What to look for in a Brand Photographer | #ShineStudioTip

wellness, yoga, photoshoot, Erika Lundy, The Shine Studio, photography, Rittenhouse Square, Philadelphia

"What do I look for in a brand photographer?"⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ If you're contemplating a brand shoot, here are a few tips to look for to find that special someone behind the lens who's going to best capture you. your story, your brand, and the unique experience you bring to your audience:⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ 🙌🏽 Comfort Level // It should feel like hanging out with a friend... who happens to have a camera! My goal is to always make you feel comfortable right off the bat- even through a phone conversation. This is how I'll get the most authentic and share-worthy shots of YOU. (Fun fact: I'm part photographer, part comedian, and all hype girl. That's how I'm able to get those truly-candid, Julia Roberts-style laughing shots!) ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ 📚 Story-Telling Strategy // Your photographer understands the details of your business & the story you want to portray, and captures these details strategically (and beautifully!). I've spent years creating strategies for other businesses and learning how to visually tell a story. It's why I do what I do! ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ✨ Customization // Rather than applying a copy + paste approach to every shoot, your photoshoot should showcase you + your business uniquely. You want your brand to SHINE, right? This is where my planning questionnaire and phone conversation comes into play, so I am able to fully research and develop a plan for us (with room for creative flexibility during our shoot, of course!)⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ 👑 Variety // Does the photographer you're researching offer a range of lifestyle, portraits, headshots, detailed shots, etc, or just the same pose over and over? Check those galleries, my friend! Wondering about a few of my galleries? Head to this blog section and click away! Want to see more? Just ask! ⠀ This is how Lorena from Passion and Growth subscription box and I got these amazing shots for her launch last December. Lorena had the most beautiful ideas for how she wanted to bring her vision to life-- from confetti to champagne, to laughs and music, it truly felt like the celebration we had been dreaming of for this major milestone!

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