Do you remember glamour shots? It was all the rage in the early 1990’s to get all gussied up, go to the mall, and have a photographer take photos of you in lots of marabou, makeup and big hair. Back then taking a glamour shot was just a fun thing to do, but these days having a good portrait isn’t just vanity, it’s a necessity. If you’re on the web you need a profile picture for Twitter, Facebook and Linkedin, to name just a few popular social media sites. Any online group you sign up for will require a screen name, password and a profile photo. I’m often surprised by how many people don’t have a good image to use along with their name. Believe me, people notice if you still have an “egg” icon on Twitter or “mystery man” on Linkedin. If you don’t have have a great looking profile picture now is the time to get one.
Here are my new portrait shots. I hope they give you some profile picture ideas so you’re inspired to get out and take some photos too. Continue Reading →