Photography Questions

Below are some useful photography question answers. Alternatively, send me a message with your question and I will answer it for you.

PHOTOGRAPHY
QUESTIONS

Below are some useful photography question answers. Alternatively, send me a message with your question and I will answer it for you.

Corporate Headshots Photography FAQs

Before your Corporate Headshots

How do I book you for our corporate headshots?

Booking our corporate headshots photography service is really simple. Just send me a message, or give me a call, with a description of what you are after, your availability, and as many details as possible about your brief and I will get straight back to you with advice on which corporate headshots package fits your needs best and how to book my services. To get in contact with me and find out more about our corporate headshots photography just click here!

Do you have a studio we can use?

If setting up our mobile corporate headshots equipment in your offices is not an option, I have many different locations we can use to capture solid background headshots for you. Once I know where you are based, I will supply you with a collection of local location options that can be used with minimum disruption to your staff’s workday. Alternatively we could discuss capturing your corporate headshots with an external backdrop, your building or a city background for example. This is always a popular choice with my clients. To find out more about corporate headshot photography locations we could use as opposed to your office environment, please send us a message by clicking here.

Do you photograph all over the UK?

I am based in London and photography corporate headshot photography all over the UK. Wherever your business is based, taking corporate headshot photography at your business location will not be a problem. To ask us any questions you might have about your business location, please send us a message by clicking here.

How much space do you need to set up the lighting?

Our non-intrusive portable corporate headshot photography setup is very flexible for all business environments. I like to recommend an area of 2 meters by 4 meters for a comfortable setup for your employees, but this can be customised in different ways to work in all restricted office spaces. To find out more about this service please send us a message by clicking here and I will happily guide you through the corporate headshot photography setup options.

Can you photograph large teams of 100+ people?

I am very adept at working with large scale companies and have corporate headshot photography packages that can cater to business teams of 300+ people shot across multiple days. To find out more about these corporate headshot photography packages send me a message by clicking here.

Can I book a headshot for just one person?

I have corporate headshot photography packages that are specifically tailored for just one person or small groups. These can be booked as a standalone shoot or used to add image to existing collections you might already be using. To find out more about these corporate headshot photography packages send me a message by clicking here.

What should I wear and how do I prepare?

Once you have booked your corporate headshot photography with us, we will guide you through the best way to get the most out of your images. We have a full range of tips and notes that will help you look your absolute best. To find out more about my corporate headshot photography packages and how to look your best in the final images, send us a message by clicking here.

During your Corporate Headshots

Will you organise the plan for the day?

Once you have booked your corporate headshot photography with me, we will have a very detailed conversation about your brief and the best way to capture your images with minimum disruption to you and your employees’ workday. To find out more about how I can organise your corporate headshot photography, please send us a message by clicking here. 

I'm very camera shy, can you help with this?

I understand that looking down the camera lens can be very intimidating. I am very empathic with regards to this and work very closely with my sitters to make sure they do not feel awkward during the talking of their corporate headshot, even making it a comfy and enjoyable experience. To find out more about how we can help with camera-shy moments during your corporate headshot photography, please send me a message to find out more by clicking here. 

Do you help with posing?

Taking your pictures is just a small part of capturing your corporate headshot photography. Before each shoot, I will talk you through what will be involved in the process, the best way to achieve the look we are going for and how to get the best out of their poses. I work with my sitters in a genuine and trusting manner to keep the whole process relaxed and produce very professional and personality-driven imagery. To find out more about how I can guide you through your corporate headshot photography please get in touch by clicking here.

After your Corporate Headshots

Who chooses the final images?

Final images can be selected during the shooting process by being viewed as they are taken on an external screen. Alternatively, I can select the best images captured on the day and they will be supplied to you on a private online digital gallery for you to select the final image set from. To find out more about final images selection and my additional corporate headshot package options click here to get in touch.

Can I have more than one photo?

My corporate headshot photography packages come with many options to add more than one image to a final collection. You might be after different expressions, crops of the body, backgrounds or even clothing options. During the briefing stage, we will discuss exactly what you need from your corporate headshots and work out how many images you require to complete your brief. All our corporate headshot photography packages can be customised to fit your exact needs. To find out more about image options send me a message by clicking here.

How do you edit the images?

