DON’T TELL YOUR CUSTOMERS WHO YOU ARE – SHOW THEM

Why spend days cobbling together words to describe who you are and what you stand for when a single outstanding image will do the job far better? I have the vision and experience to capture you at your inspirational best. All the passion, trustworthiness and talent you bring to your work will be reflected in the images I create for you. One glance at your portrait, and without any conscious thought, your customers and prospects will be drawn to you, eager to connect. Getting the imagery for your personal branding right simply makes good business sense.

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HOW I BREATHE LIFE INTO YOUR PERSONAL BRANDING 

When it comes to personal branding, I don’t have a client type. Nor do I have a recognisable style. And that’s precisely why my customers enjoy working with me and keep referring me on – they love that I consistently produce clean, crisp pictures while refusing to be pinned down to a single photographic approach yielding predictable results.

 Let’s face it, the whole point of you hiring a personal branding photographer is for you to be seen for who you are. You represent your brand and tell your story to clients your way. My skill is in being able to park my own style and translate yours into imagery that screams you.

You’ll see what I mean if you head over to my Instagram feed where I post pictures from my clients’ photoshoots (with their permission of course). Each image is quite different to the ones either side of it, giving my feed an eclectic quality that I love (and I’m confident you will too).


what my clients say about me…

Fettle and bloom

Cristy wears 3 different ‘hats’ all within the health and wellness space. She’s a hospital dietician, works out of a clinic and also runs her own business: Fettle and Bloom where she specialises in her passion, helping her clients overcome their IBS symptoms.

Due to the varied nature of Cristy’s roles, we chose a lifestyle style session that focussed on health and nutrition, two main elements to her life. Combining these images with situational ones (she’s based in Bath and we needed that to be very clear) and showing how her clients can work with her, we managed to tell her story in a way that’s perfect for her new website and social media feeds.

You’ve captured amazing shots and I can’t think of anyone more perfect to work with, I was so nervous before but felt so relaxed on the day. Thank you!

but the books

The team were expanding and they needed updated imagery to include the increased scale of their business. They’re also far from the stereotype we think of when we imagine accountants and there was a little challenge thrown in…..

Kirsty didn’t have an easy brief, we were a number of people who didn’t know each other and oh, I’d asked her to disguise the fact that I was heavily pregnant!

From our initial thorough conversation, when Kirsty seemed to have thought of everything, right through to putting us at total ease on the day and delivering a fantastic set of photos which give us many options we can use on all different platforms, Kirsty was amazing.

It’s unfair to say she exceeded my expectations, because I’ve seen the quality of her work and knew she was the right photographer for us, but I was very very impressed and wouldn’t hesitate to work with Kirsty again.

plan and grow

Karen’s background in business gives her a level of knowledge that we don’t often see in the small business space, and her new images needed to reflect that. 

 She’s more than a coach and her approach as a strategist is different to most. Her images needed to incorporate her corporate skills, as those skills are a massive USP for her, but they also needed to make it clear that she’s no corporate robot – she’s friendly, warm, approachable and passionate about helping micro-businesses succeed.

Kirsty got under the skin of my business and made sure she understood what I wanted to reflect. Being honest, I was dreading the shoot as I’m nervous in front of the camera, but Kirsty managed to take me through that into feeling empowered and positive. Her process helped me clarify my thinking on my branding and led to a change in those and since using my images I have a new found confidence in my business voice and you can see an increase in my engagement as a result

the study buddy

Nathan contacted me after being told by his PR that he was being included in The Times’ educational supplement and that he needed some professional imagery, pronto! Soon after, other publications expressed an interest in writing about him, and it became clear that his website needed updating to service the resulting enquiries.

Stop reading reviews, and book her already. Kirsty was nothing short of amazing. From the very first phone call consultation, she took the time to understand not just what I thought I wanted but also to get under the skin of my business to better inform her direction of the shots. I am not comfortable in-front of the camera but Kirsty’s entire approach is disarmingly personable. In no time at all she had created a relaxed atmosphere where my self consciousness [all but] disappeared.

Between the product shots, incidental shots and also the personal branding ones, I have an incredible selection for web, social and PR. I couldn’t have asked for a more professional service or output at such great value.

keyboard smash

Sarah had been through a rebrand and needed her website imagery to be brought inline with that. She had planned a full branding session and then became pregnant, so booked the “your first chapter” package to tide her over until later in the year.

I could not be more pleased with the results! I did not realise how BAD my images and website looked like before! I have recently had my branding done and these images have bought it all together and made my branding ‘pop’. It has given me confidence in my business as I feel a lot more professional and I really appreciate the depth and understanding that Kirsty has with branding photography. She could give advice down to the tiniest detail which shows that you really need a professional when getting your branding photography done, and you’ll find that in Kirsty. Could not be more pleased with the final results!

Fit for adventure

As a Physiotherapist specialising in injury, Charlie needed to balance clinical expertise with warmth and approachability. Her clients are likely to be feeling vulnerable so a visual story-board was necessary for her website, to gently walk her clients through the options of working with her and to familiarise them with the therapeutic process.

