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3 Tips to help you make a great first impression with branding portraits

San Francisco Bay Area, California | Branding portraits Branding portraits is a term used to describe a more relaxed natural style of headshot. A branding portrait shows off your personality, they can be taken indoors or outdoors and many times look like a magazine shoot. However for a profile picture sized at 400 x 400 pixels a non-distracting background and a focus on your face works best.  Here are some examples of images that work great as a profile picture. They are all friendly and welcoming. Are you ready for your headshot? But wondering how to look and feel your best? Keep reading for my 3 top tips to ensure you come away with a great headshot you will be happy with.  Top 3 tips to take a great new headshot Tip 1:  Wear clothes you are comfortable in. I’m not talking your Thanksgiving night stretchy pants or sweats, nor that 20 year old concept t-shirt from the first concert you ever went to. Unless of course concert t-shirt and jeans is what you wear to work daily. (Like me) What I mean is: if you wear a suit and tie, full make up on a daily basis and this is what you feel comfortable in

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Mariana Maya


Hi! I’m Mariana and I love meeting new people and hearing  everyday stories about your funny dog barking mid Zoom meeting, to that great love story that drives you in all you do.

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