Give your online profile or resume an upgrade with a professional business portrait. Are you an entrepreneur, self-employed or do you work within an organisation? If so, you are most likely familiar with the power of online platforms such as LinkedIn and Twitter to build business networks. You only have one chance at making a first impression, make sure it’s a good one with a professional profile photo.
Excellent lighting, the correct lens and natural retouching are just some of the factors that come together to create a standout business portrait. Having a relaxed atmosphere during the shoot is crucial to success, from styling through to retouching, we take care of the whole process. The outcome is a portrait that is uniquely you, exactly how you want to present yourself to the world.
You do not need any professional photo shoot experience to get a good picture. We are there throughout the whole process with all the advice and guidance you need. We believe that a relaxed atmosphere is just as important as technique. Below you can find a brief outline of what you can expect during a shoot:
Before we get started, we would like to hear more about your requirements. Why do you need a profile photo or business portrait? Where will you be using your image? How would you describe yourself as a person? What image do you want to radiate? By understanding your needs, we can work toward an image that best represents you.
A portrait photoshoot is your opportunity to create what will become part of your digital identity. A key consideration is choosing the most appropriate clothing. So that we have multiple options to choose from, make sure you bring along an extra blouse, shirt, tie or jacket. We can, of course, provide you with styling advice. On request Ester can provide a full makeup and hair service, this can be booked in addition to your shoot.
We aim to provide a relaxed and unconstrained atmosphere. With us, you can simply be yourself, no uncomfortable or unnatural poses necessary. During the shoot, you are able to view your images directly, helping not only to make adjustments in realtime but allowing you to get a good impression of what the end result will look like.
During the retouching process, we remove small unevenness found in your skin, reduce under-eye bags if present, and pay attention to skin tone. Of course, we make sure a natural white balance and excellent contrast are achieved. The photos are delivered to you digitally in both high and low resolution, including a version suitable for LinkedIn.
We offer you the full package to create a representative business portrait or profile photo. From professional photography and high- quality post-processing to makeup and styling, thanks to our years of experience, we are experts in the field of portrait photography. For us, a successful shoot means that everyone feels at ease; we provide personal attention and a relaxed atmosphere. We work for various multinationals, law firms and IT companies. We are a strong team that complement each other well.
Jeroen Rommen, photographer – I am a specialist in the field of fashion portrait photography. Throughout my work, I meet all sorts of people, and I find that making clients comfortable to be an essential part of my job. I find that when a client is relaxed, I can capture the most natural image. Something I take great pleasure in is seeing is my client’s self-confidence grow. Another expertise of mine is image editing. I pay a lot of attention to the right colours, white balance and contrast so that your portrait is as natural as possible.
Ester Bravenboer, make-up artist – Whether it be a contemporary fashion shoot or a casual party at a friends house, as a professional make-up artist and stylist, I have a wide range of experience. I provide an attentive approach combined with a good dose of enthusiasm, and I believe I can find the most photogenic side of anyone.