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LinkedIn Profile Photography

Why do we use LinkedIn? We use it to connect with other professionals, and maybe even potential clients. Let’s make sure to be giving out the right impression of ourselves. Research shows that your profile picture will be that determining factor of whether someone continues to look at your profile or not. Anyone who sees your LinkedIn page will first click n your profile picture. If they like what they see, they may continue to look at you. If they don’t, they’ll move on. According to research, you have 7 seconds to make a first impression on someone. Jen is a expert LinkedIn portrait photographer and expert expression coach.  She will guid you to get the best shot possible. 

1. Composing the Perfect LinkedIn Profile Picture. Let’s start by focusing on your composition. Your photo should be neither a full body image nor a face-only. You want the sweet spot in between. We want to see your shoulders, your face, and some of your background. Whatever you do, make sure to take up the full frame. There’s nothing anybody hates more than having to squint at your image or not be able to see you at all. As a Pittsburgh photographer that is especially trained I will help you get this balance just right for you. 

Your image backdrops. Remember, this is a corporate headshot. But it’s okay to use a more colorful, fun background for LinkedIn. But we have found that a solid color, like a light grey, a dark grey or, solid white background not only to lessen any distraction but also highlight yourself more in the photo. 

2. Personality Meets Professionalism. Your LinkedIn profile picture, like a business headshot, should be a mixture of professionalism and personality. The Idea of an extremely serious headshot has become very dated.  The key is to look friendly and approachable, with a genuine smile or natural face, to encourage connection with other professionals.  This may seem daunting, but don’t worry about it! We’re here to help you capture the perfect facial expression. 

Part of bringing out your personality means looking like yourself. Nobody wants surprises when it comes to your online self. While your hair, wardrobe, and makeup (especially ladies) might enhance your beauty, it should still look natural. People are looking to work with you, and they want to know who they’re working with. 

 You’ve gotten your image, now what? Don’t over-edit your photo! No filters!  LinkedIn not Facebook or Instagram.  Keep your image a sharp, clean-looking, natural photo.  We provide you with a final image that is perfectly sized and cropped for LinkedIn.

3. Your Business Best. Wardrobe, our favorite topic. We talk about this in almost every article, but it’s just so important. For your LinkedIn profile you want to wear something that you would wear to your workplace. It should represent you at your day to day business best.

Hopefully these tips will help you take and upload your LinkedIn profile picture. Remember, this will be the first thing anyone looks at on your page, so make it the best, and most accurate, representation of yourself you possibly can! 

 

jen worley photographer

Jen Barker Worley Photography
555 Grant Street, Suite 337 Offices at the William Penn Pittsburgh, PA 15219

https://jenworley.com
412-370-4520

Instagram post 17897877079650544 Throw back to last year, of another great financial team that wanted to project an vibrant and modern image.How do you do that?  Clothes and background.  Ditch the black jackets, pivot from the banky-wood-boardroom background.Shot at the modern lobby of US Steel Tower (which is Pittsburgh’s tallest building, if you want to know) , back when they actually had placed for you to sit!  Wow, does it look empty now when you drive by on 579 exit ramp. Thanks Covid.#pittsburgh  #pittsburghprofessional
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Throw back to last year, of another great financial team that wanted to project an vibrant and modern image. How do you do that? Clothes and background. Ditch the black jackets, pivot from the banky-wood-boardroom background. Shot at the modern lobby of US Steel Tower (which is Pittsburgh’s tallest building, if you want to know) , back when they actually had placed for you to sit! Wow, does it look empty now when you drive by on 579 exit ramp. Thanks Covid. #pittsburgh #pittsburghprofessional #pittsburghphotographer #pittsburghheadshots #headshots #headshotcrew #canon #downtownpittsburgh #pittsburghcreative #412project #steelcity #capturedpgh #Lovepgh #burghsnap #headshotphotographer #pghcreative #financial #ml #ussteel ...

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#pittsburghphotographer #pittsburghheadshots #headshots #headshotcrew #canon
#downtownpittsburgh #pittsburghcreative #412project #steelcity #capturedpgh #Lovepgh #burghsnap #headshotphotographer #pghcreative  #financial #sewickley

Now this you can tell was a shoot from last year. Maybe I shouldn’t post it because seeing this many people close together now makes us nervous! 🤣 Shot at the beautiful @uniontrustbuilding , this financial team does a group photo every year to send out to their clients. This year, we had to make alternative plans for their card. #pittsburgh #pittsburghprofessional #pittsburghphotographer #pittsburghheadshots #headshots #headshotcrew #canon #downtownpittsburgh #pittsburghcreative #412project #steelcity #capturedpgh #Lovepgh #burghsnap #headshotphotographer #pghcreative #financial #sewickley ...

