Dr Jennifer Ashton recently visited the studio for this portrait in her upcoming book Life After SuicideRead More
Photographing Bruce Ratner in my studio I got to know the very real New Yorker beyond the public figure.Read More
When I get an assignment to photograph executives in dark suits against a black background, the challenge is to make them more of a portrait than a headshot. By shooting them off-center and giving them something to lean against, the tension makes the portrait more distinctive.Read More
Photos of people not posing and just going about their business are especially useful for design purposes. The photo of some guy in some other office is not as powerful as your colleagues in your office. Tell your story without stock photos, transparency is key in 2018.Read More
Enjoyed working with Jack Petersen of Dynasty Financial Partners for Summit Trail Advisors
Read Wall Street Journal full article “On Working With Financial Executives” on wsj.com
Shoutout to the boss ladies disrupting their industries in style!Read More
Reasons candid photos are useful:
Authenticity that corny stock photos cant convey.
Communicates your sense of collaboration
Shows your team working together
Shares your company culture
Captures a moment
Humanistic and relatable
Journalistic style photos tells your story.
As the photographer working with LinkedIn executives, I'd like to share the elements for a perfect corporate headshot. Here are 7 tips to achieve a high-ranking profile pic:
- Hire a Professional.
- Arrive with an open mind.
- Look straight into the camera.
It's that time again. You are rebranding your business, and now you want to revamp your website to match. You could go to a stock photo agency to find images that illustrate what your company is about, but if you really want to stand out and give yourself a unique look, it might be time to consider hiring a photographer to provide the photography for your entire site.
Using one corporate photographer to work on the job side by side with you ensures consistency with your branding and personal image, and gives your website a cohesive, professional look that would be hard to acquire otherwise.
Michael Benabib photographed all the images for the below site, for Dynasty Financial Partners. Note how the headshots and board of directors portrait all have a consistent style with the feeling of the site.
A shoot with a professional corporate photography company such as Executive Photos NYC also gives you the opportunity to update your headshot. It's extremely important to keep your headshots updated as often this is the first impression any client or potential business partner will have of you.
Four financial advisers have resigned from Barclays PLC’s U.S. wealth-management unit to join their former colleagues at independent advisory firm Summit Trail Advisors.
Advisers Jerry Lucas, Megan Sclafani, Peter Gambee and Michael Cohen, who managed $1 billion in client assets at Barclays, have joined Summit Trail’s New York office.
Corporate photography Copyright Michael Benabib Executive Photos NYC.
The Weinstein Company (TWC) is an American mini-major film studio founded by Bob and Harvey Weinstein in 2005 after the brothers left the then-Disney-owned Miramax Films, which they had co-founded in 1979. They retained ownership of the Dimension Films label of Miramax. It is one of the largest mini-major film studios in North America.
Highest grossing films include Django Unchained, Silver Linings Playbook and The Kings Speech.
Photographed for Newsweek Magazine Copyright 2016 Michael Benabib
Dr. Oz is vice-chair and professor of surgery at Columbia University. He directs the Cardiovascular Institute and Complementary Medicine Program at NewYork–Presbyterian Hospital. His research interests include heart replacement surgery, minimally invasive cardiac surgery, complementary medicine and healthcare policy. He has authored over 400 original publications, book chapters and medical books and has received several patents.
Lisa Oz is a producer, writer, actress, and frequent co-host of The Dr. Oz Show on Oprah & Friends’ XM radio telecast. Lisa has co-authored three New York Times best selling books, including the “YOU: The Owner’s Manual” series.She is President of Ozworks LLC, a media and investment consulting company that she founded, and directs Pine Room Pictures, a production company specializing in family friendly media.
Chris is a Co-Founder of Facebook, the largest social networking site in the world. Most recently, he served as New Media Strategist for President Barack Obama’s presidential campaign and pioneered the use of online campaigning through the political social networking site My.BarackObama.com.
Chris is a graduate of Harvard College, earning a B.A. in History and Literature.