Do I Need a Headshot in 2023? The Ongoing Importance of Professional Images
Introduction In today’s fast-paced digital age, a strong online presence is more critical than ever. The question arises, “Do I need a headshot in 2023?” The short answer is yes. A professional headshot is an essential tool for personal branding, career advancement, and online networking. In this blog post, we’ll explore the importance of having […]
The Perfect Headshot: Key Ingredients for a Standout Professional Image
Introduction A headshot is more than just a photograph; it’s a representation of your personal brand and a crucial element in making a great first impression. But what exactly makes a headshot stand out from the rest? In this blog post, we’ll explore the essential components that contribute to the perfect headshot. The eyes are […]
Headshot Photography Prices in the UK: What to Expect and Factors to Consider
Introduction Headshot photography is an essential aspect of modern professional life, as it helps create a strong personal brand, whether you’re an actor, entrepreneur, or job-seeker. With countless photographers offering headshot services in the UK, prices can vary significantly. In this blog post, we’ll delve into what you can expect when it comes to headshot […]
Updating your headshots? How often should you do it?
As a professional photographer based in Liverpool, I understand the importance of having a great headshot to represent your personal brand. It’s the first thing people see and can have a big impact on how they perceive you. One of the most commonly asked questions is, “How often should I update my headshot?” And the […]
Who Benefits The Most From A Professional Headshot Photograph?
In today’s digital world, having a professional headshot photograph can be a game-changer. Professionals across various industries benefit greatly from investing in a high-quality headshot to bolster their online presence and personal branding. Let’s take a look at the individuals who see the most value in a professional headshot photograph: In summary, a professional headshot […]
How To Find The Perfect Professional Headshot Studio Near Me
In today’s technologically advanced era, the significance of having a proficient headshot is more crucial than ever before. Whether you are on the hunt for a job, an entrepreneur, or just seeking to update your social media profile, a top-notch headshot can have a profound impact. However, the question is, where do you even begin? […]
The Art of Professional Photography: Leon Britton Photography
At Leon Britton Photography, located in the heart of Liverpool at The Secret Warehouse, we specialize in providing unparalleled and original photography services to those looking to preserve their special moments. We recognize that professional photography is not just about clicking a camera, but involves imagination, technical proficiency, and a thorough comprehension of the subject […]
Positive Effects of A Portrait 2023
You know what they say, a picture’s worth a thousand words, and that couldn’t be truer when it comes to portraits. I mean, who wouldn’t want a photo that captures their personality, their smile, and their story? And let me tell ya, having your portrait taken can have some serious positive effects on your mental […]
Working With Entertainers
Hey folks! I recently wrapped up a killer photoshoot with the hilarious Joel, who you might know as one of the comperes at the Lyndene Hotel in Blackpool. Let me tell you, this guy had me in stitches the whole time! We took the photoshoot on-location and let me tell you, Joel brought his comedic […]
How important is a good portrait or headshot?
As a photographer, I know just how important a good portrait or headshot can be. It’s not just about capturing someone’s physical appearance; it’s about capturing their essence and energy in a way that speaks to others. And that’s what sets a great portrait or headshot apart from just a simple snap of someone’s face. […]
Facing the Differences: Portraits vs Headshots
A portrait and a headshot may seem like they’re interchangeable terms, but they actually have some key differences. While both types of photos are meant to capture the subject’s face and personality, the way they’re used and the context in which they’re taken sets them apart. First, let’s define each term. A portrait is a […]
New Year – New Goals
As the new year approaches, it’s important to set goals for yourself. Whether you want to focus on your career, personal development, or relationships, setting goals can help you stay on track and achieve what you want in the coming year. One important goal to consider for 2023 is updating your headshots. If you’re an […]
Should we retouch photographs?
In the age of social media and the constant pressure to present ourselves in the best possible light, it’s no surprise that many people are turning to digital retouching to enhance their photographs. From smoothing out wrinkles and blemishes to slimming down body parts and adding filters, there are countless ways to manipulate and alter […]
“Do I have to smile for a portrait or headshot ?”
When it comes to having your portrait taken, one of the biggest questions people often have is whether or not they should smile. While a smile can certainly add warmth and positivity to a photo, it may not always be the best choice. On the one hand, a smile can convey a sense of happiness […]
Why is a studio better for Out of Home and Into the Studio: Why Professional Photography is the Way to Go
Professional photography is a great way to capture memories, moments, and experiences in a beautiful way. But what makes professional photography different from taking photos on your own? In this post, we will explore the differences between professional and amateur photography to help you decide if professional photography is right for you. Keep reading to […]
A Comprehensive Guide to Choosing the Perfect Photographic Backdrop for Portraits
Portrait photography can be a tricky business, especially when it comes to choosing the perfect backdrop. The right backdrop can make a portrait stand out and draw viewers in, while the wrong one can make the image feel uninspired and dull. So, how do you choose the right backdrop for your portrait photoshoots? Read on […]
How to dress for a headshot to make a lasting impression
Whether you’re getting a professional headshot for a job, a website, or a social media profile, you want to make sure that you look your best. But how can you make sure that you do? Here are a few tips to help you make the best impression with your headshot. Read on to find out […]
A Beginner’s Guide to finding the best Photographers in Liverpool
The Importance of Professional Photographs Professional photographs can be used to convey a sense of credibility and quality. They also allow for the subject to be seen in their natural environment. Professional photographs are important because they can make the difference between a person being hired or not. They also help with the marketing of […]
What areas do we cover ?
