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 usually browse a hospital 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 | 864-336-3554 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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Professional Portraits – The five minute portrait?

Five Minute Professional Portraits Quality professional portraits / portraits can be photographed in as little as five minutes.   Difficult to believe?  Well consider the following:  When Charlotte-based photographer/ film-maker Kent Smith photographed President Obama (click here to view Kent’s blog and website) at Pinehurst, its unlikely that the President had time to stand idle while […]

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Business Headshots – Lighting Considerations

Business Headshot Lighting Be wary of business headshot photographers (or any portrait photographers) who promote themselves as “natural light photographers”.  This sometimes translate into “I don’t know how to correctly use flash”.  There is nothing wrong with natural light portraits if coupled with studio lights and / or some type of modifier.  However using the […]

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Commercial photography – Why Hire a Professional?

Commercial Photography in Greenville SC Commercial photography can be used for billboards, websites, annual reports, trade show banners, brochures, magazine and online advertisements.  You take pride in your business and will invest hundreds if not several thousands of dollars to use those vehicles to advertise your business.  Doesn’t it make sense to use personalized, compelling […]

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Types of Professional Headshots

Types of Professional Headshots There are various types of professional business headshots. Examples include business portraits, corporate headshots, executive headshots, ERAS photos, acting headshots, etc).  Your headshot session can  be reduced to two basic types: studio and on location.  The former is great for simple photos with a fairly consistent and traditional look.  Sometimes, however, studio executive […]

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Do I Need a Professional Business Headshot?

Reasons for a Professional Business Headshot A professional business headshot (aka executive portrait) is your first opportunity to impress your prospective clients.  These potential customers in Greenville, SC want to do business with someone who looks trustworthy, competent and easy to approach.  Think of it this way:  are you more apt to work with a realtor […]

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