What is a brand photoshoot?

 A brand photoshoot is a professional photography session scheduled to capture custom photos of you and any objects associated with your brand. These photos are for use on your website, social media, and other marketing materials.

Why you should invest in one?

High quality brand photos give your business a polished, elevated image.

Brand photos can help you make a fabulous first impression.

How can you prepare to get the best results?

When having your photos taken, there are a few things you could do that can make a huge difference. 

The Face
Makeup: Colair Beauty

Don’t Pick. 

A pimple is very easy to cover with makeup, but scabs, wounds and flaky patches are more tricky.

Get a Facial. 

Be sure to do your facial at least a few days before your shoot. Since facials tend to cause redness, a few days usually allows enough time to heal. 

I recommend a facial and dermaplaning or the ‘red carpet’ facial.

Wax Eyebrows. 

If you decide to have your eyebrows waxed or threaded, be sure to schedule the appointment for at least a few days before your photoshoot.

Makeup.  

The camera never captures makeup and color in quite as much vibrancy as is visible in real life. Therefore, it is very important that you apply more makeup for photoshoots than you would. Even if you want a subtle makeup look in your photos, you still need to really exaggerate the makeup you’re applying, because it will not show up as strong through the camera. 

I recommend hiring a professional makeup artist for a professional photoshoot.

The Hair
Blow Dry: Colair Beauty

Touch Up. 

If you dye your hair, touching up your regrowth three days before your photoshoot is ideal.

Style. 

Whether you’re doing your own hair or having it done, I recommend not going crazy with a new ‘do, intricate updo, or something totally not your normal style. 

I recommend getting your hair done at the salon the day of the session.

The Outfit
Dress: Cadence and Kinley Necklace: Modern Mood
Necklace, Ring and Earrings: Modern Mood
Necklace: Modern Mood

Colors & Patterns. 

Try to choose solid colors for your photo session, but if you decide to use prints try to keep them simple otherwise they will be distracting. 

Keep your brand colors in mind when choosing your wardrobe. Don’t wear colors that are completely off brand for you because they may end up clashing with the other visual elements of your branding.

Perfect fit. 

Any clothing you choose should be properly fitted, and complement your figure. Likewise, avoid wearing anything that’s either very loose and slouchy or skin tight and uncomfortable.

Think how the clothes is going to fit in with the location of the session or the poses you want to capture during the session.

Accessories.

Select jewelry and accessories that complement your outfit.

Stains and wrinkles. 

Check for stains and iron clothes. It is difficult to photoshop every single photo to  get rid of stains or wrinkles.

Other Tips:
Location: Thrive Coworking

Props.

Bring some props, it gives you something to do with your hands and encourages interactive, dynamic images.

It can also help illustrate what and how you work in your business.

Distractions.

Locations should not be the main subject, do not let the location overpower your scene. 

Light.

Choose a location with lots of natural light. 

Business we love:

Colair Beauty Lounge & Med Spa in Gilbert AZ, is a high-end, client focused hair salon and medical spa located in Gilbert AZ. Their priority is ensuring that their clientele have a positive and rewarding hair, salon, spa, massage, teeth whitening and med spa experience.

Mention Simplybossbabe for a discount.

Cadence + Kinley Boutique offers women’s clothing, shoes, and accessories for all sizes and body types by curating on-trend, limited-release collections and stocking your new favorite wardrobe staples delivered to your front door. We are a virtual destination for women who are #FreeToBeFierce — confident, run-the-world type ladies who desire high quality, versatile clothing they can wear from workplace to weekend.

Discount Code: SIMPLYBOSSBABE for 15% off.

Modern Mood Jewelry is an online based retail store that specializes in simple, modern everyday fine and fashion jewelry. What sets them apart from other online stores is that they feature up and coming designers and artists that do not have a local presence.

 Discount Code: SAGUARO15 for 15% off.