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Personal Branding Photographer in Singapore

personal branding photographer in singapore

What is a Personal Branding Photographer?

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A personal branding photographer is a photographer who specialises in taking pictures that are intended to help individuals promote their personal brand. Personal branding is the practice of promoting oneself and one's career as a "brand" in order to gain success in the job market.

Personal branding photographers can help individuals create a strong visual identity by taking professional photos that can be used on social media, personal websites, and other platforms where individuals are looking to promote themselves and their careers. These photographers typically work with individuals to understand their personal brand and help create a visual representation of it through their photographs.

Who is Personal Branding Photography for?

Personal branding photography is for individuals, especially entrepreneurs, business owners, and professionals who want to use photographs to enhance their personal brand and promote themselves and their businesses.

Personal branding photography is particularly useful for professionals who use social media, websites, and other online platforms to promote themselves and their businesses. Photographs can be used to showcase their expertise, personality, and professionalism, and to connect with potential customers and clients.

Individuals such as coaches, consultants, authors, influencers, and speakers can also use personal branding photography to create a consistent image and a strong visual identity. By having a variety of professional images of themselves, they can more effectively communicate their message, showcase their services and build trust with their audience.

It's also useful for those who want to be in the public eye, such as actors, models, and politicians, and would like to have a set of high-quality, professional images that represent them in a positive and consistent way.

In summary, personal branding photography is for anyone who wants to use photographs to promote themselves or their business in a professional and consistent way and would like to build trust and connect with their audience.

Why are Personal Branding Photographers Important?

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Personal branding photographers are important because they help individuals create a strong visual identity that can help them stand out in the job market. In today's digital age, it is increasingly important for individuals to have a strong online presence, and professional photographs can be a key part of this. Personal branding photographers can help individuals create a consistent, cohesive look and feel across their various online profiles and platforms, which can be crucial for building a strong personal brand.

Personal branding photographers can also help individuals convey the right message and image to their target audience. For example, if an individual is trying to promote themselves as a professional in a particular field, a personal branding photographer can help create photographs that convey professionalism, competence, and expertise.

Overall, personal branding photographers can be an important resource for anyone looking to promote their personal brand and advance their career. They can help individuals create a strong visual identity that can help them stand out in the job market and effectively communicate their skills and experience to potential employers and clients.

Should I Hire a Professional Personal Branding Photographer?

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Whether or not to hire a professional personal branding photographer depends on your specific needs and goals. Here are some reasons why you may want to consider hiring a professional personal branding photographer:

  1. High-quality images: Professional personal branding photographers have the knowledge, equipment, and skills to create high-quality images that accurately reflect your personal brand and style.
  2. Professionalism: A professional personal branding photographer will have the experience and expertise to help you create a personalised and unique image that aligns with your goals and vision.
  3. Versatility: Professional personal branding photographers will have the ability to capture different aspects of your personal brand and have the experience to work in different styles, locations and even types of photography.
  4. Save time: Personal branding photography takes time and patience, from finding the right location to setting up the equipment and capturing the perfect image. Professional personal branding photographers will have the knowledge and experience to make the process run smoothly, saving you time and effort.
  5. Branding: A professional personal branding photographer will understand the importance of creating images that accurately reflect your personal brand and help you to promote your business and reach your target audience.
  6. Impact: Your personal branding images will be used on different platforms, such as your website, social media, or in print media. Professional personal branding photographers will create high-quality images that will have a positive impact on your personal brand and will make you stand out.

However, if you have a limited budget, or if you are just starting out, you may want to take your own images or seek out a less expensive option. Ultimately, the decision to hire a professional personal branding photographer should be based on your specific needs and goals.

Personal Branding Photography Services

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There are many different types of personal branding, and the specific type of personal branding that is most appropriate for an individual will depend on their goals and target audience. Some common types of personal branding include:

Professional Branding

This type of personal branding is focused on promoting an individual's skills and expertise in a particular profession. It is often used by professionals such as consultants, lawyers, and executives.

Creative Branding

This type of personal branding is focused on promoting an individual's creative skills and talents. It is often used by artists, musicians, designers, and other creative professionals.

Personal Branding for Entrepreneurs

This type of personal branding is focused on promoting an individual's business or brand. It is often used by entrepreneurs and small business owners.

Influencer Branding

This type of personal branding is focused on promoting an individual's personal brand and influence on social media and other online platforms. It is often used by influencers, bloggers, and other online personalities.

Personal Branding for Job Seekers

This type of personal branding is focused on promoting an individual's skills and experience to potential employers. It is often used by job seekers looking to stand out in the job market.

Dating Profile Branding

This type of personal branding is focused on promoting an individual's charm and lifestyle to potential dates. It is often used by users of dating websites and apps to increase their chances of getting more matches.

How Do You Plan a Personal Branding Photoshoot?

