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TRANSCRIPT:Here a few thoughts on self-portraits on your website. Self portraits belong on your website, but really only in your bio page in your about me page. You need to have a self-portrait that's flattering, not one that shows you goofing off making silly faces or otherwise doing stupid things. You need to have a bio picture that has a nice expression. In other words you're a photographer you should be showing a bio picture that shows you attractively lit, not looking like an idiot and just generally needs to be a flattering picture. Not doing that, not having that, and not having any bio leads people to wonder whether or not you're someone they want to hire. People make a connection with the eyes in the face when they see a portrait photo on your website. To have a flattering have attractive bio picture lets people know that you're willing to put yourself out there visually and that that's what you do for a living is make great pictures and the great picture you make starts with yourself.
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