Why You Should Get Professional Head Shots

Real talk: there is something so empowering about having a good photo of yourself. Whether you're updating your Facebook or LinkedIn profile, freshening your website, or even just emailing a snap to your mom so she can update the family picture frames, doesn't it feel great to look good in a picture!?

Mad Photo and Design - Why you should get professional headshots
Mad Photo and Design - Why you should get professional headshots

After Simon was born (and let's be honest, my face had returned to normal proportions) I asked my good friend Jessica of Jessica Bonestroo Photography (she's who I call The Baby Whisperer!) to do my headshots, so we walked around downtown Sioux Falls for a while snapping some solo photos. It's been so nice to have images of myself that I can use for lots of different purposes, and feel really good about.

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Lately, I've had the pleasure of working with friends and coworkers on their own headshots, and it's completely reinforced how I feel about having a good photo of yourself. Honestly, it's something every body deserves to have!

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I know it may seem silly to get headshots--photos of just you, no one else, for basically no reason. But I think they're so important! There's something so nice about having a photo of yourself that you love. It just makes you feel good! 

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The connection that I'm able to make with people is why I absolutely love my job. I don't know if there is anything better than showing someone the back of my camera, or delivering a gallery of images, and hearing, Oh my gosh, I look so good! Because YEAH GIRL, you do!

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If you're needing a photo of yourself that just makes you feel good--whether it's to celebrate a recent accomplishment, life stage, or heck, even an awesome haircut--just do it! You won't regret it and it'll do wonders for your confidence. I promise!

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