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Instagram post 18076303501243268 This was a bit of a tricky shoot. (But an absolute pleasure working with this team!)First off:  Covid. Everyone in this Financial Group were tested first.  Even then, we wouldn’t have done the shoot if it couldn’t be outside.Second:  Tiny little kayaking dock, with only one narrow angle to get seven people lined up with the bridge behind them.  Barely, and I mean barely, fit between the old rusty dock lights.  But this was the spot that needed to be used, so I was determined to make it work!Third:  Hazards. Boat tie-downs were pretty serious tripping hazards. Dock moved.  Had to set one light on the catwalk, with Dan reaching around a light pole on the other end with another light on a boom.  Yes, broke one light because of wind (forgot to weight properly!). And then I’m shooting tethered, on the beach about 20 feet away... all kinds of “river beach” debris, including a spike sticking up from the ground that I marked with beer cans (one again, debris), so the decision maker could walk over and wouldn’t trip, so we could approve and make adjustments to the scene.Would I do this again?  Absolutely!  But next time I would bring orange spray paint, caution tape, and make sure I actually attached the weight to my light stand! 🤣#pittsburgh  #pittsburghprofessional
#pittsburghphotographer #pittsburghheadshots #headshots #headshotcrew #canon
#downtownpittsburgh #pittsburghcreative #412project #steelcity #capturedpgh #Lovepgh #burghsnap #headshotphotographer #pghcreative  #financial #sewickley

This was a bit of a tricky shoot. (But an absolute pleasure working with this team!) First off: Covid. Everyone in this Financial Group were tested first. Even then, we wouldn’t have done the shoot if it couldn’t be outside. Second: Tiny little kayaking dock, with only one narrow angle to get seven people lined up with the bridge behind them. Barely, and I mean barely, fit between the old rusty dock lights. But this was the spot that needed to be used, so I was determined to make it work! Third: Hazards. Boat tie-downs were pretty serious tripping hazards. Dock moved. Had to set one light on the catwalk, with Dan reaching around a light pole on the other end with another light on a boom. Yes, broke one light because of wind (forgot to weight properly!). And then I’m shooting tethered, on the beach about 20 feet away... all kinds of “river beach” debris, including a spike sticking up from the ground that I marked with beer cans (one again, debris), so the decision maker could walk over and wouldn’t trip, so we could approve and make adjustments to the scene. Would I do this again? Absolutely! But next time I would bring orange spray paint, caution tape, and make sure I actually attached the weight to my light stand! 🤣 #pittsburgh #pittsburghprofessional #pittsburghphotographer #pittsburghheadshots #headshots #headshotcrew #canon #downtownpittsburgh #pittsburghcreative #412project #steelcity #capturedpgh #Lovepgh #burghsnap #headshotphotographer #pghcreative #financial #sewickley ...

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Instagram post 17883907666793534 Guys in grey: Vincent.#pittsburgh  #pittsburghprofessional
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#downtownpittsburgh #pittsburghcreative #412project #steelcity #capturedpgh #Lovepgh #burghsnap #headshotphotographer #pghcreative #downtownpittsburgh  #actor

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Instagram post 17847530063361519 Last for now on my Women on White series.  Pearls match the background, and blazer matches the glasses. Sweet.#pittsburgh  #pittsburghprofessional
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#downtownpittsburgh #pittsburghcreative #412project #steelcity #capturedpgh #Lovepgh #burghsnap #headshotphotographer #pghcreative #downtownpittsburgh  #pittsburghwomen

Last for now on my Women on White series. Pearls match the background, and blazer matches the glasses. Sweet. #pittsburgh #pittsburghprofessional #pittsburghphotographer #pittsburghheadshots #headshots #headshotcrew #canon #downtownpittsburgh #pittsburghcreative #412project #steelcity #capturedpgh #Lovepgh #burghsnap #headshotphotographer #pghcreative #downtownpittsburgh #pittsburghwomen ...

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#pittsburghphotographer #pittsburghheadshots #headshots #headshotcrew #canon
#downtownpittsburgh #pittsburghcreative #412project #steelcity #capturedpgh #Lovepgh #burghsnap #headshotphotographer #pghcreative #downtownpittsburgh  #pittsburghwomen

Totally envying her beautiful skin. 😁 Most people prefer this modern grey background because it is great for all skin tones and skin colors. One last grey background for now... next posts we’ll call my “women on white” series. #pittsburgh #pittsburghprofessional #pittsburghphotographer #pittsburghheadshots #headshots #headshotcrew #canon #downtownpittsburgh #pittsburghcreative #412project #steelcity #capturedpgh #Lovepgh #burghsnap #headshotphotographer #pghcreative #downtownpittsburgh #pittsburghwomen ...

