Decoy Media are professional photographers that specialise in providing headshots in Manchester and corporate portrait photography throughout the North West. With many years experience, our aim is to create relaxed and approachable yet professional looking images of your staff.
Headshots are a head and shoulders photograph of the person (generally) looking at the camera. This doesn’t take long at all. Once we’re set up we usually spend between 5 - 10 minutes with each person. We start by building rapport with our subject to ensure that we have enough common ground to avoid them feeling too awkward having their photo taken.
We are able to capture headshots on location, either outside or indoors. We can also provide portable equipment to achieve studio quality results in any location.
Once everything is set we take several images of each person and check they are happy. It is natural that everyone has a side they prefer. We always try and capture variations of a person’s body positioning and facial expression. This way we can supply a choice - it’s important to us that your staff are happy with their photographs.
If your staff like their business headshots, they may even use them for their professional Linkedin photo. This will help with portraying your brand, rather than displaying your company name next to a cropped family photo or a picture from a night out. Adding employee photos to an about section or a meet the team page can really bring your website to life!
We supply all headshots professionally edited in both colour and black & white. All via our secure online gallery, with the ability to share with colleagues, download in different sizes and even order prints if required.
Corporate Portrait Photographers
Sometimes a headshot isn’t quite enough. Editorial pieces, internal magazines or blogs may require a different type of image for an executive portrait, special feature or front cover. Often these are ¾ or full body photographs and usually have plenty of room for designers to add text or feature elements.
These are shot as a variety of images where the subject is looking at and away from the camera. Using one or multiple locations. As with headshot photography, rapport building is also useful in building common ground to ensure we are able to capture a natural and relaxed image of our subject. Corporate portraits are usually shot on location. Either within offices, outside or somewhere nearby that provides a perfect background or setting.
We have years of experience in photographing people for commercial clients that need edited images back fast. We include a small amount of edited key shots same / next day to ensure you don’t miss that important print deadline. We always return full sets of images within 3 - 5 working days.
Professional Business Photographer
Natural photos of employees working around the office or happy team photos can also be incredibly valuable in presenting your company well online, on social media or in any of your marketing materials. We capture natural photos using a documentary style, giving a little direction to staff where necessary to coax out a smile or a friendly looking chat between colleagues.
For more information on our business photography services, headshot photographer prices or our corporate portrait photography rates please get in touch for a free no obligation quote.