When planning a personal branding photoshoot, there are several key steps to follow to ensure that the final images will effectively communicate your brand and help you achieve your marketing goals. Here are some things to consider when planning a personal branding photoshoot:

  1. Define your brand: Before planning your photoshoot, take some time to think about your personal brand and what message you want to communicate through your images. Consider your target audience and what kind of image will resonate with them.
  2. Determine the purpose: Identify what you need the photographs for; whether it is for a website, a social media, a book cover, a press release, or any other marketing material. This will help you to select the appropriate clothing, location and style for the photoshoot.
  3. Choose the right photographer: Select a photographer who has experience in personal branding photography and whose portfolio aligns with your brand and style. It's also important to have a consultation with the photographer before the photoshoot to discuss your vision, preferences and goals.
  4. Prepare for the photoshoot: Plan your wardrobe, choose the right location, and prepare any props or accessories that will help to communicate your brand. Consider your hair, makeup, accessories, and grooming. Make sure you are comfortable with the clothing you will wear, and that it represents you, your brand and the message you want to send.
  5. Have a plan for the final images: Decide how you will use the final images. Identify which images you will need in which format and size, and how you will use them.
  6. Follow-up and post-processing: After the photoshoot, review the images with your photographer and select the final images. Depending on the purpose, you may also need retouching or editing to enhance the final images and make them look professional.

By following these steps, you can ensure that your personal branding photoshoot is well-planned and executed and that the final images will effectively communicate your brand and help you achieve your marketing goals.

Hiring a Professional Personal Branding Photographer

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If you're considering hiring a personal branding photographer, here are a few steps you can take:

  1. Determine your budget: Consider how much you are willing to spend on a personal branding photographer and use this to narrow down your options.
  2. Research photographers in your area: Look for photographers who specialise in personal branding and have a style that you like. You can search online directories, ask for recommendations from colleagues or industry professionals, or check out the websites and portfolios of local photographers.
  3. Contact photographers and request a quote: Reach out to photographers that you are interested in and ask for a quote. Be sure to provide them with details about your personal branding goals and the type of photoshoot you are looking for.
  4. Review quotes and portfolios: Review the quotes and portfolios of the photographers you are considering and compare them to your budget and goals.
  5. Choose a photographer: Once you have reviewed your options, choose a photographer that you feel comfortable with and that you believe can help you achieve your personal branding goals.
  6. Schedule and prepare for the photoshoot: Work with the photographer to schedule the photoshoot and prepare for it. This might involve discussing your vision and goals, choosing clothing and accessories, and practising posing in front of a mirror.
  7. Have the photoshoot: On the day of the photoshoot, relax and have fun! Trust the photographer to guide you and capture the best images.
  8. Review and select the best images: After the photoshoot, the photographer will provide you with a selection of images to review. Take the time to carefully review the images and select the ones that best reflect your personal brand and the image you want to convey.

Preparation for a Personal Branding Photoshoot

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To prepare for a personal branding photoshoot, it's a good idea to:

  1. Think about your personal brand and the image you want to convey with your photographs
  2. Choose clothing and accessories that are consistent with your personal brand and the image you want to convey
  3. Practice posing in front of a mirror to get a sense of what looks natural and comfortable
  4. Get a good night's sleep and eat a healthy meal before the photoshoot to help you look and feel your best.

What Should I Wear to My Personal Branding Photoshoot?

It's a good idea to wear clothing that is consistent with your personal brand and the image you want to convey. This might mean wearing professional attire if you are trying to promote yourself as a professional in a particular field, or more casual clothing if you are trying to convey a more laid-back image. It's also a good idea to bring a few different options so that you have some choices during the photoshoot.

How to Get Better Personal Branding Photographs?

Discuss your goals and vision with the photographer: Before the photoshoot, it's a good idea to have a conversation with the photographer about your personal branding goals and the image you want to convey with your photographs. This will help the photographer understand your vision and create photographs that are tailored to your needs.

Think about the use of the photographs: Consider how you plan to use the photographs from the personal branding photoshoot. Will they be used on social media, a personal website, or in print materials? Understanding the intended use of the photographs can help the photographer create images that are the right size and resolution for your needs.

Skai the Personal Branding Photographer

Hello! my name is Skai and I am a personal branding photographer based in Singapore. I specialise in creating stunning visual content for individuals and businesses to help them effectively communicate their brand message and connect with their target audience.

With years of experience since the year 2012 in the photography industry, I have honed my skills in creating visually compelling imagery that tells a powerful story. I believe that personal branding photography is not just about capturing a great headshot, but about creating a visual narrative that represents who you are and what you stand for.

In my work, I strive to create authentic and relatable imagery that speaks to the unique qualities and values of my clients. Whether you are an entrepreneur, artist, or business professional, I am committed to helping you showcase your brand in the most powerful and authentic way possible.

I am excited to work with you and help you tell your brand's story through stunning visual content. Let's create something amazing together!

Why Skai Loves Doing Personal Branding Photography?

