Stephanie Toscano - Greater Ft. Myers Chamber of Commerce

Stephanie Toscano – Greater Ft. Myers Chamber of Commerce

 

The Power of Great Headshots

Is your headshot hurting your business opportunities?

In recent studies, up to 90% of human resources people say they check out social media profiles, especially LinkedIn and Facebook, before inviting a candidate in for an interview. This means the wrong headshot can kill your chances of even talking on the phone stone-dead. Is your headshot killing your opportunities for job offers before you even get the opportunity to interview? – Careercast.com

In a great article by Martin Yates, he states the top 5 questions you should be asking yourself about your headshot and the message you are sending to potential employers.

Every Picture Tells a Story

Like it or not, your headshot tells a story, so take a look at yours to see if it is telling the story you want it to tell.

Are You Trying to Get Hired or Dated?

Make sure that your headshot shows a difference.  The image you use on Match.com should not be the same that is on Linkedin.

Can You Get Away With a DIY Headshot?

I look frightening in most photographs. It’s not that I look exactly like a creature from the crypt, it’s just that I’m naturally shy and a casual snapshot will usually catch me looking terrified.

We all look better relaxed and smiling, and the beauty of digital cameras is that the shooter can keep shooting until you relax. While you want to come across looking like a friendly professional, the headshot doesn’t have to be taken by a professional. Because we almost all need new headshots for our professional lives, a headshot photography partner shouldn’t be that difficult to find.

Summer Is the Best Time to Upgrade Your Headshot

Summer is the best time to upgrade your social media headshots. You look happier and more relaxed because it’s summer, and for paler skins any kind of tan makes you look healthier.

Your Headshot & Headline

You have just these 120 characters to say who you are, so your headline should include the Target Job Title from your primary resume and the keywords that most succinctly capture what you do. You will then have about ten words with which to describe your key skills.

 

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Family Pictures on Vacation

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Family Pictures on Vacation

Why are family pictures on vacation such a great idea? Every family goes through the dilemma “where are we going to have pictures done this year?”. Whether you live near a coast and your tired of the beach or you live inland near amazing mountains or wide open fields, everyone gets tired of their surroundings. What better way to utilize new surrounds while vacationing then having a family session done. You’ll always remember the new memories made on that trip and the fun your family had while looking back at those pictures. This family did just that! We were contacted by this awesome family wanting to do a laid back family session on the beach while they were in town. There are so many reasons to do family pictures on vacation, the best one is new surroundings. You have a brand new gorgeous back drop that you can use. For this session we took to Fort Myers Beach, Florida. Right before sunset made for a great sky full of colors. Another great reason for doing family pictures on vacation, is you get a new experience together. You get to explore a new place and chances are your photographer knows of the best locations that visitors normally don’t know about. You will always have these memories of doing this session with your family and will have them captured in pictures forever. Its best to start planning as soon as you know when your vacation dates will be so your photographer can start planning locations and good times of the day for great light and colors in the sky. Usually during peak season photographers are pretty busy with weddings and events going on, so its best to book ahead for that reason also. We had a blast with this session, great weather, great skies and a great family!

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Outdoor Boudoir Sessions

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Ready to try something different? Something exciting and new? Something that will make you feel like a million dollars? Then this is the boudoir session for you! Semi modest outdoor boudoir sessions at a private residence. Brought to you by Creative Imaginations Photography, Francesca Morey Photography and Country Chic weddings & events. One day only, February 1 from 4-6 pm. If interested please contact us at Kelly@capture-everyday.com

Outdoor Boudoir Sessions

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2015 Valentines Day Boudoir Marathon

 

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Valentines Day Boudoir

Have you been draining your brain over what to get that special man of yours this year.  What about a soft cover book For His Eyes Only.  Something to keep him warm while your away, a nice gift to sneak into his backpack before travels or just because!

Dont worry we have you covered.  We understand how nerve-racking a boudoir session can be, so we’re here for you.  A completely comfortable and relaxed environment where you are in charge.  Your session can be designed around you and your comfort level. Of course we will be there to encourage you and to give just a little push when needed.

mini’s

We’ve added mini boudoir sessions this year in order to allow everyone to get in on the action!  All the fame with none of the fuss for just $99.

hair & makeup

We will have a local Hair and Makeup stylist on hand for those extra special sessions. NOW FREE with all packages!

we’ve upgraded our packages to include an 8×8 leather bound, lay-flat album free to our ultimate package. check out the deals now, only 6 spots available.

GUYS: Gift Certificates Available – do us both a favor and just go ahead and grab one!

package options:

Ultimate-Intimate $299

Up to (2) Hour Session
Multiple Outfit/scene changes
15 Hi-Res, Enhanced and edited images available for proofing
Digital files provided in Custom APP
8×8 Leather Bound, Lay-Flat Peek-a-boo book!
 
 

FYEO $199

Up to (1) Hour Session
1 Outfit/Scene change
10 Hi-Res, Enhanced and edited images available for proofing
5×7 Leather Bound, Lay-Flat Peek-a-boo book!
 
 

Mini Sessions $99

30 Minute Session
5 Hi-Res, Enhanced and edited images available for proofing
 
 
 
 

You can upgrade your package with the following items:

12 month custom calendar: $45.00

Professional print packages: $25 – $100.00

8×8 book(10 pages): $100.00

10×10 book(20 pages): $175.00

Email US today to reserve your spot.  25% deposit required.

 

Fun Boudoir Sessions

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Top Wedding Trends 2015

The most predicted wedding trends for the upcoming year

With the 2014 wedding season winding down and brides looking into the next year for their upcoming nuptials, we thought a good topic would be Top wedding trends 2015. We scoured the internet to find the most popular trends and stumbled upon an awesome website that had some of the most popular trends listed.Here are just a few of our favorite top wedding trends 2015.

Metallic color schemes: Metallic colors will be one of the most popular choices in color schemes this year. From golds and silvers to coppers and brass. Rose golds will also be a popular metallic color also. They will be seen as accent colors and also the main color.

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Dress details: From convertible dresses to elegant back designs to off the shoulder straps. Dresses this coming year will be versatile and will accommodate the brides that want two dresses on a one dress budget. They will have full skirts for the ceremony that are removed for the reception. Another big trend is back details on dresses. More brides will be opting for racerback dresses that show off more skin, to dramatic dresses with low, barely there hemlines. Another hot predicted trend is off the shoulder straps. Many celebrities this year have made that trend popular among the average bride.

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Hair trends: Popular hair trends this year will be crowns and elegant details. More brides this year will be opting for crowns, from flowers to bling and everything in between. There wont be a crown off limit this year. Another hair trend will be details. Brides will opt for bows, bling, head bands and accent pieces. All these accessories also help keep it simple to change hairstyles and don’t confine brides into a certain hairstyle.

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To read the full article on top wedding trends 2015, visit Bridal Tweet at their website.

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