A corporate portrait in London from a series that extends a great brand campaign into the office and uses key Staff as subjects.This ongoing practice engages the staff and helps re-enforces the Brand to the end clients. Win win.
Portraits and headshots maybe required of key staff but also the websites will require lifestyle images that are not the standard stock shots, but are the real people in a real office environment that clients can relate too, meeting the member of staff certainly helps provide an assurance that the website and communication is authentic.
Tradeweb .City of London.
recruitment personal, using the office as a background and speacilist lighting it is possible to move quickly and deliver many headshots for the cliennt,
sometimes its best to just allow a meeting to continue and let the participants to engage with the meeting so I can capture a corporate portrait that looks totally natural and the subjects are at ease .
Portraits for Corporate are not always stuffy
Marsh & Parsons - extending the brand communication to include Key Staff used for in Office display.
Black & White portraits for corporate communication
Corporate Portraits don't have to be straight and stuffy. People's personality can be a very positive image.
Now one of the major icons ,this photograph of the Shard shows how it dominates the landscape .South of the Thames it still features as one of the dominant structures and represents the new vibrant cyber industries that are now a part of the global business run from London
Shooting on location in the City of London, many images of the City of London are emplyed to repreent the finacial indusrty, a more subtle way than many stock images of currencies and graph charts.
Framing the subject with a door or window may change the balance of the environmental portrait, it helps the reader concentrate on the subject and establish the location as part of the communication. This phoo was taken at the logistics company offices located near London Gatwick.
For annual reports and websites a more reportage approach is required and using a varity of techniques the client shall be provided with a large image bank that shall be employed acrosss media for a realistic period of time.
Working with businesses across multiple sectors ranging from Trading in the City of London to providing headshots for legal firms across the UK.
Corporate and industrial photography often requires patience so that you capture that moment when someone is not looking at the camera but engaged with the job in hand.
The photography of the finance business requires detail but not too much, using select focus can communicate without giving details away, useful for secure data.
Case study photography. This was an editorial with the need to use the image across a dps (double page spread) with copy on background, searching for the location to work may require a setting up time that is only apprciated after the shoot is delivered.
In colour the subject can sometimes be taken to be less professional ?The treatment of an image is important to communicate the brand and industry, A single headshot in a corporate communication can be a way to position your company.The location can be in the City of London or Coventry.
Avoiding white background can enhance the subject, background is an important part of headshot photography, it should enhance the image but not dominate, however if it is in colour the colour can be part of the communication to the reader,The brand maybe unified and the message to the reader may be an issue in international markets.
The third sector requires images of staff to commuicate to the audience, often stakeholders require images of the people to ensure the charity is seen as human and real.London EC2
Portraits in office enviroments are often more successful in larger spaces, a luxuary
City of London the financial heartland with the Bank of England that is a backdrop for so many TV news items.
From my Movers and Shakers project, but still an example of corporate portrait, but certainly not a headshot.
Movers & Shakers project