Capture the Perfect Team Headshots – At Your Office Location or In Our Studio!

We all need a good headshot for one reason or another. Whether you’re looking for a corporate headshot for your business website, a professional photo for your LinkedIn profile, or a headshot for a dating site, getting a perfect headshot can be challenging. But with a little preparation and the right photographer, you can capture the perfect headshot that will make you stand out!

What are Professional Headshots?

A professional headshot is a photo of a person’s head and shoulders taken in a professional setting. Professional headshots are often used for business purposes, such as websites, business cards, and social media profiles. They are also used for personal purposes, such as dating sites, portfolios, and even passport photos.

Professional headshots are not the same as “selfies” or “candid” shots. Professional headshots are taken in a studio or on-location with a professional photographer. The photographer will guide you in how to pose, what clothing to wear, and even what to do with your hair and makeup.

Benefits of Professional Headshots

Professional headshots have many benefits for both personal and business use. Professionally taken headshots can make you look more professional, polished, and confident. They can also be used to project a certain image or persona, such as a business executive or a social media influencer.

For businesses, professional headshots can be used to build trust with customers. They can also be used to create a cohesive look across a company website or social media accounts. Professional headshots are also great for press releases and speaking engagements, allowing people to easily recognize you in a crowd.

Tips for Taking Professional Headshots

When it comes to taking professional headshots, preparation is key. Before your session, make sure to practice your poses in front of a mirror. This will help you get comfortable in front of the camera and also give you an idea of what you’re going for.

Another important tip is to choose the right clothing. Choose something that fits well and is appropriate for the occasion. Avoid patterns and busy prints, as they can be distracting. If you’re taking a headshot for business, opt for a solid color or a muted pattern.

Finally, make sure to get plenty of rest the night before your session. This will help you look your best and feel more confident in front of the camera.

Choosing the Right Photographer for Your Professional Headshots

Choosing the right photographer is essential for getting the perfect headshot. When looking for a photographer, make sure to check out their portfolio to get an idea of their style and experience. You should also ask about their process, pricing, and turnaround time.

Another important factor is lighting. Professional headshots are typically taken with studio lighting or natural light. Make sure to ask your photographer which they prefer and how they will set up the lights.

Finally, make sure to speak with the photographer before your session. This will help you get comfortable with them and also give you an opportunity to discuss your vision for the headshots.

On-Location vs. Studio Headshots

When it comes to professional headshots, you have two main options: on-location or studio. On-location headshots are typically taken outdoors or at a specific location of your choosing. This is a great option if you want to capture a certain atmosphere or background.

Studio headshots are typically taken in a controlled environment. This can be a photography studio or even your office. Studio headshots are great for businesses that want a consistent look across their website or social media platforms.

What to Wear for Professional Headshots

When it comes to what to wear for professional headshots, the key is to keep it simple. Choose solid colors or muted patterns and avoid busy prints. Make sure the clothing fits well and is appropriate for the occasion.

Also, make sure to avoid overly trendy styles or clothing that is too revealing. Your clothing should be professional and timeless. If you’re not sure what to wear, it’s always a good idea to bring a few different options to your session.

Post-Production Tips to Enhance Your Professional Headshots

Once you’ve taken your professional headshots, the next step is post-production. This is the process of editing your photos to make them look their best.

The most important post-production tip is to keep the edits minimal. You don’t want to make your photos look unnatural or over-processed. Instead, focus on subtle adjustments to enhance the photo. This can include removing blemishes, smoothing out skin, and adjusting the lighting.

Another important post-production tip is to use the right tools. Make sure you’re using a professional photo editing software, such as Adobe Photoshop or Lightroom. This will give you more control over the edits and ensure that your photos look their absolute best.

Examples of Professional Headshots

Now that you know how to take the perfect headshot, let’s take a look at some examples. Here are a few examples of professional headshots that will make you look your best.

This corporate headshot features a young professional smiling in front of a white backdrop. The clean, simple background helps draw attention to the subject. The subject is wearing a navy blue blazer and a white collared shirt, which gives a polished, professional look.