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Instagram post 17898137005593759 I was supposed to post a picture a day last week, and forgot Friday!  So I missed sharing Rebecca’s beautiful smile.Oh, by “every day in a week”, I mean Mon-Fri... Because like, post 7 days in a row?  Yeah, I’m not that IG friendly. 🤣#pittsburgh  #pittsburghprofessional
#pittsburghphotographer #pittsburghheadshots #headshots #headshotcrew #canon
#downtownpittsburgh #pittsburghcreative #412project #steelcity #capturedpgh #Lovepgh #burghsnap #headshotphotographer #pghcreative #downtownpittsburgh  #pittsburghwomen

I was supposed to post a picture a day last week, and forgot Friday! So I missed sharing Rebecca’s beautiful smile. Oh, by “every day in a week”, I mean Mon-Fri... Because like, post 7 days in a row? Yeah, I’m not that IG friendly. 🤣 #pittsburgh #pittsburghprofessional #pittsburghphotographer #pittsburghheadshots #headshots #headshotcrew #canon #downtownpittsburgh #pittsburghcreative #412project #steelcity #capturedpgh #Lovepgh #burghsnap #headshotphotographer #pghcreative #downtownpittsburgh #pittsburghwomen ...

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#downtownpittsburgh #pittsburghcreative #412project #steelcity #capturedpgh #Lovepgh #burghsnap #headshotphotographer #pghcreative #downtownpittsburgh  #pittsburghwomen

Wednesday, Ladies on Grey #pittsburgh #pittsburghprofessional #pittsburghphotographer #pittsburghheadshots #headshots #headshotcrew #canon #downtownpittsburgh #pittsburghcreative #412project #steelcity #capturedpgh #Lovepgh #burghsnap #headshotphotographer #pghcreative #downtownpittsburgh #pittsburghwomen ...

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Instagram post 17852927684299981 Tuesday, Ladies on Grey#pittsburgh  #pittsburghprofessional
#pittsburghphotographer #pittsburghheadshots #headshots #headshotcrew #canon
#downtownpittsburgh #pittsburghcreative #412project #steelcity #capturedpgh #Lovepgh #burghsnap #headshotphotographer #pghcreative #downtownpittsburgh  #pittsburghwomen

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Instagram post 17865898001065976 I have photographed some amazing women as of late, and have truly loved their photos. (Although to be honest, all the people I photograph are amazing and I love their pics!)So I’m going to do a post a day to feature my ladies on grey.  Starting with Cathy here.  Beautiful hair color!#pittsburgh  #pittsburghprofessional
#pittsburghphotographer #pittsburghheadshots #headshots #headshotcrew #canon
#downtownpittsburgh #pittsburghcreative #412project #steelcity #capturedpgh #Lovepgh #burghsnap #headshotphotographer #pghcreative #downtownpittsburgh  #pittsburghwomen

I have photographed some amazing women as of late, and have truly loved their photos. (Although to be honest, all the people I photograph are amazing and I love their pics!) So I’m going to do a post a day to feature my ladies on grey. Starting with Cathy here. Beautiful hair color! #pittsburgh #pittsburghprofessional #pittsburghphotographer #pittsburghheadshots #headshots #headshotcrew #canon #downtownpittsburgh #pittsburghcreative #412project #steelcity #capturedpgh #Lovepgh #burghsnap #headshotphotographer #pghcreative #downtownpittsburgh #pittsburghwomen ...

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Instagram post 17861676410080083 Last blue photo for the week.
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#downtownpittsburgh #pittsburghcreative #412project #steelcity #capturedpgh #Lovepgh #burghsnap #headshotphotographer #pghcreative #downtownpittsburgh

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Instagram post 18126029935126921 I wish on every Zoom meeting, instead of people’s black boxes when the video is off, everyone would have an engaging profile photo on display.  It’s just so much more friendly and connecting!I think I’ve changed my profile pic three times this year.  Not being indecisive; exploring the different vibes of headshots . 💙#pittsburgh  #pittsburghprofessional
#pittsburghphotographer #pittsburghheadshots #headshots #headshotcrew #canon
#downtownpittsburgh #pittsburghcreative #412project #steelcity #capturedpgh #Lovepgh #burghsnap #headshotphotographer #pghcreative #downtownpittsburgh #zoomprofile #zoom

I wish on every Zoom meeting, instead of people’s black boxes when the video is off, everyone would have an engaging profile photo on display. It’s just so much more friendly and connecting! I think I’ve changed my profile pic three times this year. Not being indecisive; exploring the different vibes of headshots . 💙 #pittsburgh #pittsburghprofessional #pittsburghphotographer #pittsburghheadshots #headshots #headshotcrew #canon #downtownpittsburgh #pittsburghcreative #412project #steelcity #capturedpgh #Lovepgh #burghsnap #headshotphotographer #pghcreative #downtownpittsburgh #zoomprofile #zoom ...

