What To Wear: Head Shots

Navigating the ins-and-outs of professional style can be tricky. Here are five helpful recommendations on choosing the right outfit for your headshot!

  1. Keep it authentic and genuine to who you are as a person. Don’t overdo it! Be sure that this is something you are willing to wear in your everyday routine.
  2. Sometimes, less is more. Begin with finding your outfit first. Find colors that mesh with your personality. Your outfit reveals who you are as a person!
  3. Have multiple options! We can shoot more than one look to ensure we capture your personality correctly. Try to mix it up, go for a bold look with one, and something more natural with the other.
  4. As Jennifer Aniston eloquently puts it in Office Space, “flair!” Accessorize for the occasion. For men, put on those cuff links, equip your best belt, shoes, a tie, and maybe even a scarf. For women, put on the bracelet, necklace, earrings, and throw on your best shoes! (They may not be in the shot, but they can instill absolute confidence needed for your headshot!)
  5. Try, try, and try again. Put together different outfits and see how they work together. Move around, look in the mirror, see if your spouse gives you a second glance as you walk past. You will know when you have it right!
  6. With all of this great advice, it sounds easy, right? It can still be tough, as we often overthink when we are trying to prepare. If you find yourself in a rut, feel free to reach out to me. I am more than happy and take pleasure in helping you succeed! Together we can create the perfect outfit.

Headshots and Personal Branding Photography

New Jersey Head Shot Photography and Personal Branding Photography

When was the last time you updated your head shot?

Today we all live in a visual world. Everyone has a smartphone and we click on reviews before deciding on who we are going to do business with. So you need a professional up to date head shot to use not only on your resume, but LinkedIn, social media and so many other places.

What to take it to the next level and be one step above your competition? Then you need some personal branding photography. What is that? It several photographs of you in several different locations and attire providing service so your potential clients can see you in action and get to know you.

Contact me to find out more or to schedule your session!

(908) 995-7273 or dave at dabourphotography.com

Business Head Shots

I also create business head shots for my clients which is becoming increasingly more popular in today’s job market. Why leave your important head shot up to a clerk in the web department? Hire a professionally trained photographer to bring out the best in you so others can see it!

Here is a photograph of Diane. I know her from Church of the Holy Spirit.

High School Musical Jr Headshots

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Today I had the pleasure of shooting headshots for an upcoming performance of “High school Musical Jr” at a local middle school. This young lady wanted to be first so I decided to feature her in my blog today!

I’ll be taking some publicity and show photos in the coming days so get ready for “High school Musical Jr.”!

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