This professional photo features a stylish businesswoman in a bright, colorful blouse. The background is a textured wall, which adds interest and depth to the photo. The woman’s hair is perfectly styled and her makeup is subtle but stunning.

Finally, this headshot features a smiling man in a classic pinstripe suit. The suit is timeless and sophisticated, and his posture is confident and relaxed. The background is a bright, airy office, which adds a sense of professionalism and sophistication to the photo.

How to Find the Perfect Professional Headshots

Finding the perfect professional headshots can be challenging, but it doesn’t have to be. The key is to find a photographer who understands your vision and can help you capture the perfect headshot.

When looking for a photographer, make sure to check out their portfolio. Ask about their process, pricing, and turnaround time. You should also make sure to speak with the photographer before your session, as this will help you build a rapport and get comfortable in front of the camera.

Finally, make sure to prepare for your session. Practice your poses in front of a mirror and choose the right clothing. Get plenty of rest the night before your session and make sure to bring a few options in case you decide to switch up your look.


Professional headshots are essential for both personal and business use. But getting the perfect headshot can be challenging. With a little preparation and the right photographer, you can capture the perfect headshot that will make you stand out!

Remember, preparation is key. Practice your poses in front of a mirror, choose the right clothing, and get plenty of rest the night before your session. Make sure to choose the right photographer and ask about their process, pricing, and turnaround time. And don’t forget to speak with the photographer before your session.

At the end of the day, the key to getting the perfect headshot is to be prepared and to find the right photographer. With the right photographer, you can get the perfect professional headshots that will make you look your best!

Mike Haller, Senior Shooter
4501 Mattis Road St. Louis, MO 63128

Events – St. Louis Photographers & Videographers

We are event photographers that specialize in providing authentic, creative & professional photography for corporate events, private parties and special occasions throughout the St. Louis region.

Any types of events in life and people can be photogenic with the right type of equipment and a skilled photographer. Passion in capturing vibrant and active moments go a long way!

Our creative team is the perfect solution for documenting your next conference, trade show, company party, or branded event. With 24-48 hour delivery, you’ll receive a gallery of dynamic, high-quality images to use for promotional material, social media and marketing assets.

Our mission is to create eye-catching images that capture the spirit of any person, place or moment.

We also provide for creative corporate photography, editorial photography, lifestyle photography, portrait photo shoots, and website and social media visual content creations.

Mike Haller, Senior Shooter
4501 Mattis Road St. Louis, MO 63128

Location and studio photographers for business and medical marketing communications.

We are professional

St Louis commercial photographers

Our main specialties are editorial, advertising, corporate, headshot, higher education, politics, documentary photography, sports, viewbook, science, medical and environmental portraiture of real people.  We regularly collaborate with magazines, newspapers, photo agencies, ad agencies, corporations, wire services and design firms who are looking for a St Louis photographer to create the most visually interesting photography possible.

As a award winning photographers, we like to base our commercial photography in realism for businesses in in and around St Louis. We want to photograph your corporation or business as it really is in an interesting and dynamic photojournalistic style that shows off the most flattering aspects of your company.

We believe customers if given the chance to first see your company in photos based in reality, will be more apt to give your company their trust and business once they learn more about your service. Visual images are the best way for clients to build brand loyalty. We service businesses in the St Louis area but we are more than happy to travel around the Missouri and southern Illinois region for all of your commercial photography needs.  The same goes for experienced industrial photography.

Environmental portraiture is a portrait of a person in their familiar surroundings. The surroundings should be indicative of what the person does or who they are. These can be our favorite style of portrait photography since we can learn a lot about the person we are photographing by being invited into their space.

Executive, corporate or business headshots or corporate portraits are photos made of staff members, usually head and shoulders but sometimes half-body or three-quarter-body shots, generally made for company websites, internal newsletters, trade publications, public relations, marketing and sometimes advertising. Our photography is created at our studio or at your location.

For multiples and groups of headshots, we can bring our studio strobes and backdrops to your place of business. This way we can be on your employee’s schedule instead of the other way around. It is all done at your location usually in a conference room or like space.

