If you want your corporate headshot to show that you are a London professional, then the best way to achieve this is to have a London cityscape as your corporate headshot background. The first way to accomplish this would be to simply have your headshot taken with some London landmarks behind you. This is undoubtedly the most straightforward way, but this has several reasons why it can fail to produce an excellent London based corporate headshot. The great British weather is always a factor, and wind, rain and bright sunshine can all conspire to the headshot not working. The ideal weather needs to be a calm day with soft hazy clouds, which as we all know, can never be guaranteed.
Another problem is that you need your London cityscape in the background, but most areas of London are packed with tourists and business people who are not really interested in keeping out of your way and are more concerned with getting to where they want to be. This means a constant stream of traffic walking between the photographer and the subject. Also, the photographer cannot set up and studio lighting as you need a permit from the local borough and an assistant to secure the lights. This increases costs and makes the process not viable.
Our solution to getting a great corporate headshot is that you come to our studio or we bring our studio to your London offices or home. We capture a headshot using our white background and professional lighting sets, which gives you a high-quality professional corporate headshot. Following this process, we then add a London cityscape in post-production. We have a photo library of London views around The City and West End and can digitally drop them in behind your new corporate headshot.