixels Versus Print. Why Photographers Love Printing Their Work We live in a world where we expect instant results: our phones, cameras and tablets allow us to capture moments and play them back and share them immediately – and all for free. The digital world has allowed us so much freedom to create and send …

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Boudoir Photography, Guildford, Surrey

Boudoir Photography, Guildford, Surrey. A boudoir session is something very special, and when a woman books it can be for any number of reasons; the most popular are to celebrate a milestone birthday, especially a 40th or 50th, as a pre-wedding gift for a bride to give to her husband-to-be, or simply as a self-esteem …

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Business Headshots, Guildford, Surrey

Business Headshots, Guildford, Surrey   If your idea of a business headshot involves studios, lights and formal poses, rest assured, it doesn’t have to be that way. I tailor each session to my client’s specific requirements. Part of my approach involves using a variety of backgrounds and the other week, despite the rainy forecast, we managed to slip …

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A Glamorous Business Headshot Session in Guildford

Business Headshots, Guildford Research by LinkedIn reveals that a business profile that’s accompanied by a photo is 7 times more likely to be viewed as a page that doesn’t have one, so it’s definitely worth investing in getting it done properly. No longer is it acceptable for a business headshot to be a selfie, or a …

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How to Smile in Photos – Are You a Rictus or a Duchenne?

How to Smile in Photos – Are You a Rictus or a Duchenne? When you smile in photos, are you a Cheshire Cat or a Mona Lisa? A successful portrait is all about expression: sure enough, you can create the most beautiful light, have the perfect props and outfits, and yet if the person’s expression is not …