As a photographer and a social media coach I am often asked what makes a good profile picture for business social media. So here goes this is what I would advise everyone.
Which leads me nicely onto another don't.
This is about YOU, showing YOU in your best light
People want to see what YOU look like NOW,
They want an open, friendly face so...
LOOK STRAIGHT into the camera lens.
That way you are making eye-contact with people looking at your profile shot.
Don't use a grumpy or angry looking shot.
I've seen all these, I kid you not.
ask some trusted friends if the one you choose fits the criteria.
Remember trusted. Ask people who will be honest with you. If it's not OK they
will tell you.
Here's a handy infographic, share it with your friends and colleagues (unless you don't like them!)
Found photographing in rain or shine for magazines and the like.
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