It’s important to think carefully about how you look when you come to a photo shoot for a CV photo, whether it’s for a traditional CV or a profile photo on professional networks like LinkedIn. A photographer can help you enhance your image and present yourself professionally for your CV photos. Here are a few tips to help you make a success of your CV photo:

1 – A sober, professional CV

Keep it classic: For your CV photo, it’s best to choose classic, elegant clothes. Avoid overly extravagant or casual outfits, which could give the wrong impression. Opt for neutral-colored clothing, such as black, navy blue or gray, which are considered professional.

2 – Keep your CV photo classic

It’s best to opt for classic, sober clothing, such as a suit or smart casual wear. Avoid clothes that are too trendy or original, which could distract attention from your professional CV. Neutral colors like black, white and navy blue are a good option, as they are elegant and professional.

Wear a shirt: For men, it’s best to wear a shirt for your CV photo. Shirts are a staple of professional attire and give an impression of seriousness and professionalism. Women can opt for a blouse or shirt.

3 – A professional-looking photo shoot

Avoid tight-fitting or revealing outfits for your resume photo. Keep in mind that you want to give a professional image of yourself, not draw attention to your physical appearance. Don’t hesitate to talk to your photographer before your photo shoot appointment, as he or she will be able to advise you on your outfit.

4 – Attention to detail for your CV photo

Wear clean, ironed clothes: Make sure your clothes are clean and pressed for your CV photo. Wrinkled or dirty clothes could give the wrong impression. It’s also important to pay attention to details like shoes and accessories. Avoid flashy jewelry. If you wear glasses, make sure they’re clean and scratch-free.

5 – Match your Linkedin photo to the position you’re applying for

Adapt your outfit to the position you’re applying for: If you’re applying for a job in a creative environment, you can afford to be more casual. On the other hand, for a more formal position, it’s better to dress more conservatively and elegantly.

In short, for your CV photos, it’s important to dress professionally, soberly and elegantly. A professional photographer can help you enhance your image and present yourself in a professional way for your CV photos, Linkedin profile photo or any other professional photos.

With My Shooting Photo, we offer you the possibility of having your professional resume photo taken on location or directly at your home. Our concept: « The photo shoot is free (with no obligation to buy), you only order if you like it! »

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