Headshot for Web Designers

An impromptu headshot setup – Usually when I do a headshot session or commercial shoot, I plan well in advance the location, lighting, motivation and tone of the photo.  Sometimes however a photo shoot is a bit more impromptu.  Golf Web Design (local web company that builds web sites for golf courses and golf pros, around […]

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Realtors – Tips for great headshots

By Forrest Briggs Tips for creating memorable realtor headshots: Every realtor wants to increase the number of qualified leads and ultimately their number of closings.  The question becomes where do we allocate our time and resources in order to accomplish this.  Perhaps the most affordable way to make a memorable impression on our target market […]

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Headshots for Greenville Realtors!

By Forrest Briggs Here’s why realtors need professional headshots (and how to create them) The overwhelming majority of homebuyers (upwards of 80%) begin their housing search online.   Additionally, they are bombarded by agents daily, whether through agent networking, realtor websites and emails, open houses, marketing materials, etc.  In an industry as competitive as the […]

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What to expect during a headshot session

Your headshot session might take only a few minutes: Your business headshot can be photographed in a matter of minutes (don’t believe me…click here).  Typically the photographer creates and tests the appropriate lighting conditions prior to the client’s arrival.  Furthermore, s/he knows what poses to evoke based on the client’s body type, personality, job, what […]

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Six Tips for Choosing the Right Aerial Photographer

Aerial photography vs other types of photography Choosing the right aerial photographer is similar to selecting the right commercial, product, or headshot photographer.  Having said that, and as I mentioned in an earlier post, aerial photography is a completely different beast than traditional photography.  Here’s why – Consider how good (or poor) a photographer’s skills are, then ask […]

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Headshots for Medical Doctors and Nurses

Why do hospitals need quality headshots of their medical doctors and nurses? Oftentimes the first impression your hospital makes on its patients is via its website.  When searching for a doctor, patients oftentimes browse a hospital’s website to ensure that the doctor will be a good fit.  In addition to learning about the doctor’s accolades […]

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Greenville Aerial Photography

In Greenville, one of the reasons I love aerial photography is that it takes me back to the days when air travel was sort of… pleasurable.  I can still remember as a kid walking all the way to the gate unencumbered by multiple checkpoints, friskings, body scanners, endless lines, and the ‘tude of the TSA employees. […]

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How to Photograph Headshots for Busy Hospital Medical Doctors

Healthcare photography – Medical doctor headshots and photography for hospitals and medical equipment. Contact Forrest Briggs Photography | 828-756-0888 Recently when I was hired to photograph some headshots for a team of medical doctors at Emory University Hospital’s Pediatrics and Hematology department, I knew that I’d be working under a lot of constraints (time and […]

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Natural Light Portrait Photography

Natural light isn’t my favorite light source to use when photographing portraits.  Left unmodified, it can produce extremely harsh, distracting shadows and searing hotspots.  Even on overcast days, there is a tendency for it to create a ‘raccoon eyes’ effect in the subject’s eye sockets.  Having said that, when properly directed and diffused, the shadow […]

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