Financial Advisor Professional Branding

February 8, 2024

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Ready for this financial advisor professional branding session? Let me tell you about this fantastic session I had with Sophia, a young and ambitious financial advisor. Sophia came to me with a clear vision: she wanted headshots that screamed professionalism and expertise. She was eager to shed the “just out of school” look for something that would instill confidence in her clients and help her business flourish.

Sophia’s challenge? She didn’t have a professional office space that screamed “financial guru” for our shoot. No problem! First, I dove into research mode and found the perfect spot in Ashburn, VA. It was a beautiful office space that we rented for the day. This place, usually bustling with employees enjoying their lunch or coffee, was about to become our studio.

Instead of a private studio, we had a lively backdrop of the office’s daily life. But guess what? Basically, the people were amazing. They gave us just enough space to work our magic without missing a beat.

Here, we got creative, transforming this common area into what looked like Sophia’s very own corner of financial advisory expertise. And for that extra bit of variety? The hallways and spots by the parking garage became impromptu backdrops, each adding its own flavor to the shoot. In the end, the session was a blast, and despite the unexpected audience, Sophia rocked it.

Her photos? They turned out incredible.

We captured her strength, her professionalism, and that confident, expert vibe she was aiming for.

It was more than just a photoshoot; it was a statement of who Sophia is and where she’s headed.

This day was a reminder that with a bit of creativity and flexibility, any space can be transformed into the perfect setting for a branding session. As a result, Sophia left her financial advisor professional branding session with a portfolio of images that truly represented her as the skilled and serious financial advisor she is, ready to take her business to new heights. And me? I got to help another incredible client tell her story, one photo at a time.

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Jenny Sessoms is a professional people photographer with a BFA in photography from RIT in New York. She has over 20 years of experience and has won awards and been published on billboards, in magazines and online. Jenny offers photoshoots that are relaxed and stress-free for everyone. Services available in the Northern Virginia area including Ashburn, Leesburg, Chantilly, Middleburg, Fairfax and more.



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