Here are five tips to get the perfect LinkedIn profile photo captured in London.
Our first tip on how to get a perfect LinkedIn profile photo captured in London is to allocate a budget a resource a professional corporate portrait photographer. Have a look at their websites and select the style that you like. At this point, do not be looking at costs and locations. Just find the portrait photographer that you like. Then you can get in contact with the photographer and ask about costs and locations. You will have a budget in mind, but please don’t discount the photographer you like just because they are a couple of quid over your budget. Your LinkedIn profile photo is incredibly important to your business image, and spending a few extra pounds to get it right will pay off in the end. Make sure you chat with your chosen LinkedIn profile photographer and show them the sample headshots that you liked and discuss that you want a wide selection of photos taken so you have a good selection to choose from.
Our second tip on how to get the perfect LinkedIn profile photo is to get the correct attire. The right wardrobe for you depends on which business sector you work in. Legal or financial you need to be wearing traditional business attire. You are dealing with clients legal and financial matters and you need to appear reliable and trustworthy in your LinkedIn profile photo. If you work in management, then again, you should default to traditional business clothing, but this also will depend on what your company’s dress codes are and, more importantly, what your clients expect to see you wearing at meetings or events.
The third tip on how to get the perfect LinkedIn profile photo is to have the correct expression. This relates to the second tip here as, again, if you work in legal or financial sectors, you need to appear serious about your business. So you should not be smiling and grinning. You need to appear professional and confident. If you work in marketing or social media, you can smile and appear approachable and friendly.
Our fourth tip on how to get the Perfect LinkedIn profile photo is to be careful about what you have in the background. The most popular is a white studio background. But if you want to stand out, choose a different background. We offer different background colours, or we can photograph you with an office background so you look like you are hard at work. Another option is a London cityscape background that identifies you as a professional working in the City.
Our fifth tip on how to get the Perfect LinkedIn profile photo is to make sure you ask the photographer if they have professional studio lighting. Decent lighting can soften harsh shadows and create, and this will flatter your features, and it will show you have spent time and energy to get the Perfect LinkedIn profile photo.