Presenters need photographs which communicate the content and quality of their programs. Megan Hunter wanted a headshot (shown on home page) and another of her speaking for a new web site. This image was made in an empty conference room and a slide from her presentation was added to the screen with Photoshop.
Many small businesses don’t yet have good looking offices, so it can be a challenge to look as professional as they are. One option is to find or rent a space, such as the one above for consultant David Ryder. By the way, when several different images are made at the same time, it’s good to change outfits so it’s not obvious that they were.
Peter Shelbo, co-founder of TourWest America, wanted to show off the comfortable interior of one of the tour company’s newest buses. We moved the bus to a tree-lined street near the terminal to get an attractive view out of the widow. It was also a great location to photograph Peter with the bus.
Construction superintendent arrives at dawn at the remodeling project of a Scottsdale shopping center. Images like these introduce potential customers to members of your team so they can be familiar faces when introduced during a sales presentation or on the job.
Environmental portraits, like this one of a lead truck mechanic and many of the others on this page, show the person in context of what they do or where they work. These can give your clients a deeper appreciation of how your business can help them than they would get from a classic portrait.
The classic portrait remains a staple of business photographs. Commonly used on “About Us” web pages, these images work for public relations releases, social networking avatars, presentation announcements, printed brochures, etc. They are a familiar look appropriate anywhere. I set up in your location to photograph your team with minimal impact on their schedules.
Whether you're the craftsman and business owner, or employ several craftsmen, images of them at work show the skills that drive your business. Gil Quintanilla, ceramic artist working in Phoenix, sometimes use his own face as a model for his sculptures. The ultimate selfie?