Photographs for social media for entrepreneur and businesses

Photography for social media in London

I have a very exciting announcement!

I have created “Photography for Social Media” packages that are ideal for entrepreneurs and business owners that want to leverage the power of social media for their brand.

I have a number of packages to create content for your brand to use on your social media platforms.

A regular flow of photographs for your social media is something we all need all the time.

The images can be used to update the website, on social media posts and on blog posts.

As a regular writer of blog posts for my own business I know how important that is in terms of search engines and being found on google by potential customers.

But before we start, let’s look at what is Photography for Social Media and how it works.

What is Photography for Social Media?  

Photography for social media is the art of capturing and sharing moments through images to connect, inspire, and engage with a vast online audience.

It goes beyond mere snapshots, encompassing the skillful use of composition, lighting, and storytelling to convey emotions, ideas, and experiences.

In the world of social media, where attention spans are fleeting, compelling photographs have the power to stop the scroll and leave a lasting impact.

Who is Photography for Social Media for?  

Another aspect we need to consider is who is Photography for Social Media for?

Photography for social media is for anyone seeking to share their experiences, stories, and creativity with the world.

From solopreneurs passionate about their daily lives to businesses aiming to showcase their products and services, photography for social media offers a dynamic platform to connect, engage, and inspire.

Influencers leverage it to curate their personal brand, while entrepreneurs use it to build brand identity, and artists transform their visions into visual artistry.

Whether you’re a creator or a dedicated professional, photography for social media highlights all your endeavours in visual tales that resonate in the ever-evolving landscape of the digital age.

How to find the right Photographer for your Social Media?  

Finding the right photographer for your social media is a process and I would love to share my tips on how to find the right person for you.

  1. Define Your Requirements: Determine the purpose of your photography needs. Are you looking for lifestyle shots, product photography, portraits, travel content, or something else? Clarify the style, mood, and message you want to convey through your social media.
  2. Research and Referrals: Start by asking friends, colleagues, or fellow social media users if they have any recommendations for photographers. You can also search online, explore hashtags related to your niche, or visit photography websites and social media profiles.
  3. Portfolio Review: Once you’ve found potential photographers, review their portfolios. Look for consistency in style, quality, and the ability to capture the essence you’re seeking. Check if their previous work aligns with your aesthetic and purpose.
  4. Check Reviews and Testimonials: Read reviews and testimonials from past clients to gauge their satisfaction level and overall experience working with the photographer. This can provide insights into their professionalism, communication, and reliability.
  5. Contact and Communication: Reach out to the photographers you’re interested in. Initiate a conversation to discuss your project, expectations, and budget. Effective communication is crucial to ensure both parties are on the same page.
  6. Discuss Rates and Agreements: Get a clear understanding of the photographer’s pricing structure. Some photographers charge by the hour, project, or deliverables. Discuss usage rights for the photos on social media and any licensing agreements.
  7. Meet or Interview: If possible, schedule a meeting or have a video call to discuss your project in detail. This allows you to assess their personality, approach, and whether you feel comfortable working together.
  8. Ask Questions: Inquire about their experience, equipment, editing process, and turnaround time. Ask about how they handle challenges or unexpected situations during a shoot.
  9. Creativity and Flexibility: A good photographer should be creative and adaptable to your needs. They should be able to contribute ideas that enhance your concept and make necessary adjustments as required.
  10. Check References: Don’t hesitate to ask for references from previous clients if you want to gain more insight into their work ethic and professionalism.
  11. Review the Contract: If you decide to move forward, carefully review the contract or agreement. Ensure all terms, deliverables, timelines, and usage rights are clearly stated and agreed upon by both parties.
  12. Collaboration: Once you’ve selected a photographer, collaborate closely throughout the process. Provide clear guidelines and feedback during the shoot and editing stages to achieve the desired outcome.

Finding the right photographer is essential for creating impactful and engaging content for social media. Taking the time to choose the person who resonates most with your style and understands your objectives, is important to the success of the project. 

What is included in my Packages of Photography for Social Media?

If you decide to work with me, of course I would be delighted to tell you more about the packages I have and what they include.

Below are the key elements but the easiest way to get to know each other is to jump on a call where I can talk you through and better understand what you’d like to achieve.

Mighty Starting Package £500

This includes:

– A social media photography review for your account

– A branding questionnaire

– 3 hours photoshoot

– My guidance every step of the way

– Different outifts and 2 locations.

From the resulting gallery of between 100-150 images you can chose the final images that I will edit and you can use with full rights.

– 5 final edited personal brand portraits

– 10 final action shots showing off your personality and type of service or products you provide.

– behind the scenes shots and videos of the photoshoot.

Other packages

Other packages are available for more content and images and I love to discuss with business owners about:

  • Your goals
  • How you want to use the images
  • The looks and styles you want to create
  • The locations you want to create the images in.

The next packages up are:

Aspiring package £1000

This includes all day shooting and creating content and 50 final edited portraits and action shots.

Premium package £1700

2 all day photoshoots that can be purchased as a package but the photoshoots can be spread out.

100 final edited portraits and action shots from each photoshoot.

This is the premium option because it includes more images and also the opportunity to create consistency and a regular flow of photographs for your social media.

Book a call and I will review your social media photography

I would love to give you the opportunity to book a call with me where we go through your photography for social media strategy based on your goals and what you want to achieve.

Photography is a powerful tool in the marketing mix and it drives your business forward.

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Would you like to work with me?  

If you are ready to take your photography for social media to the next level, we can start working together for great results.

You can get in touch, by phone 07934788100 or email photography@shimilimears.com or send an enquiry via the button below, I will respond as soon as I can.

Looking forward to hearing from you and helping you get some more exciting results from your social media strategy.