Here you will find helpful articles on preparing for your session and what to expects as well as stay up-to-date on our latest projects, news and offerings.

Welcome to the blog!

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Composite Team Photos

So much of the corporate world has changed due to the COVID pandemic. Mainly it has changed the way we can work in a team. Most team interactions are digital, for example, on Zoom, via email, or FaceTime. So why can’t we create your team portrait digitally as well? The answer is we can with […]

January 5, 2022

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Boston Fitness Branding Session

We had so much fun at this Downtown Boston Fitness Branding Session with Lou! Lou contacted us for information on our creative and corporate branding sessions! He needed images for his fitness portfolio, a charity event promotion, and for an audition to be an instructor for a major fitness app. We love the ability to […]

September 10, 2021

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Welcome to our client spotlight! This month, we’re featuring a wonderful woman I had the pleasure of photographing during Women’s History Month in March 2020! This amazing woman is making history as a pioneer right here in Massachusetts and her name is… Jessica Celia! Jessica Celia is GROW (Giving Real Opportunity to Women) Non-profit’s founder […]

June 15, 2021

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Boston Portrait Company is the ideal Photographer for your Headshot! Congratulations! All your higher education years are complete and have gotten you to where you are right now! Excited and READY to enter the professional workforce! You have all the knowledge, experience, and confidence you could ever need, but there is one thing missing… A Professional […]

May 17, 2021

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Boston Beauty Network Katie & Mia

We took a moment to chat with Makeup Artist Katie & Hairstylist Mia of Boston Beauty Network and got all our Questions about Professional Hair & Makeup answered. Read on to find out what they had to say! Thank you so much for taking the time to chat with us! We would love to hear […]

May 4, 2021

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Are you applying for ERAS Residency? Your photo is a vital part of your application. Faculty members will view your photo as they’re deliberating your candidacy for residency. Here is all you need to know about the Photo Requirements for your ERAS Residency Application. (published in April 2021) 1. The Photo sizing requirements are as […]

April 19, 2021

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Booking a professional hair and makeup appointment prior to your headshot session is a personal preference but has great benefits! Why? A headshot will often be your first impression, whether for employers, clients, or coworkers. Therefore, you should be prepared to look like your very best self! Professional stylists can help cover blemishes, balance skin […]

April 2, 2021

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Once you have booked your session, follow this simple headshot checklist. Following these steps will get you ready for the camera!  Headshot Checklist Determine why you are getting headshots and what their intended use will be. (company website, LinkedIn profile, application, publication, etc.) Will you need a vertical, horizontal, or square image crop? This information […]

March 30, 2021

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This is a very popular question, so if you are wondering what to wear for your headshot session you are not alone! Depending on your overall headshot use and profession what you want to wear may vary!  For a Corporate Professional & Polished look: Wear business professional attire. Avoid tweed, plaid, pinstripes and other complex […]

March 18, 2021

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Headshots 101, headshots, headshot photographer, boston headshots, boston headshot, photography

Welcome! When people hear I’m a photographer they ask: “What type of photography do you do?”  While I have an array of portrait photography backgrounds, in short, here at Boston Portrait Company our main focus is business headshots.   Why is a professional headshot important? A headshot is your very first impression, especially in today’s virtual […]

February 24, 2021