Kirsty was amazing to work with! She puts you completely at ease from the moment you first contact her. I was definitely a long way out of my comfort zone having branding photography done but Kirsty took the time to get to know me, how I worked and what the business was about. She made the sessions light hearted and fun, putting me and my model (a friend) at ease, and guided us through the process in a caring way. Kirsty made sure throughout that she was capturing the breadth of photos I wanted and made really helpful suggestions to ensure the photos showed the full story of my business. It was a great experience and the whole process from initial enquiry to receiving my finished photos was a pleasure and very efficient. The finished photos are fantastic! I would totally recommend Kirsty. She is a wonderful person and a true professional.

Becky Barnes style

Becky was about to be featured in the press as a champion of pre-loved fashion but only had images of her in high-street stores which didn’t represent her brand. We scheduled a lightening quick session on one of her favourite shopping streets and got to work. The images have a vintage feel to reinforce the pre-loved messaging.

Kirsty stepped in at short notice to take photos for a brand photoshoot and was exceptionally good. She put me at ease immediately and the whole exercise was so relaxed and stress free. The aftercare has also been incredible and Kirsty’s attention to detail is just brilliant. Very very pleased and I wouldn’t hesitate to recommend.

the unicorn factory

Helen has such a unique business and naturally wanted to reflect her fun, playful, creative side in her branding images. With a name like The Unicorn Factory, there really was only one way this session was going to go…

I love them, I cannot wait to use these wonderful images”

“I was part of a shoot that Kirsty took for a business. Kirsty was able to understand the brief and translate all of the creative thoughts in to fabulous images. She has a lovely manner that makes everyone feel relaxed and therefore getting the most natural results. I would thoroughly recommend Kirsty.

victoria denning aesthetics

Vicky is a qualified and experienced paramedic, and she brought this background into her aesthetics career. She wanted to look professional, highlighting her clinical expertise, while also nodding to the ‘beauty’ element of her work. There was a delicate balance to strike, and I believe we hit it squarely.

Kirsty is amazing! Last week I had a personal branding photo shoot with Kirsty and to say I was impressed is an understatement. The care and attention to detail that Kirsty gave was outstanding.

Kirsty took time to understand me, my brand, my industry and what I needed prior to the shoot. On the day the shoot went so smoothly with Kirsty’s expert knowledge and guidance it was easy to flow through the shots getting exactly what I needed.

I am so impressed with the images and I don’t say this lightly as I don’t usually like pictures of myself. The images reflect me, my personality and the image that it is important for me to convey to my potential clients. They are simply perfect.

what to expect

My packages range from a full branding shoot through to a single headshot, so there’s something for everyone, no matter what stage you find yourself at with your business. Packages includes the following features (what varies between packages is the length of time spent on the shoot, the number of photos taken, and the number of locations and outfit changes):

·       A planning session to ensure we capture the perfect mix of images, conveying the right messages for your brand.

·       Business portraits that show you in a way that will resonate with your ideal clients.

·       Some fun/relaxed/lifestyle images to show your human side and allow you to break up your business-related content with moments where your viewers can get to know you better.

·       Branded stock images to make posting to social media a breeze.

·       Detailed posing guidance so you can forget your nerves and let your images tell your story.

·       Full editing of each image to ensure it reflects the best version of you and your business. Headshots are hand edited to a 'magazine cover' standard and the documentary/lifestyle images will be curated so they (and in turn you) look polished and professional. 

If you’re not sure which option works best for you or you need something different, just give me a call and we’ll figure it out together.


packages & Pricing

 

your novel

£995

Your session will include:

  • Up to 6 hours of session time

  • Up to 6 different locations

  • Up to 8 outfit changes

  • A mixture of business portraits, lifestyle images and branded stock images to suit you

This session is for you if:

  • You know your story and are ready to expand the number of dream clients who hear it.

  • You want a visual storyboard that compels your ideal clients to work with you.

  • You need to showcase all the ways you help your clients, to help prospects visualise themselves working with you. This is an essential first step in building trust, so this package takes care of a vital aspect of your marketing plan. 

  • You want to bring your website to life, create consistency across your social media platforms, brand your blogs, and fuel your PR and media packs.

Your short story

£695

Your session will include:

  • Up to 3 hours of session time

  • Up to 3 different locations

  • Up to 4 outfit changes

  • A mixture of business portraits, lifestyle images and branded stock images to suit you

This session is for you if: · 

  • You're building/refreshing your website and need to bring your message to life.

  • You do a little on social media and would like a bank of images to make posting quick and easy.

  • You either have a specific branding brief in mind or you’re looking for ‘lifestyle’ images.

a new chapter

£295

Your session includes:

  • 90 minutes in my Congresbury studio or on location in Clifton, Bristol

  • One business portrait

  • One lifestyle image

  • THREE branded stock images

This session is for you if:

  • You're just starting out and need a few amazing images to get you going on your website and social media. Also an excellent option if you’re looking for a branding update or a refresh.