All my corporate headshots are individually hand edited to make sure your final images are of a very high standard. All images will be run through an editing process of colour correction, sharpening, softening, cropping, standard masking and blemish removal. Advanced editing options are available as additional elements to your photography package. For example, reducing wrinkles and skin shine, tidying wayward hair, removing complex blemishes and even changing backgrounds. Depending on your needs, advanced editing can be added to your corporate headshots photography package at the beginning of your project or at any point during the editing process. If you have any questions about our corporate headshots editing process and style, click here to find out more.

How will I receive my images?

All my corporate headshot photography packages are supplied to my clients via an online private gallery. This can be used to select images for further editing, sharing with work colleagues or business partners as well as for printing and design purposes. These galleries can be designated as permanent fixtures to make sure you always have access to your images when you need them.  To find out more about our image delivery options and how they can help your company, please send us a message by clicking here. 

How quickly will I receive the images?

During the briefing stage of your corporate headshot photography package, we will discuss any deadlines you may have and make sure your final images are ready to use within your fixed timeline. The scale of your project will need to be taken into consideration and careful planning will be involved to make sure all deadlines are reached on time. To find out more about our corporate headshots delivery options click here to ask us any questions you might have.

Event Photography FAQs

Before your event 

What sort of business events do you shoot?

I photograph a wide range of business event photography. This can range from grand-scale international conferences, taking place across many days and different locations, through to two business people contract signing and posing with a business handshake for the launch of a new project. I’m highly skilled in creating documentary-style event photography to capture the very best of your business event. To find out more about the business event photography services I can provide, click here to get in touch.

Do you shoot parties and family events?

From intimate family gathering birthday celebration through to end of year celebration in lavish venues. I’m highly skilled in creating documentary-style event photography to capture the very best of your happy celebration. To find out more about the celebration and party event photography services I can provide, click here to get in touch.

Do you shoot events outside of London?

I am based in London but work with a wide range of clients all over the UK. From product launches in Ireland to adventure weekends in the Highlands of Scotland, I can be wherever you need me to be. Wherever your company is situated I can create professional event photography there. To find out more about the event photography services I can provide, click here to get in touch.

Do you have a team to cover large events?

Depending on what your event calls for, I can create event photograph on my own or bring in additional photographers and assistants to make sure all the aspects of your event are photographed to the highest standard. During the briefing session, we will work out the best way to cover your project and implement this throughout the occasion. To find out more about the event photography services I can provide, click here to get in touch.

What happens if you get sick and can't attend?

In the event that unforeseen circumstances occur, illness or any other situation beyond my control, I will use my best efforts to provide you with a similar services from another photographer of my equally high standards. To find out more about the event photography services I can provide, click here to get in touch.

During your event

We will need to get in extra equipment?

During the initial briefing and discussions, I will work out what equipment is needed for capturing your specific event photography and if any additional equipment will need to be hired or purchased. This will all be covered in the initial estimate and signed off before any photography takes place. To find out more about the event photography services I can provide, click here to get in touch.

Can you work discreetly during our event?

A professional and discreet service is a guarantee with my event photography service. I make sure that all aspects of your event are captured without causing any disruption to your guest, or getting in the way of their experience. To find out more about the event photography services I can provide, click here to get in touch.

Can we have highlight images during the day?

Of course you can! In these days of instant social media updates, getting your message out to your clients and customers straight ways is very important. When you book my event photography services, I will provide you with a detailed set of photography package options from which you can choose exactly what you need from the shoot. To find out more about the event photography services I can provide, click here to get in touch.

Can we provide you with a shoot list?

Yes you can, that’s actually something I request during the planning stage of your event photography. Your shoot list is a vital part of the event photography process. On the day of your event, I use this list to make sure all the relevant aspects are documented as well as using it as a guide to capturing additional elements that add to your brand messaging. To find out more about the event photography services I can provide, click here to get in touch.

Do you photograph casual and posed images?

I primarily capture documentary event photography images, but I also create posed and stage images when it’s needed, to deliver the right message of your event. During the briefing stage, we will create a shoot list that will cover all the images you need and work out how these need to be captured. To find out more about the event photography services I can provide, click here to get in touch.

After your event

How do we receive our image?

All my event photography images are supplied to our clients via an online private gallery. This can be used to select images for additional editing, sharing with work colleagues or business partners as well as for printing and design purposes. These galleries can be designated as permanent fixtures to make sure you always have access to your images whenever you need them. To find out more about the event photography services I can provide, click here to get in touch.