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Instagram post 18135317794099158 Happy Monday!  Yet another beginning of the week with the most peaceful commute ever... ‘cause downtown is still a bit empty.I’ve been feelin the blue background as of late.  Color, casual, and happy.  Feel it gives a nice vibe. 💙#pittsburgh  #pittsburghprofessional
#pittsburghphotographer #pittsburghheadshots #headshots #headshotcrew #canon
#downtownpittsburgh #pittsburghcreative #412project #steelcity #capturedpgh #Lovepgh #burghsnap #headshotphotographer #pghcreative #pittsburghactors  #actors

Happy Monday! Yet another beginning of the week with the most peaceful commute ever... ‘cause downtown is still a bit empty. I’ve been feelin the blue background as of late. Color, casual, and happy. Feel it gives a nice vibe. 💙 #pittsburgh #pittsburghprofessional #pittsburghphotographer #pittsburghheadshots #headshots #headshotcrew #canon #downtownpittsburgh #pittsburghcreative #412project #steelcity #capturedpgh #Lovepgh #burghsnap #headshotphotographer #pghcreative #pittsburghactors #actors ...

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Instagram post 17877694000804348 Last Blue of the Week.  I love it when people go with a color-bright blazer!  We all need color in our life.  Blue is a happy color. 😉😁💙#pittsburghwomen  #pittsburghprofessional
#pittsburghphotographer #pittsburghheadshots #headshots #headshotcrew
#downtownpittsburgh #pittsburghcreative #412project #steelcity #capturedpgh #Lovepgh #burghsnap #headshotphotographer #pghcreative #Blue  #bluejacket

Last Blue of the Week. I love it when people go with a color-bright blazer! We all need color in our life. Blue is a happy color. 😉😁💙 #pittsburghwomen #pittsburghprofessional #pittsburghphotographer #pittsburghheadshots #headshots #headshotcrew #downtownpittsburgh #pittsburghcreative #412project #steelcity #capturedpgh #Lovepgh #burghsnap #headshotphotographer #pghcreative #Blue #bluejacket ...

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Instagram post 17858360432146022 To continue “Blue Week”, and the legacy of  the blue power dress.Tanya is the CEO for Dress for Success Pittsburgh @dfspgh an organization that empowers women who are entering or returning to the workforce.#pittsburghwomen  #pittsburghprofessional
#pittsburghphotographer #pittsburghheadshots #headshots #headshotcrew
#downtownpittsburgh #pittsburghcreative #412project #steelcity #capturedpgh #Lovepgh #burghsnap #headshotphotographer #pghcreative #Blue  #bluepowerdress

To continue “Blue Week”, and the legacy of the blue power dress. Tanya is the CEO for Dress for Success Pittsburgh @dfspgh an organization that empowers women who are entering or returning to the workforce. #pittsburghwomen #pittsburghprofessional #pittsburghphotographer #pittsburghheadshots #headshots #headshotcrew #downtownpittsburgh #pittsburghcreative #412project #steelcity #capturedpgh #Lovepgh #burghsnap #headshotphotographer #pghcreative #Blue #bluepowerdress ...

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Instagram post 17897173084563714 Blue is definitely one of my faves when it comes to color.  So I‘m making this “blue week”, and showcasing three awesome #Pittsburgh professional women wearing this knock-out color.I’m all about the blue power dress, as I call it.#pittsburghwomen  #pittsburghprofessional
#pittsburghphotographer #pittsburghheadshots #headshots #headshotcrew
#downtownpittsburgh #pittsburghcreative #412project #steelcity #capturedpgh #Lovepgh #burghsnap #headshotphotographer #pghcreative #Blue  #bluepowerdress #executives

Blue is definitely one of my faves when it comes to color. So I‘m making this “blue week”, and showcasing three awesome #Pittsburgh professional women wearing this knock-out color. I’m all about the blue power dress, as I call it. #pittsburghwomen #pittsburghprofessional #pittsburghphotographer #pittsburghheadshots #headshots #headshotcrew #downtownpittsburgh #pittsburghcreative #412project #steelcity #capturedpgh #Lovepgh #burghsnap #headshotphotographer #pghcreative #Blue #bluepowerdress #executives ...

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Instagram post 17876550019820836 Something cool for a Monday.#actor  #pittsburghactors
#pittsburghphotographer #pittsburghheadshots #headshots #headshotcrew
#downtownpittsburgh #pittsburghcreative #412project #steelcity #capturedpgh #Lovepgh #burghsnap #headshotphotographer #pghcreative #Sunglasses

Something cool for a Monday. #actor #pittsburghactors #pittsburghphotographer #pittsburghheadshots #headshots #headshotcrew #downtownpittsburgh #pittsburghcreative #412project #steelcity #capturedpgh #Lovepgh #burghsnap #headshotphotographer #pghcreative #Sunglasses ...

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