Branding Photos In Studio

Small Business Branding Photography In Studio – just 20 minutes!

Happening at The Annex in the Vibe District of Virginia Beach

People buy from people, so give them what they want – YOU!

YOU are the big kahuna

YOU are the secret sauce.

YOU make the difference!

Professional headshots don’t need to be Intimidating

They should showcase your personality, your process and what sets you apart – YOU! See a theme here?

Branding photos should be all over your marketing materials, both digital and print including but not limited to:

  • Email Signature
  • Your Newsletters
  • Newsletter Sign up form
  • Blog posts
  • Website (allll over it!)
  • Google My Business page
  • LinkdIn
  • Website pop ups
  • Freebie downloads
  • Instagram grid
  • Business Cards
  • Sales Page
  • Facebook Ads
  • Landing pages

Your face should be on your website, socials and your email signature! No one should guess what you look like.

Did that make you cringe?! You’re not alone!

Even as a photographer, I wasn’t convinced. People just needed to see my work until one IG trend convinced me.

My #top9 of 2020 did not have even ONE of my client images on it. Not. One.

  • 8 were of just me or me and my family!
  • The 9th was of my husband – I took it, but it wasn’t paid work, not my niche at all!

How to prep for branding photography

Successful branding photos communicate your messages and value visually and on brand. A good photographer is going to help you prep, but its not a guarantee!

  • Know your brand colors – consider wearing them!
  • Have a location that fits your vibe – Are you urban and dark? light and airy? Farmhouse? Modern? Industrial? Bright and vibrant?
  • Props! Y’all need more than a computer and a mug. Copy writer Megan Hogan kills this! She’s also in Virginia Beach but works globally! Hire her!
  • Shot List – How are you using these? Hero image on your website? Showing your products or service process? Know what you need before shoot day
  • Orientation – Along with where they’ll go, you need to know what orientation – square, horizontal, vertical? Something too vertical/horizontal can’t be cropped for you Instagram grid.

Headshot & Branding Mini Sessions

All this sound like too much? I’m here for you! Start small with a 20 minute mini session at a super neutral location, with a presession consult with me to make sure we get you useful images that are on brand.

Happening Tuesday, February 22 from 12-3p

The Annex Collaborative Studio in the Vibe District of Virginia Beach

Includes:

  • 20 minutes of shoot time
  • Pre-sesh consult (scheduled in the booking confirmation email)
  • Wardrobe help
  • 5 Sets to choose from
  • 3 Digital files of your choice in both high res for print and web-size (two files of each)
  • Options to upgrade after you see them

Ready to do this?!

5 Studio Set Ups

We’re working in studio – that means no cold and no weather to contend with! It also gives us options!

  1. Homey chair w/ side stable
  2. Brown Leather sofa w/ loft vibe
  3. Natural work table
  4. All white back drop
  5. Coffe/tea bar

Its a lot for just 20 minutes, so pick your top three and the rest will be icing on the cake!

Questions??

Don’t hesitate to email me! alison@alisonbellphotographer.com

in studio personal branding mini sessions in virginia beach at the annex collaborative studio

I find joy in chaos. The louder, the better! I'm a USMC spouse, South Carolina native, recovering homeschool mama of a 4 boy circus. They've taught me the most important facet of family photography: KEEP IT FUN!

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