How quickly will I receive my images?

I can supply event photography images on the day as events happen, straight after the event is concluded, the following day or to any specific deadline you might have. During the briefing stage of your event photography, we will discuss any deadlines you may have and make sure your final images are ready to use within your given timeline. To find out more about the event photography services I can provide, click here to get in touch.

How can we use the images, who has copyright?

Alistair Veryard Photography owns the copyright of all event photography that is produced, which is standard practice in the photography industry. The client is granted permission to use their images for promotional purposes across web and print media in the manner specified in the estimate and contract created. To find out more about copyright and usage of your event photography images, please get in contact with any questions you have by clicking here.

Brand Photography FAQs

Before your shoot

What sort of projects do you photograph?

I can capture a very diverse and wide range of professional commercial photography for clients to elevate their brand image with. We can focus on your business branding, improving it at all levels of client interaction. We can shoot PR campaigns. Create images for product launches and rebrands. Photography events and celebrations. Or even just focus on great company portraits. To get in contact with me and find out more about our commercial photography services, just click here!

How do I book a commercial photography shoot?

Booking my professional commercial photography service is really simple. Just send me a message, or give me a call, with a description of what you are after, your availability, and as many other details as possible about your brief. I will get straight back to you with advice on which commercial photography package fits your needs best and how to book my services. To get in contact with me and find out more about my professional commercial photography services, just click here!

Can we discuss our brief to get your advice?

Understanding your brief and initial ideas is fundamental to producing outstanding commercial photography. I always plan and discuss, in extensive detail, before anything is photographed to make sure I understand exactly how you want to communicate with your brand imagery, the story that needs to be told and how to hold your client’s attention. To get in contact with me and find out more about my professional commercial photography services, just click here!

Do you have a studio we can use?

I work with a variety of professional studio hiring companies all over the UK that can supply spaces of all dimensions to fit any commercial photography projects. Once I know your project brief details and where you are based, I can recommend the best location options for you. To get in contact with me and find out more about my professional commercial photography services, just click here!

Can you photograph at my location?

I photograph on location for clients all over the UK. Depending on your commercial photography needs, I can supply all the necessary equipment to capture all the aspects of your project, from the environment, staff and teams, processes in action, to the final produced products. To get in contact with me and find out more about my professional commercial photography services, just click here!

Do you photograph all over the UK?

I am based in London but work with clients all over the UK. From headshots in Ireland to adventure companies in the Highlands of Scotland, wherever your company is situated is not a problem for me. To get in contact with me and find out more about my professional commercial photography services, just click here!

Do you photograph small single person projects?

I work with brands of all sizes from multinational organisations to single entrepreneurs looking to update their brand image. It’s always a pleasure to work with a single person brand and create images that really get deep into their brand ethos and show their product at its very best. To get in contact with me and find out more about my professional commercial photography services, just click here!

Can you photograph large international projects?

I work with a wide range of clients that have head offices based all over the globe. I have created commercial photography for them that are used internationally on advertising campaigns, product launches, PR events and publications. To get in contact with me and find out more about my professional commercial photography services, just click here!

During your shoot

Will you organise the shoot on the day?

On the day of the shoot, I will take full control of the commercial photography process and make sure everything comes together according to the brief. You and your team are more than welcome to be beside the camera art directing the shoot or even being kept updated via internet link as the photoshoot develops. To get in contact with me and find out more about my professional commercial photography services, just click here!

Will I need to be with you on the day?

That is completely up to you. I am more than adept at running a commercial photoshoot from start to finish, following the brief to exact detail and delivering updates during the shoot if needed. But you are also welcome to art direct on location during the shoot. This can be discussed during the initial briefing to work out the best outcome for the shoot. To get in contact with me and find out more about my professional commercial photography services, just click here!

Will you have all the equipment you need?

During the initial briefing and discussions, I will work out what equipment is needed for the shoot and if any additional equipment will need to be hired or purchased for your commercial photoshoot. This will all be covered in the initial estimate and signed off before any photography takes place. To get in contact with me and find out more about my professional commercial photography services, just click here!

Do you work with a team?

