Lifestyle photography is a peek into the “lives” of the subjects in the photograph. The goal of a great lifestyle photographer is to share a unique experience with you and to make you feel as if you are apart of their world. Lifestyle photos force us to look at ourselves from the outside in instead of from our usual stance inside ourselves, looking out. This unique perspective allows us to tell a story.
Storytelling is a much more fun and approachable style of photography. It reflects on the human experience. Telling your story allows your customers to connect with you before they ever meet you in person. This holds a considerable value simply because your customers want to do business with people they “know and trust.” By adding lifestyle imagery to your company branding materials, you are allowing people a peek “in the door” to your world, allowing your customers to get to know you. After all, when you feel as if you know someone, you feel more comfortable. When you’re comfortable, you allow your self to trust those around you. When you know and trust someone, you create life long relationships and clients!
This year when you are updating your website and marketing materials, consider adding lifestyle Imagery to your brand, tell your story.