need some gorgeous images to show off your brand?
I photograph relaxed headshots and personal brand sessions for creative small businesses. I’ll help you to show your business in it’s best light and create some beautiful content for your social media.
i bet you cringe at the thought of showing yourself on your socials
But it’s true what they say, ‘people buy from people’. Showing yourself in your business & online has never been more important. And don’t worry, I promise I’ll make the experience as painless as possible for you.
You want high quality proffessional headshots which show your personality
so you can ditch that iPhone selfie you’ve been using for the last few years
You need a tonne of instagram fodder
to keep that hungry social media beast at bay & elevate your feed
You just want it to be relaxed and natural
the corporate vibe just isn’t your thing
You need a photographer who gets you.
(and knows what you need)
As well as being an award winning photographer, I’m bringing over a decade of experience as a business owner to your session.
So, I get it. I know that pressure of ‘what the heck am I going to post today?!’ And, confession, I hate having my photo taken too. But I’m passionate about empowering you to let your skill and personality shine through my photography.
Step out of the shadows, get visible and let the world see your superpower.
So, whether you need a full session for a launch, or just a fresh bio photo after a recent restyle, I got you. I shoot a variety of headshots, some photos of you doing what you do best, as well as some detail shots. So you’ll have plenty to talk about on the gram and loads to stand out from the crowd.
HOW IT WORKS
Once you’ve booked your session I’ll send you my helpful guide of what props & outfits to bring along and I’ll create a pinterest board to collaborate on planning your shoot.
You start gathering your props and book a location for a fabulous backdrop. It’s even possible to shoot in a variety of locations to maximise your content so you have loads of images to use!
A couple of weeks before we’ll book in a zoom call to talk through all the details, and go over the locations and outfits you have to shoot. We’ll also talk about what sort of photographs are important to you and go over your shot list if you have one.
ready for your close up?
Don’t worry, I’m an expert at putting you at ease in front of the camera and have twelve years of experience getting the best out of people, even the most camera shy. This is your moment to let your personality & skills shine. Don’t worry, I’ll guide you through it.
get that content babes
You’ll recieve your gallery within two weeks of your shoot. Then choose your favourites which I’ll deliver to you with my precision retouching within three weeks. You can also choose to purchase extra images if there are more that you just have to have!
she's your girl!
We have worked with Lydia for years creating amazing brand campaigns to promote our business. We have always been totally delighted, with all the results as well as the service Lydia provides. She’s extremely personable, attentive and professional. She is your girl, to create the images you have always dreamed of.
Jayne Prigent, Jas Hair
an absolute dream
Lydia was an absolute dream from start to finish! We had a great meeting where we went over what I wanted from the shoot, which really put my mind at ease that she completely understood how I wanted to images to turn out. She was always on the end of an email to answer questions and send ideas. On the day of my shoot she was the air of calm and organisation that I needed! I was so pleased with the final shots.
Ashley Wild, Ashley Wild Bridal
unique & stylish
I absolutely love working with Lydia. Her use of light is unique and the relaxed atmosphere she enables during a shoot allows creativity to flow. I’ve been delighted with headshots and website assets that have demanded an ability to work with different themes within a brief. I would enthusiastically recommend Lydia to professionals seeking a unique and stylish look.
David Linaker, Celebrant & Coach
proffessional & personable
Lydia has been helping me with images as my business as grown over a number of years. I keep returning to her because she is so professional, personable and puts us at ease when being photographed. She always listens to what I’d like to achieve and makes fabulous suggestions too. Her photographs reflect my brand perfectly and it’s always a treat to catch up with Lydia when she visits.
Ceri Cliss, White Mulberry Soft Furnishings
I can't imagine working with anyone else
I simply cannot recommend Lydia highly enough. I can’t imagine working with anyone else. Not only does Lydia interpret my ideas and bring them onto a coherent theme with thoughtful advice, delivering images that exceed my expectations every time, but she is also fun and easy going to work with. My annual shoots with Lydia have become a highlight of my year.
Victoria Fergusson, Accessories Designer
helpful & reassuring
I knew Lydia’s style of photography would lend itself so well to capture my brand. She was so easy to work with and super helpful with ideas and providing reassurance on the day. Nothing was too much trouble and her enthusiasm made the day really enjoyable. I was delighted with the images and Lydia understood the brief perfectly. I will definitely be booking her again!
Helen Ward, Sweet Feast
Brand commissions are available from £395 for one hour of photography with twenty retouched images.
Drop me a line for a brochure with more details. Every brand shoot includes the following…
My pre-shoot guide full of tips & advice
Zoom call to discuss your needs and requirements
A combination of headshots, lifestyle images and gorgeous flat lay details to give you a wide variety of images
A photographer with over a decade of experience to gently guide you through the shoot at put you at ease
20+ photographs with expert precision retouching delivered by digital download in both web res and high resolution
An online gallery with download feature to make sharing your photographs with your designers and team really easy
This all sounds great, but I'm not very photogenic or comfortable in front of a camera…
NONSENSE. You ARE photogenic and I will prove it to you. 99% of my clients introduce themselves to me by saying, “No, seriously, I’m like Chandler Bing IRL.”
But please don’t worry. I like to work in a nice, relaxed way. We’ll have a laugh, we’ll take some photos. It’s all very chill. And if wine will help, bring wine!
Where do shoots take place?
The shoot location is down to you, but of course I’m happy to offer advice.
I’ve often shoot brand sessions at client’s home or in their office if the light is right. Town centres & cafes can be fun too. It’s often helpful to hire a space like an airbnb, co working space or hotel room to get access to good light and to create a backdrop which elevates your brand.
Wherever we shoot it’s always essential to get permission if it’s not your own space.
What is precision retouching?
After your shoot you’ll recieve a gallery of images to choose from which have had my basic edit & colour toning applied. From these you choose your favourites and I’ll then go over these images with a fine tooth comb retouching them to make them look even better with my precision retouching.
This includes things like removing fire exit signs, a bit of skin smoothing and even teeth whitening if needed. It’s still you, but with added sparkle!
Can I have more than twenty photos?
Absolutely. My basic package comes with twenty images included but you can choose to purchase extras if you NEED them all!
I don't have the budget for a full brand shoot, but I love your work, what can I do?
Don’t worry, I get that as a new business start up, or just as a small business in this climate you’ll have lots of demands on your budget. Mini session mornings could be just the thing.
On a few set days per year I offer mini sessions at a location near Salisbury. Mini sessions are £150 for three images with precision retouching and the option to buy more if you want to. So if you just need a new bio photo, or a quick refresh on a budget, I got you. Spaces are limited so sign up to my mailing list to hear about these dates first.
How do we book you?
Let’s get this show on the road. Just drop me a line, I’ll ping over my brochure and we’ll go from there. 50% of the fee is due to book your shoot date the other half is due the day after.
I’m lucky enough to be kept busy, so my availability can be quite limited especially during the summer. So don’t delay getting in touch if you have a rebrand or launch coming up.
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