I just got a new company headshot for work. We had a photographer, David Fairchild, come into our offices and take shots of our team. He had me laughing in many of the proofs after asking me to lean in like a cat. I had fun with it and ultimately picked the following photo:
What do you think? There were other shots where I wasn't leaning like that, but I looked too serious or stuffy in those. Previously for new biz pitches and bios, I had been using my journalism looking photo:
Or this one, where I'm doing my best CEO imitation:
I have a fondness for the ones above because I like that they are set in my favorite place in New York City, The Chelsea Market and they do set the scene a bit more. However, they clashed with the more corporate headshots of my peers.