Tips for getting great headshots and using them in your business.

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15 Body Language Blunders you should know.

Forbes Magazine recently published a list of 15 Body Language Blunders You Should Know. Here are 15 body language blunders you should know: (To view the other ten no-no’s from Forbes click right here. ) Slouching is a sign of disrespect. Exaggerated gestures can imply that you’re stretching the truth. Watching the clock while talking to someone is a clear sign…

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St. John’s

St. John’s is finally here. I’m pretty happy to announce that our headshot studio in St. John’s Newfoundland is fully up and running.  Newfoundland holds a special place in my heart.  I’m from Corner Brook originally plus St. John’s is at the very Eastern part of Canada.  It makes if you’re going to have head shot studios…


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How to become a Superstar

How to become a superstar. I got an email today, one of those that you sign up to receive, from Sandy Gallagher from the Proctor Gallagher Institute.  That’s Bob Proctor’s business partner and President of the PG Institute.  I love almost everything that comes out of that website.  Bob Proctor will be well known from…


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Does a great Headshot really matter?

Does a great headshot really matter? Sometimes people ask me does a great HEADshot really matter that much?  I say Hell Yeah! Gayle has a resume writing business.  She gets most of her clients from referral and on-line.  In personal branding on-line there is a sub-conscious ‘split second’ where someone decides whether they ‘like’ you or not.  Not whether…


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Today everyone is a brand

One of my favourite marketing minds is Terry O’Reilly of CBC’s Under the Influence.  A recent episode was called Selling Yourself: The Art of Personal Branding. I’ve reached out to Terry and have his permission to paraphrase some of his points from this episode. These days, everyone is a brand. You are unique, you have a…


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How to get a great HEADshot!

Most people don’t like having their picture taken. Even when it is for your website, Linkedin profile or personal branding, most people start out thinking the process of having their photo taken professionally won’t be fun.  I can’t tell you how many times I have heard,  “I’m not photogenic, I don’t look good in pictures,…


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I hate having my picture taken

I can’t tell you how many times as a headshot photographer I hear people say “I hate having my picture taken”. Everyone says that. I think what they really mean is that they hate how a bad photo of them looks. Who wouldn’t? My job at is to make sure that you’re comfortable and relaxed…