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Are you CEO of your personal brand?

All of us need to understand the importance of branding. We are CEOs of our own companies: Me Inc. To be in business today, our most important job is to be head marketer for the brand called You.
— Tom Peters in Fast Company
 Fun Fact: When we ask prospective clients to give us headshot and personal branding samples that they like in our  Studio B Headshots portfolio , Chief Client Officer and resident “Storytelling Ninja” for  WE Worldwide, Dawn Beauparlant  is at the top of the inspiration list. Her contemporary personal brand communicates confidence, leadership, and warmth.

Fun Fact: When we ask prospective clients to give us headshot and personal branding samples that they like in our Studio B Headshots portfolio, Chief Client Officer and resident “Storytelling Ninja” for WE Worldwide, Dawn Beauparlant is at the top of the inspiration list. Her contemporary personal brand communicates confidence, leadership, and warmth.

It’s no secret that as your career grows and changes, professional images that speak to your expertise and deliver your intended message have never been more important. Whether you are launching or leveling up, your digital handshake in the business world sets the tone for what people can expect from you.

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THINGS TO CONSIDER: What are your core values, skills and objectives with your personal brand? How do you want to be perceived by your ideal client or employer? Thinking about these questions will help you properly prepare and allow you to communicate your vision as head marketer of YOU.

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Ready for a refresh?

Love From Our Clients | Corporate Headshots with Philips

Just when we thought we couldn’t love the team at Philips Healthcare any more…they write us the sweetest five-star rave review on Yelp!

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Five Star Review from Leigh at Philips Healthcare

I know we will forever be a fan of the Philips team! Talk about adding a bit of wow-factor to their brand identity…bringing us on location to photograph their team personalized their portrait session by featuring their business space.

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Ready to take your marketing to the next level?

Let your corporate headshots speak to your personal brand identity!


Love From Our Clients | Professional Headshots with Studio B Portraits

It absolutely warms our hearts to hear that people look at their headshots and know they are beautiful! Thank you to Amber for this five-star Yelp review! The pleasure was ours…seriously! Time with this gal was the best way to start our day!

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Professional headshot | pc: StudioBportraits.com

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Ready for YOUR headshot refresh?

Whether you are looking for a career change or simply to elevate your professional image, let us make you a headshot that is as strong and confident as you are!

The Business of People...Your People

Anyone that has started their own business learns very quickly that no matter what they sell or what service they provide… they are actually in the “people” business. And let’s be honest, the most important people to focus on when you are aiming for excellence is your own employees. You take care of them, and they take care of… well, everything..including your awesome clients! From being featured on your website, business cards, publications, and countless other ways, images of your team are important for speaking to your professional brand and the values of your company.

  Sean Strother is a board certified dermatologist who has been practicing medical dermatology in the Seattle area since 2001, and it is our privilege to work with his team at    Strother Dermatology    in Kirkland  | pc:  StudioBportraits.com

Sean Strother is a board certified dermatologist who has been practicing medical dermatology in the Seattle area since 2001, and it is our privilege to work with his team at Strother Dermatology in Kirkland | pc: StudioBportraits.com

  After working with the fabulous Strother Dermatology team, we are confident that part of their hiring criteria is that you must be incredibly kind and oh-so-personable. Everyone is just beyond lovely. And did we mention photogenic? ;)

After working with the fabulous Strother Dermatology team, we are confident that part of their hiring criteria is that you must be incredibly kind and oh-so-personable. Everyone is just beyond lovely. And did we mention photogenic? ;)

It has been awesome to see Strother Dermatology continue to grow as a business as time goes on! As fabulous new members join their team, we consider it our joy to welcome them on board with a headshot that matches their coworkers and stays true to the visual identity of the company.

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Ready to get started?

Whether in studio or on location, let’s take your brand to the next level!


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Want to know the secret to adding a bit of WOW-factor to your corporate marketing strategy?

Here's our #1 secret to adding a dose of WOW-factor to your corporate marketing strategy: keep your imagery curated to your personal branding with an on-location corporate session for your team!

We recently had the privilege of working with Philips in Bothell, and their team of professionals knows that staying at the top of the game means having marketing materials that are as cutting edge as the services they provide!

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Nothing will make your team's headshots stand out from the crowd quite like imagery that reflects not only their individual personalities but also the uniqueness of your workspace.  Don't take our word for it - keep scrolling to check out these contemporary headshots of the Philips team! 

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Another perk of bring our Studio B team into your workspace is that we are able to offer both Corporate Headshots Sessions as well as more extensive Portfolio Sessions when your business executives are in need of variety within their imagery.  Our Portfolio Session allows for multiple outfits and a combination of portraiture and lifestyle photos, which are popularly used in business campaigns. 

  Pro tip: lifestyle shots also bonus as personalized stock photography for your marketing usage!

Pro tip: lifestyle shots also bonus as personalized stock photography for your marketing usage!


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Are you ready to take your corporate imagery to the next level?  Contact us for more information!

Two things to ask yourself to make a killer first impression

Have you ever played the "First Impressions Game"?  You know, the one where you get to proudly say your intuition was spot on or where you have to sheepishly admit you were wrong about someone.  (It's okay, you can admit you've been the person in the second category - no judgment zone! hehe)

In today's internet saturated world, it is likely that your first impression happens when someone visits your LinkedIn profile, checks out your Facebook page, finds you on Match or just enthusiastically swipes right, which makes the power of your professional headshot even more important than ever.