  1. Creativity and experimentation: Personal branding photography provides a platform for me to be creative, use different techniques and angles, explore new locations, and experiment with different lighting.
  2. Building relationships: I love working with people. Personal branding photography allows me to connect with my clients and build relationships with them, helping them to understand their vision, and to create images that align with their goals.
  3. Making a difference: Personal branding photography provides an opportunity for me to make a difference in my clients' lives, by creating images that accurately reflect their personal brand, and by helping them to promote their business and reach their target audience.
  4. Variety in work: Personal branding photography allows me to vary my work and to work with different clients; it’s not just about taking the same type of pictures over and over again.
  5. Flexibility: Personal branding photography allows me to be flexible with my clients, whether I'm working with a small business owner, an entrepreneur, or an executive, I can create personalised and unique images that align with my client's goals and vision.
  6. Capturing personality: I love capturing the unique personality of my clients and turning it into an image.
  7. Seeing the results: I love seeing the results of my hard work and the impact it has on my client's personal brand and business.

Overall, personal branding photography is a fulfilling and exciting field that provides an opportunity for me to be creative, build relationships with my clients, make a difference in their lives and capture the unique personality and brand of each individual I work with. It allows me to showcase my skills and expertise, push the boundaries of traditional portrait photography, and create visually striking and memorable images that align with my client's goals and vision.

Personal branding photography also gives me the opportunity to work with a wide range of clients, from entrepreneurs and small business owners to executives and influencers, which provides variety and flexibility in my work. And seeing the impact of my work on my client's personal brand and business is very rewarding for me as a personal branding photographer.

Testimonials: What People Say About Skai

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Nice guy who really takes the time to capture all the pictures you want and experiment with different scenes and settings. Recommend in Singapore - Lukas Berger

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The photo shooting was a great experience. Skai was very understanding and attentive to my needs. He was available, and thoughtful in finding surroundings, frames and positions on the photos, guiding me and allowing myself to give it a try to some ideas I could have. It was very easy to feel comfortable with Skai: something came out that was very natural. Many thanks Skai. - Jerome Cheze

I would love to invite you to view all my testimonials to know what my clients think about my photography services and quality of work.

Prices & Packages for Personal Branding Photography

🌞 Professional

Up to 1 Hour: $280
Up to 2 Hours: $380 $450

Additional Hour: $150/block hr

Deliveries
  • Basic Edit (exposure & colour correction)
  • Digital copies (high resolution JPG)
  • Up to 40 photos/hr
  • Photos selected by Photographer

Special Requests/ Add-Ons
  • Get back remaining good photos:
    +$50/hr booked (subject to availability)
  • Same-day photo edit:
    +$50/photo (subject to availability)
  • Expedited photo edit (3 days after shoot):
    +$50/hr booked (subject to availability)
  • Privacy of photos: +$50/hr booked
  • Advanced edit (skin retouching) for photos: +$50/photo

⚑ High-End

Up to 1 Hour + 1 photo: $350
Up to 1 Hour + 5 photos: $550
Up to 2 Hours + 10 photos: $900

Additional Hour: $150/block hr
Additional photos: $50/photo
  • ⚑ Flash photography (one-light set-up)
  • 🌞 Use of natural light when necessary
  • Pace of shoot: Slow

Deliveries
  • Advanced Edit (skin retouching)
  • Digital copies (high resolution JPG)
  • Photos selection in low resolution PDF

Special Requests/ Add-Ons
  • Additional lighting set-up: +$50/light
  • Revision of photo edit: +$15/photo
  • Expedited photo edit (3 days after shoot):
    +$35/photo (subject to availability)
  • Privacy of photos: +$100/hr booked

⚑ Studio Shoot

Please note that my home photography studio is not available until further notice.
1) My studio,
2) Your booked external studio, or
3) Makeshift studio @ your location

Details: Photo Studio

Hairstyling & Makeup

$180 /Female
$120 /Male
  • 1x Hair & Makeup Artist (HMUA)
  • Up to 1 hour
  • 1 Look (Hairstyling for a neat look & Makeup)

  • Add-Ons
  • Follow through the photoshoot: +$60/hr
    (subject to availability)

Details: Hair & Makeup Artist (HMUA)

NOTE

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All booked duration

Includes changing of equipment, wardrobe, makeup, hairstyle, and travelling (if applicable) during the shoot.
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Please read

(1) Checklist for hiring a photographer, (2) FAQ and (3) Service Agreement before making enquiries.
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Ideas and advice

Will only be given to serious clients after a booking fee is being placed.

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FAQs

How Much Does a Personal Branding Photographer Cost?

The cost of hiring a personal branding photographer can vary depending on factors such as the photographer's experience and location, the length of the photoshoot, and the number of photographs that are included.

How Long Does a Personal Branding Photoshoot Take?

The length of a personal branding photoshoot can vary, but it is usually at least an hour or two. This allows time for the photographer to set up, take a variety of shots, and review and select the best images.



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