Headshot Photography Styles

Choosing the right headshot style to represent you

If you are looking for a new business headshot to represent you and your brand, its worth spending a little time choosing the right headshot photography styles for you and your brand. With headshots appearing on your own website and printed material as well as LinkedIn, Twitter and other social media, you want an image that will portray you and your brand in the best possible way. Of course there are millions of different styles of headshots. However, from the assignments that we have been commissioned for, the style tends to fall into a three distinct categories. Environmental, Abstract and Solid colour.

Environmental Headshots

Montage of environmental business headshots

 

Environmental headshots are becoming increasingly popular. Their fresh and modern feel is very welcoming in an age where our profiles appear throughout the web and printed media. Where your profile image is often the first impression a new contact has of you, environmental headshots have a very approachable feel.

Environmental business portraits are captured without the use of a studio background. We typically use your building, outside space or a key landmark to get fresh and vibrant headshots that convey your personality or corporate brand.  Whatever purpose you have for the images they have a natural and warm look and great impact. Environmental headshots can be for individuals or for teams and we come to a location thats convenient for you.

Working within your timeframe, we can capture a range of looks without moving very far and you can change outfits as much as you like if time allows. After our session, the images are placed on a gallery and the chosen images are edited and delivered by download very quickly.

Solid Background / Studio Headshots

 

Montage of business headshots with white, grey and natural background

With a clean background, studio look headshots are a versatile way of presenting yourself and your company. Whether the images are on your website, LinkedIn, Twitter or company documents, they provide a unified image across your company. For team or volume shoots, we bring the studio to you. This is a non intrusive set up that needs no more than a small meeting room size. For individuals, we have a number of options for the location of your shoot.

White is our most popular colour for studio look headshots. However we also shoot on black and grey or even your corporate colours if you like. With a unified look, studio headshots are great for businesses with a large number of staff or multiple locations who want to maintain the branding throughout all the team members images.

Abstract Background Business Headshots

Thankfully, abstract refers to the backgrounds that we use and not the style of headshots! We have a large variety of backgrounds that we can use for your headshots. Typically with warm tones, these business portraits a great portrait look with flattering lighting. We choose our abstract background incredibly carefully to give you a choice that will suit your brand and personality. Simple to erect in any location, abstract backgrounds like solid studio looks have the ability to be replicated throughout different locations and different times.This makes them great for companies with multiple offices or who want a consistent look for all new starters to the business.

Montage of Corporate Headshots with different abstract backgrounds

Whatever your style and personality, we work with you to create impactful business headshots that will represent you and your brand throughout web and print media. Working within your timeframe, we capture a range of images and you can change outfits as much as you like if time allows. After our session, the images are placed on a gallery and your chosen images are edited and delivered by download very quickly.

Whether you are looking for a fresh and unique look to your headshots or to match your current style, we can help you to create impactful business portraits. Call in London on 020 7523 5325 or Bristol on 01275 568 669 to discuss your corporate photography requirements.

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Headshot Photographers

'Fast, professional and really knows how to put nervous people at ease! I couldn't be happier with my shots or the service provided. I can't recommend Lumosia highly enough!' 

Kate Lloyd - Marketing Consultant

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We are always more than happy to have a chat about any professional headshots requirements you may have. So whether you would like a bespoke quotation, are unsure which service is best for you or what to wear for a headshot it would be great to hear from you. You can fill in the below form or call us on (Bristol) 01275 568996 or London 020 7523 5325 

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Our Offices

As well as photographing at client's offices across the UK, we have regional offices in Bristol and London where we photograph if your office isn't suitable. Please note, we are there by appointment only as we are frequently at clients' offices.

London Office

Lumosia Headshots Photography

Silverstream House

45 Fitzroy Street

London

W1T 6EB

Telephone: 020 7523 5325

Bristol Office

Lumosia Headshots Photography

1 Friary

Temple Quay

Bristol

BS1 6EA

Telephone: 01275 568669