Keep reading for TWO THINGS TO ASK YOURSELF when preparing for your Portfolio Session that will help you make a killer first impression, land your dream job, and have your friends rave about your new profile picture on social media (all in a day's work).

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No. 01 = "What do I want my audience to know about me from my portrait?"  This is one of the first questions we will ask you when you come into the Studio.  It dives into the realm of who are you and what do you want others to believe about you.  Answering this not only gives you a direction for the photo session, but it also allows us to create portrait sets that reflect your goal.  For example, Branden was going for the Dos Equis look for his portfolio session - intriguing and approachable.  He definitely nailed the "most interesting man in the world" vibe!

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No. 02 = Someone witty and wise once said to "dress how you want to be addressed."  Thinking about this immediately after question #1 lets you line up your wardrobe with your goals for your portrait session.  We love the way Branden brought two variations of suits and rocked them with confidence.  (Also shout out to a good custom tailored suit piece!)  Another good move on Branden's part was to incorporate a casual look in addition to his professional attire; this showcased his more everyday, lifestyle side of who he is, which simply gave him more variety in imagery.

 Photo Credit: Studio B Portraits  A casual "best version of you" is a great option for Facebook profiles, online dating and of course  Instagram !

Photo Credit: Studio B Portraits

A casual "best version of you" is a great option for Facebook profiles, online dating and of course Instagram!

Interaction often begins long before we get to shake hands in real life, and so the value of having professional yet personable portraits of yourself cannot be underestimated!


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Glamorous Portfolio Session for the Miss Washington USA Pageant

What do you call that irresistible quality that's a mixture of fearlessness and grace?  Whatever it is, Layla is one of those people who radiates it inside and out! This gorgeous gal is competing in the upcoming Miss Washington USA pageant, and for us, her session was nothing short of a photo experience with a real life Princess Jasmine.

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Pageant photography has come a long way and Layla made a strong statement in contemporary black & white colors and a nod to lux with her chandelier earrings during her Portfolio Session here at the studio.  The dynamic simplicity of her wardrobe allows all of our attention to be captured by her million dollar smile.

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Best of luck to you, Layla!  We will be cheering you on and following your journey!

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To see more all time favorite glam moments here at the Studio, check out our Portfolio Session with National American Miss Washington Teen!

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Corporate Portrait Session with Fjuri | Pioneer Square, Seattle

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Our cutting-edge corporate clients know the value of having contemporary imagery that matches their unique business branding.  We recently had the opportunity to work with Fjuri - a marketing consulting firm based in Pioneer Square in the heart of downtown Seattle.  It is such a privilege to work with people who value their employees' and customers' experience so highly; it truly translates to every interaction they have!

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Having your professional corporate portraits taken on location in your office space is a fabulous way to capture the spirit of your business and create relevant images to be used for your website, blog, and other marketing endeavors.  We just love the personal touch that comes from shooting in your work environment!

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The other awesome perk of corporate photography for our Studio B Team is meeting amazing professionals at the top of their game.  We were fortunate enough to have time with Human Resources pro Tammy Perkins and bend her ear about personal branding that we can share with you!

"As someone working in marketing and with industry professionals, I can say that your brand is who you are and what people think about you when you walk out of the room.  Present yourself in a way where you don’t appear to be a staged house!  I often see people put together their LinkedIn profiles, and I meet them in person and they are completely different.  What I would tell people is to be absolutely, 100% yourself.  Through photography, there are different ways to represent yourself in a way that is authentic.  Present yourself in away that shows your passion, your curiosity, and that’s when you’ll shine. "

- Tammy, Chief People Officer for Fjuri

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Whether you're looking for formal, business casual, or lifestyle images, take a look at our headshot portfolio to be inspired!

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Love from our clients | Jenny raves about Professional Headshots

As if we weren't already charmed by Jenny when she came into the Studio to refresh her professional headshot, she wrote us the sweetest 5-Star Rave Review on Yelp!

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To be inspired as you prepare for your session, visit our gallery of headshot favorites!

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How to get amazing headshots and personal branding images even when you are NOT photogenic.

Let me guess "you are not photogenic and you hate having your picture taken?" As a professional photographer, this is brand new information and I for one am shocked.  (Kidding of course. we hear this on the daily at my studio and it is with great confidence that I can tell you -- it truly does not matter because frankly, that's my job not yours. That being said, there is ONE thing that matters a lot and if you want to get amazing headshots and nail your personal branding for LinkedIn, social media and heck... even online dating - you've got to be able to answer the following question...

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What does your business headshot say about you?

What do you want people to think when they see your photo?

Yep, there literally is just one game-changing question that I need you to address honestly and thoughtfully before we begin.  "Who do you want to be in this photo?" In other words, what do you want people to think about you when they see your headshot and branding photography? Are you in sales and need to be friendly and engaging? Are you an experienced pro that desires to look contemporary or an upstart that needs to look more seasoned? (You get where I'm going with this, right?)  It's important to understand that this is about creating your desired first impression - that split-second impact that a great image creates in the viewers mind.  Answering this question authentically will then give your photography team everything we need to get you picture-perfect.

For Headshot inspiration, here's a quick link to our Business Portfolio and if you'd like more tips, tricks and articles about preparing for your Headshot or Personal Branding shoot, click here.