We enjoy being a medical, biotech and science photographers. We can shoot wherever a client might need science photography made for their research, lab, pharmaceutical, educational, diagnostic equipment manufacturing or other medical type of company.

Mike Haller, Senior Shooter
4501 Mattis Road St. Louis, MO 63128

St Louis Corporate Photographer

We specialize in corporate, advertising and editorial photography for clients of all types and sizes. We’re local and have a long record of efficiently producing high-quality portraits, architectural images and product photography, as well as corporate event photography and editorial assignments.

Studio Location: We have a full-service studio or we can provide a full range of photo & video services anywhere on location. This will help you save money. You won’t have to shut down to go the photo studio!


Whether we’re directing a large ad agency shoot for a prestigious agency or a low-budget portrait for a corporate marketing department, we bring creative energy and decades of experience to every project.

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Mike Haller, Senior Shooter
4501 Mattis Road St. Louis, MO 63128

St Louis Professional Photographers | Studio and Live Events

St Louis Photographers provides professional photography and digital services to clients looking for premium photography at conferences, trade shows, sales meetings, and corporate events.

We shoot it all, from the keynote presentation to the networking moments, breakout sessions, meet and greets, and after-hours parties, with photographic coverage that is candid and unobtrusive.

We are professional commercial photographers in St Louis, MO and are recognized for our exceptional work for businesses in the corporate, industrial, aerial and architectural photography industry.  We provide high quality, ready for press images to a wide range of companies and organizations and individuals.

We can also provide on-location image processing, clients are able to incorporate their images into social media platforms, and multi-media presentations, virtually, in real time.

Event Photography and Live Video Streaming

Additional services include headshots and executive portraits. while we’re based in St. Louis, we service the globe, wherever needed.


Mike Haller
St Louis Photographer

St Louis Advertising Photographers

Professional Medical Marketing

Professional Medical Marketing

Our small, creative team shoots for many graphic design firms and Fortune 500 companies in St Louis, Missouri and nationwide. We began in 1982 with annual report photography and deep advertising experience.  We are comfortable hovering a drone to get just the right shot, creating dramatic lighting in a laboratory setting, or shooting a CEO portrait in the boardroom.  We are also effective communicators, comfortable with all employees from management to support field staff, and sensitive to the political and inter-personal issues at work.

We treat each assignment as an editorial essay, stressing strong, compelling images that communicate your important story. We are excellent problem solvers, adapting quickly to changing conditions and technical challenges, remaining focused on the assignment goals while adhering to practical time and financial constraints.

Mike Haller
4501 Mattis Road 63128
St Louis Photographer
St Louis, Missouri, USA | Photography services

Full Service Commercial Photographers in Saint Louis

St Louis based commercial photographer, Rob Haller, creates commercial photography for use by advertising agencies, corporations and graphic designers.  When it comes to photographing people or products, in our studio or on location, visual problem solving is our business.  When you’re looking for high quality commercial photography, combined with great service, give us a call.

The main focus of our work is creating photographic images intended for print and publication. Our images are used worldwide in printed advertisements, brochures, magazines, catalogs, tradeshows, annual reports, corporate collateral and websites.

Our goal is to produce images that will make money for your business.  Whether it’s presenting your product to the world or introducing your services to a local market, our attention to the details of your project is what separates us from other photographers.

Although our commercial photography studio is based in Saint Louis, we travel the country completing assignments for a variety of clients. Our commercial stock photography is used worldwide.

Our services include high end digital workstations for image processing, enhancement, retouching and electronic delivery.  When your project deserves a professional photographer, please don’t hesitate to give us a call.



Mike Haller

4501 Mattis Road 63128

St Louis Photographer

St Louis, Missouri, USA | Photography services

St Louis Photographers | Consumer Products and Services

Consumer Products – Whatever you sell, St Louis Photographers can make it look better. If you’re selling on Ebay or Amazon then you have already seen that the big sellers have professional images of their products while the little guy just steals thumbnails from other sites.
Consumers know the difference and will make a decision about the quality of your product or service based on that impression. Make sure you are competing with the big boys.


Mike Haller

4501 Mattis Road 63128

St Louis Photographer

St Louis, Missouri, USA | Photography services