Blog & Frequently Asked Questions

These blogs and vlogs are intended to answer the questions that I’m often asked when I meet people off line. If don’t answer your question here please do get in touch!

The Embarrassment is Over!

The Embarrassment is Over!

So, I published a blog a while ago entitled My Embarrassing Problem. I wrote about how every time I spoke about having an up to date headshot I cringed inside because I knew I wasn't walking the talk. Finally last week, I met with a friend of mine to lay the...

My Embarrassing Problem

My Embarrassing Problem

I've got a problem. It's a rather embarrassing problem for me too. You see I *know* the value of a good quality up-to-date headshot. Until the pandemic hit I was creating them every week. My problem is that mine is woefully out of date, and like many of my clients...

What we can all learn from a Christmas email

What we can all learn from a Christmas email

What we can all learn from a Christmas email This morning I received an email from a design agency. Actually, it was yesterday but it went into my junk folder (probably because their Mailchimp isn't set up correctly). I'd not heard from them all year, but they very...

Telling Your Story in Photographs

Telling Your Story in Photographs

I always find that people are fascinated by why Personal Brand photography is different from headshots. I've blogged before about the difference between the two, however, interestingly I was doing a talk on the subject recently and used an example that someone...

Are You Two-Faced on Social Media?

Are You Two-Faced on Social Media?

Don't be two-faced on social media!   I am aware of a lot of two-faced people on social media...some of them are even three faced.   I'm not talking about being insincere or deceitful, I try to avoid them. I'm talking about using different profile photos on different...

Why John Cleary Photography?

Why John Cleary Photography?

I'm not looking forward to this... If you follow my social media you’ll know that I’m quite good at letting you know why you need good photographs in business, but not particularly at why me. So it may not be a surprise that I’m deeply uncomfortable writing this post....