Depending on what your commercial photography project calls for, I will work on my own or bring in additional photographers and assistants to make sure all the aspects of your project are photographed to the highest standard. During the briefing session, we will work out the best way to cover your project. To get in contact with me and find out more about my professional commercial photography services, just click here!

After your shoot

Who chose the final images?

Every commercial photography shoot has a different brief but mostly follow the same setup. After the shoot is concluded you will be supplied with an online gallery containing a collection of edited images to review from and select images to be taken to a second stage if needed. To get in contact with me and find out more about my professional commercial photography services, just click here!

How do you edit the images?

All my commercial photography images are run through a detailed hand-rendered editing process, I do not use production line techniques. This involves colour correction, sharpening, softening, cropping, masking, background development and blemish removal. Advanced editing options are available as additions to your commercial photography package. To get in contact with me and find out more about my professional commercial photography services, just click here!

How will I receive my images?

All my commercial photography images are supplied to our clients via an online private gallery. This can be used to select images for additional editing, sharing with work colleagues and business partners as well as for printing and design purposes. These galleries can be designated as permanent fixtures to make sure you always have access to your images whenever you might need them. To find out more about my image delivery options and how they can help your company please send me a message by clicking here.

How quickly will we receive my images?

During the briefing stage of your commercial photography, we will discuss any deadlines you may have and make sure your final images are ready to use within your fixed timeline. The scale of your project will need to be taken into consideration and careful planning will be involved to make sure all deadlines are reached on time. To find out more about my delivery options click here to ask me any questions you might have.

How can we use the images, who has the copyright?

Alistair Veryard Photography owns the copyright of all commercial photography that is produced, which is standard practice in the photography industry. The client is granted permission to use their images for promotional purposes across web and print media in the manner specified in the estimate and contract created. To find out more about copyright and usage of commercial photography, please get in contact with any questions.  

My clients

My clients

Latest Work

MADE.COM showroom events

Gatherings of the designs of stylish and elegant furniture for households.

Holi powder festival of colour

Dishoom (the Indian restaurant) gathers a happy crowd for a colourful day of fun.

Red carpet and award night events

Celebs walking the red carpet (getting up to a little bit of mischief along the way).

Goodwin & Goodwin signage

Capturing a real brand visual look through powerful and dynamic photography.

Medivet visual brand identity

Rebrand imagery of one of the largest veterinary clinic that spans across the UK.

Joe & Seph’s posh popcorn

Brand story images for this high-end popcorn brand that retails across the UK.

Natural History Museum events

A visually stunning location for events and parties. Click here to see more.

The V&A events and parties

Bring a bit of class to your events, there are some amazing rooms to celebrate in here.

Science Museum events and parties

Learning in a very fun way, This is an event space with so much visual entertainment.

Turner Duckworth brand

Studio brand imagery and portraits for a leading London design agency.

Creative brand portrait photography

Delivering a powerful and thoughtful story of the person behind the brand.

Interiors & location

Visual excellence and beauty of interiors from small scale to grand establishments.

Grand Designs Live ExCeL London

A once a year London gathering of home improvement and styling at its very best.

St Paul’s Cathedral entertainment

A sort after London location. The London Symphony Orchestra perform at this event.

Lucha Britannia Mexican wrestling

Yes indeed, this is British ‘Mexican’ wrestling at its very best.

Hadston leather brand story

Handmade leather belts, bags and accessories from a craft-loving creator.

Loughborough Bell Foundry

A journey through the production of the finest sounding bells in the world.

WDC Conservation Dolphin & Whales

A global charity dedicated to the protection of whales and dolphins.

Café de Paris social events

Party at the heart of London. Eloquent evening to party celebrations.

Dishoom Indian restaurant events

This is a company that definitely knows how to entertain, check out their party highlights.

Cabaret and stage performance

The London cabaret scene at it’s very best. Take a step into a very different world.

Ireland RET breakfast radio

An energetic and wild look for advertising that rolled out across Ireland.

Industrial photography

The story of your brand, product and team at their very best.

Lucha Britannia Mexican wrestling

Action-packed British wrestling is making powerful steps into the mainstream.

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Portraits

Interior

Industrial

PHOTOGRAPHY SERVICES

Please select a photography service or
send me a message to discuss your brief.

Commercial
& Brand

Headshots

Events

Corp Events

Press & PR

Portraits

Product

Interiors

Industrial