Frequently Asked Questions
& PHOTOGRAPHY TIPS
Common questions, tips and guides about photography for businesses.
Pricing and Booking for Corporate Team Headshots
How much does it cost for corporate group team headshots with Erica J Mitchell Photographer? Headshot pricing depends on how many team members are schedule per headshot session. View our pricing table below…
A Guide for Headshot Sessions in the Fall 2022
Indoor Headshots in Fall Weather So what do you do when it’s raining or, even worse, snowing the day of your headshot photography session? It might be obvious, but fall...
Two Types of Lighting for Headshots
Two types of headshot lighting for individual and corporate groups! What is a natural light headshot? Natural lighting or also knows as available light techniques are the...
Take a Tour of the Natural Light Studio at Studio Northwest
Ever wondered what it was like to get to our headshot sessions? Let’s take a tour of the natural light studio we use for our clients located just north of downtown Portland...
Top 3 Digital File Sizes for Photos
Say hello to Full Size, Large Web and Print. Choosing the right file size of your digital photos can make all the difference when it comes to printing business cards or your...
3 Reasons To Update Your Headshot
How often you update depends on the use of your headshot, but chances are you will want to update it more often than you expect. New photos can keep prospects interested and connected to you, especially on social media and LinkedIn.
Where is the Natural Light Studio?
The light and bright natural light studio located in NW Portland, Oregon. You’ll see large windows to allow the south facing light to illuminate the space. You can choose from a handful of background colors as options for your portrait.
A Guide for Headshot Sessions in the Fall 2021
Indoor studio headshots for fall weather. It might be obvious, but Fall weather is not always conducive to an enjoyable or quality photo shoot. So what do you do when it’s raining or, even worse, snowing the day of your headshot photography session?
How to Choose the Best Photos for your Website
Choosing photos for your website that will give a visual impact on the first click. We will cover the top 5 types of images most businesses use on their website.
What’s Your Brand Story?
Your Brand StoryAt its core, business photography is telling a story without words and when paired with a marketing message it adds depth to your brand. Whether you service...
What Are On Location Photography Sessions?
"Over the last several years, we have developed a reputation for helping our clients fall in love with their homes through an intimate and intuitive design process. Put...
Top 3 Challenges and Benefits for Photographing Outdoors
Working outside has its challenges and benefits. Let's talk about why you would choose to have your headshots done outside instead of inside at The Natural Light Studio....
Using the Sky as Your Light Source
Believe it or not, but the best weather conditions are cloudy days. The clouds create the desired diffused lighting ideal for outdoor naturally lit photography.
How to Prepare for a Headshot Session
Alright! You've booked your new headshots session. Now it's time to think about how to prepare. First, I recommend getting a good night sleep before your shoot. Drink water...
It’s raining. Now what? Use the Natural Light Studio for Business Headshots
Solutions for Outdoor Photography Headshot Sessions So what do you do when it's raining or even worse snowing the day of your headshot photography session?When it rains, it...
What Images Do I Need For My Business?
There is a way to photographically tell your story to grab the attention of your ideal clients. Let us look at how.
Natural Light Headshots: Outdoor vs. Indoor
Lighting is everything and in photography it’s the source of our (photographer’s) work. So when considering professional photography for your new Headshot, start with the light.