A Basic Guide to Great Headshots | Richmond Hill Headshot Photographer

Professional headshots are the first introduction to you, your business, and your personal brand.

A whopping 93% of HR professionals and recruiters turn to LinkedIn to find quality candidates, 2 in 3 turns to Facebook and more than half utilize Twitter. This just proves that a headshot plays an important role in your professional life. Your headshot should be a powerful, compelling, and confidence-instilling headshot that makes prospective clients, employers, and partners want to reach out and connect with you.

Before you head to the studio for your professional headshot session, think about what you want others to see when they glance at your profile page or email signature.

Think about some of the characteristics that embody your personal brand. Are you a chef, an educator, a writer? Write down some keywords and phrases. If there are certain props that could help tell your story, be sure to bring them along to your session.

At MMP, we will usually take a few different shots using various outfits depending on the package you choose. If you’re going to be using your headshot on a specific social media platform, you might even want to tailor it to fit that specific site.

It’s important that your look matches the image you’re trying to convey. What you wear on a daily basis is a great place to start. Solid colors are always a good choice, as are tops with strong collars and necklines. We suggest that you wear clothing that compliments your skin and eye tones and it’s best to stay away from very bold colors. It is important that your entire outfit is professional as you may want a shot or two that is taken further away and incorporates more of your body. And not to worry, we will send you a prep guide and can even provide professional hair and makeup artistry, if you’d like!

Even though this is a more professional session, remember to have fun. A relaxed, comfortable subject naturally exudes more confidence.
Ready to schedule your headshot session? Email us at megan@meganmyrickphotography.com.

Colleran Family Session | Richmond Hill Family Photographer

Introducing the beautiful Colleran family! Bill and Lillian reside here in Richmond Hill. This sweet couple have been together for 38 years! They have two grown children, Ross and Chelsea. Ross and his wife Melissa have two precious daughters. They reside in California. Chelsea and her husband Collin are the proud parents of adorable baby Elliott. They live in Georgia. Even with the many miles between them, this family is full of love for one another.

Bill and Lillian with their wonderful son and daughter. Our boutique studio is always an option, but if on-location is more your style we have several places to select from including Ft. McAllister, J.F. Gregory Park, Tivoli Marsh, downtown Savannah, Red Gate Farms, and Tybee, to name a few. The outdoor portion of this family portrait session was photographed at Fort McAllister her in Richmond Hill. What a blessing it is to live in such a beautiful place with so many natural backdrops for gorgeous portraits!

All these gorgeous grandchildren! Look at those smiles! The oldest is Teagan age 10. Then we have her younger sister Kiera age 8. Last, but not least we have cousin Elliott age 8 months at the time of their session. How cute are they!

Daughter Chelsea and son-in-law Collin are having the time of their life being new parents to baby Elliott. What a gorgeous background. We are so blessed to live here in coastal Georgia where there are so many picturesque places.

Son Ross and daughter-in-law Melissa are busy parents to these two active young ladies out in California. Visits with family here in Georgia are so cherished.

Time for the guys and time for the gals! Don’t they all look great!

Such sweet kiddos!

Three wonderfully happy and blessed couples right here!

What a pleasure it was spending time with this sweet family. They were so much fun and a joy to be with. We hope they enjoy and cherish their portraits for many years to come. Children grow up so fast and life seems to fly by so quickly. It’s important to stop and capture these precious days because they are fleeting and we can never get them back. Thanks Colleran Family!

Photographic Prints | Richmond Hill Photographer

Each month we’d like to introduce you to one of the many products we offer within our boutique Richmond Hill, GA studio. First up are our lovely photographic prints which include familiar 5×7 and 8×10 sizes.

Available in sizes ranging from 2.5×3.5″ all the way up to 30×45″, our photographic prints are printed on professional-grade, light-sensitive Kodak Endura professional lustre paper, topped with a beautiful linen texture, and mounted on 3 mm black styrene.

Lustre paper is semi-gloss and provides vibrant colors, sharp details, and excellent skin tones. The surface appears and feels smooth with a soft texture that helps reduce fingerprint marks.

Black styrene is an extremely popular mounting substrate and is not susceptible to warping, helping to guarantee the longevity of your print. Since styrene provides a sturdy backing, you may present your portrait not only within a frame, but also transform it into an artful tabletop display by placing on a wood display stand or metal easel.
*Photographer’s Tip: If adding to a frame topped with glass or acrylic, ALWAYS add a mat. Failure to do so will allow your print to stick to the clear surface, permanently damaging your image.

Our larger-sized photographic prints are ordered with a lustre coating which provides additional protection from fingerprints and slight scratches, perfect for those families who would like to frame their print without a mat or glass/acrylic.

Your photographic print is printed by a professional printer … these are real photographs, NOT inkjet prints. The archival life of a photographic print ordered through us is over 100 years in typical home display (not in direct sunlight or over/under an air vent), over 200 years in dark storage, and 1-5 years for heavy commercial display.

Photographic prints make wonderful gifts for family and friends, and are a lovely way to order several favorite images from your session. Ready to schedule your next portrait session? We’d love to hear from you at megan@meganmyrickphotography.com or call 912.200.5284.

Prom Portraits 2022 | Richmond Hill, GA Senior Photographer

We are excited to be offering Prom sessions again this year! Pose solo, with your date, or a group of friends! Each 10-minute session includes 5 digital files (with print release) for $25 per person. Appointments are required. 

Saturday, March 26th from 3:00 – 5:00 at Megan’s RH studio. Click here for more information and to schedule.

A few images from previous years.

See you there!

Nakya Knox Senior Session | Richmond Hill HS School Senior Photographer

Introducing the stunningly beautiful Nakya Knox! She graduated from Groves High School in Savannah last May. She look amazing in that white suit! What a wonderful life full of adventure awaits you darling Nakya!

What a smile! This is a great time in your child’s life to capture them in images to cherish for a lifetime. They grow up so fast. I’m sure Nakya’s parents can attest to that! High School graduation is a wonderful milestone for a young person. They are bright and full of energy as they get ready to begin a new chapter in their life and start their journey into adulthood.

Nakya is a busy teen! Her hobbies include singing and acting. Her favorite musicians are Selena Quintilla and Kiera Sheard. Nakya spends a lot of time volunteering for the Helping Hands Ministry. We’re so proud of you Nakya! You have a big heart for others. Always keep spreading joy as you serve God in this world!

Absolutely adorable!

She loves hats! She looks great in them too!

Our boutique studio is always an option for your session, but if on-location is more your style we have several places to select from including Ft. McAllister, J.F. Gregory Park, Tivoli Marsh, downtown Savannah, Red Gate Farms, and Tybee, to name a few. The outdoor portion of Nakya’s portrait session was photographed in the backyard of our studio right here in Richmond Hill. What a blessing it is to live in such a beautiful place with so many natural backdrops for gorgeous portraits!

Nakya looks stunning against this beautiful coastal Georgia scenery. We are so blessed to live in such a picturesque place!

What a beautiful dress on her! She looks great in everything. Sometimes a simple neutral backdrop is all you need.

It was such a pleasure spending time with Nakya! What a wonderful road of adventure lies in front of her. We wish her God’s many blessings are she has begun this next chapter of her life.