Headshot styles or Corporate portraits can range a broad spectrum, whether we are talking about actors/musicians/artists, vs. executives, vs real estate agents, or authors. They have different purposes to them, and no one formula applies to all. But in general, it’s the first impression for the subject’s target audience. Does this person look trustworthy, does this person look reliable, does this person look professional, etc. During a research web browsing, I came upon a page of finalists for an international business award, and was surprised at the varying degrees of ‘professional headshots’ to snap pictures. It’s amazing how much one can visually base professionalism on appearance alone.
The following design company being a group of consultants that provide visual solutions to marketing problems, the gang wanted to look their visual best. The direction on this set was to show the fun side of the company without being silly.
Then, the fun began… just for fun.