StL Headshot and Event Photography

Hiring managers use many types of websites such as LinkedIn to screen applicants. Potential clients use LinkedIn to research vendors. Investors use the company About Us page to learn about company executives.

A great business headshot is critical for making a good first impression with these people – and so can have a major impact on your career or company.

How To Prepare for Your Business Headshot?

There are three keys to preparing for your headshot ahead of time.

First, get some sleep, exercise, and sunshine in the weeks before your session. Your pre-preparation will help ensure that the photos look as natural as possible.

Second, make sure to briefly try on your desired clothing a couple days before your session. You want to make sure that your outfits still fits properly and doesn’t need dry cleaning.

Third, take a look at some prior photos of yourself and see if there are any that you particularly like. When you arrive at the studio, share these with us, it will help us find an angle that works best for you.

With multiple photographers, we’re prepared to shoot one to hundreds of headshots for your company.

Make a major difference at your next corporate event.

Hosting corporate events can be a fun way to treat your employees and do something special for business partners and clients.

We can jump right into your event and capture its best moments. From the keynote speakers and major highlights to the candid, funny memories, we can capture it all with photography and also video if you like.

You’ll have confidence in our trusted and experienced service.
We’ve have spent years building our portfolio, expanding our range of equipment, and getting certifications. We get it right, every time.

Mike Haller
4501 Mattis Road
St Louis, Missouri

Professional Headshot Studio.

Your website, conference biography photo, LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, and other social media accounts form your online image. It is crucial to have your portrait exerting professionalism, confidence, and integrity. We work with individuals and teams to create the most professional look for personal branding. Inspire other professionals to meet and work with you.

Posing for an executive headshot should look natural and comfortable, but most people need a little coaching in order to look positive and natural from the camera’s angle. Just a slight turn of the head in the right direction can make a huge difference.

Expression is the most important thing in a business portrait, which is why we keep our subjects engaged in conversation while coaxing them into flattering positions and moving my lights into the ideal positions. Some executives “love the camera” naturally, but most don’t.

We employ large lights that cast soft, natural shadows and minimize shine, and we position them according to each person’s unique features. Used judiciously, shadows can make a wide face look narrower, a crooked nose straighter, and can emphasize or minimize many other features. Lighting should be tailored for everyone’s business portrait.

A large, spacious headshot studio.

Mike Haller
4501 Mattis Road
St Louis, Missouri

St Louis Business Portraits

Hints On How To Shoot Good-Quality Company Portraits Readily

Taking a step to the imaginative and wondrous world of portrait picture taking for that initial time may seem intimidating, however, by retaining the tips recorded below in your thoughts, you’ll quickly wind up shooting portraits on the level with a few of the very best photographers within the field.

Company Portraits

If you prefer to shoot top quality portraits for your organization, don’t rely in your camera’s built-in flash. Consider buying an external flash device adding a diffuser to your camera.

When photographing portraits, isolate your subject. Use a medium telephoto lens or the medium telephoto setting on your zoom. That, combined with a large aperture (try f/4 or larger), blurs the foreground and background. Focus on the eyes. Use diffused lighting for a flattering look. If outdoors, wait for an overcast sky or shoot with the subject in the shadows and the sun at your back.

Experiment with the focus on your camera to create interesting pictures. Using a smaller depth of field (f-stop) value will emphasize the subject and de-emphasize the background. Using a small f-stop number is ideal for portrait photography. Everything in the shot will be clear if you increase your f-stop number, giving you a depth of field that is greater. This is great for taking a wide landscape shot.

If you really want to take excellent photos for your companies headshots, you will need to invest in a tripod. A tripod’s main purpose is providing a steady base to stabilize your camera. This tip is especially good if you ever plan on taking long-distance shots, or if you plan on shooting shots in dimly lit settings. A tripod also comes in very handy for things like time-lapse photography and self-portraits.

Hopefully, you will see portrait images a bit less mystifying after absorbing and checking out the guidance presented in this composition. Hopefully, you’re now well informed and inspired to start out journey in the amazing world of picture taking.

Here are some of the headshots we have taken for many fine St Louis corporations recently.

Mike Haller
4501 Mattis Road 63128
St Louis Photographer
St Louis, Missouri, USA  | Photography services