Our studio is located in Kirkdale, Liverpool, L20. We are only a few minutes drive from Liverpool City Centre and only a few minutes walk from Bank Hall train station. When we were looking where to base our studio we chose the Secret Warehouse, not only for its aesthetic and vibe, but also for its […]
Booking in for 2023
If you are looking to book a session in the studio but like us you’re a little bit busy leading up to the end of December – don’t panic!!! Our online calendar allows you to book a studio session up to 6 months ahead. Weddings are 3 years, and we already have bookings in for […]
Additional Staff Member Headshots
It can be great to update staff images for the website and their linkedin profiles – however, when new members of staff join the team it can often mean they have unmatched images. Very often there are not enough staff joining at a given time to justify the expense of a photographer coming onsite to […]
Why is the studio closed on Sundays?
We’ve been asked a few times now why we don’t operate from our Liverpool Studio on Sundays, so thought we best put together a post to let you know. When we opened our studio in the Secret Warehouse there were times we understood we would not be able to open, and this included Sundays. Initially […]
Can you use a selfie as a headshot?
OK being direct and right to the point never ever, if you’re serious about your career, should you ever do that. There is no such thing as a professional selfie but there is such a thing as a professional headshot. So whilst you may be able to use a selfie, you shouldn’t do it. The […]
What Happens at a Photoshoot?
Every photographer is different, so i thought I would go through what happens at a typical photoshoot. At Leon Britton photography, we are lucky enough to have our own Liverpool studio to work from and most of the time our shoots take place at our studio. After booking online, through the website you receive a […]
We value our reviews
We adore receiving 5 Star reviews 🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟 We always want to shout from the rooftop of the Secret Warehouse when we get one and this is no exception as we have just received another review on @googleuk (you can find us by searching on @googlemaps 😳) The latest review was from Tony a Nutritionist in Liverpool who was apprehensive […]
Not Every Photographer Is The Right One For You
Not every photographer is the right photographer for you – and before you think I am criticising other photographers, I am not – i am just saying there are different specialties of photographer You might be looking for a Wedding Photographer? A Portrait Photographer? A Headshot Photographer? A Photographer of Pets? A Newborn Photographer? These are […]
Professional Headshots for Students
Never is a good headshot more important than when you are starting out and looking to get that big break. Sometimes getting to appear in person at the all important audition is the key to opening the doors to a successful career on the stage or screen. We fully understand how vital this can be […]
What makes a good headshot?
So what makes a good headshot? Here are a few things to consider: 1. The shot should be well-lit. It’s important that your headshot is well-lit, so make sure you take your photo in a well-lit room or outdoors on a sunny day. If the photo is too dark or too light, it will be […]
Authors Studio Headshot
Colin is an author and as part of his premiere book launch he came to the studio to get some new images he could then use for promotional purposes. Like most people, he was not familiar with having a photoshoot, and I was able to answer all his questions prior to the shoot. During the […]
Actors Headshot Portfolio
Actors, and Actresses… how hard is it to get to the audition stage for the role you want ? Sometimes knowing about the audition, having a great agent and being the right person for the job is not enough to get you in front of the casting director to show you have what it takes. […]
A New Business at The Secret Warehouse
Today in the studio I was working with a young lady called Katie. After working as a Senior Nurse Practitioner for over 20 years in the NHS, she made the decision to work for herself providing colonics. Her chosen business name is the Colon Queen. She was looking for a venue from which she could […]
Previous Client Showcase
I have been lucky enough to work with some really interesting, hard working and talented people in the studio. Each of them wanting to update their images to help them in what they were focused on achieving. Some people called them headshots, others portraits. This video shows just some of the many clients I have […]
New Headshots for LinkedIn
I’ve said it many times before, but I really love the fact that I get to work with all sorts of fantastic and interesting people in our Liverpool Studio. Amongst the clients to visit our Liverpool Studio this week, was James, who also happens to be my daughters husband. He works in banking and wanted […]
What does your headshot convey ?
Confident, Approachable, Businesslike – just three of the words that spring to mind when looking at this recent headshot of Isabella when she came in to the studio to update her images on the company website. She is a paralegal within a large legal firm and wanted her image to accurately project who she is […]
Reviewing as we shoot
Almost all of us feel a little uncomfortable when having our images taken. So… in addition to the coaching and advice, I also make sure that we have your images available to view as we go along. That way we can both be assured we are heading in the right direction and getting the images, […]
Workplace Headshots On Location
I recently had the pleasure of working with the team at Greenswitch Capital in Liverpool. They specialise in solar, wind and battery storage; working with hundreds of landowners to help Britain reach zero net carbon emissions by 2050 whilst creating a sustainable, self-reliant energy market in the UK. They have developed in excess of 300 […]