top of page
Laura Harstad PHOTOGRAPHY (7)_edited.jpg

Virtual Branding Photoshoots

It's time for you to stand out!

All of my photoshoots are virtual, and every image is taken through the lens of a PHONE...

Antwaun 2.png

I was so happy with the work that Laura did with my first photo shoot, that I scheduled a second one!  And as I anticipated, she delivered again! When building a brand, you need consistency and familiarity with those that you work with. In Laura, I have found both! I look forward to our next opportunity to work together!​


I have just completed my photoshoot with Laura and what a great experience I had. I was amazed at the quality and professionalism using a virtual platform for my business photos. She made me feel comfortable and guided me through the whole process with ease. I highly recommend Laura for your branding photoshoots. 


I enjoyed my photo session with Laura. She is very professional, fun and a genuine person. I love my pictures, I had fun during the session because it was from the comfort of my house.
I highly recommend Laura. You will love her, have fun and will not regret it!!

Why Choose a Virtual Branding Photoshoot?

Simplify Your Life

Virtual branding photoshoots make life easier for you. Just think - no need to haul all of your outfits and props and drive to a photo studio.

Stay in the Comfort of Your Home

Not only are you most at home, well, at home!  You won't find yourself trying to pose in a new environment surrounded by bright lights.

Get Professional Photos Anywhere in the World

You can work with me from wherever in the world you are! No matter where, I'll create a wonderful experience from start to finish.

Treat Yourself

Relax and enjoy the process. The whole time we will be capturing YOUR zone of brilliance and celebrating you as an entrepreneur.

A Branding Photoshoot is the ESSENTIAL photoshoot for entrepreneurs

Let Your Smile Do Your Selling For You!

Hi! I'm Laura

Who says a photoshoot has to be overwhelming and complicated? A Virtual Branding Photoshoot allows you to avoid the stress of hauling all of your props and outfits to a studio and instead enjoy the experience from the comfort of your home... all you need is a phone!

I've combined my superpower of taking photos that capture your authentic energy and essence with the magic of virtual photoshoots. You won't be able to help smile when you see your final photo gallery!

My clients are in places like India, England, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Greece, Germany, the Bahamas, and all across the USA! If you are reading this, you can book a photoshoot with me.

I absolutely love being able to support entrepreneurs like you around the world! 


Research shows that in 40 milliseconds, we draw conclusions about people based on a photo.

I absolutely loved working with Laura. She makes it fun, super easy to schedule, choose my images and pay for them. They are amazing and I feel so empowered knowing I have professional images to use and share!

As a professional photographer myself for many years I know the work that goes into creating beautiful heart felt photos. Laura does it in a way that is seamless and creates a huge impact. I will be a repeat customer for sure!


1,000 WORDS
or 1 stunning image?

A virtual branding photoshoot is the essential photoshoot for entrepreneurs like you! One session gives you an overflow of images to use for your marketing and social media strategy. People buy from people so your potential clients need to see YOU - and what better way than through a photo (a picture does say a 1,000 words!).

Images of you and your business are an essential piece of creating trust and connection with your clients.

Laura Harstad Photography-28.jpg
Laura Harstad PHOTOGRAPHY (7)_edited.jpg

A step by step guide to your virtual branding photoshoot

Laura Harstad Photography-511.jpg
1. Let's Talk Vision!


Once you've submitted the form to book your photoshoot, we'll schedule a Vision Call. I want to learn as much as I can about you and your business to ensure that the photos capture YOU! Here are a few things we'll cover during the call:

  • Virtually walk through the space you've chosen for the photoshoot and map out the best places to take photos

  • Start brainstorming props and "must have" shots

  • Uncover what makes you and your business unique


After the vision call, I will create a Vision Board based on what was discussed during the consultation call. This will give you a chance to see ideas for different poses, props, and shots.

2. Virtual Styling Session

As part of your photoshoot package, you get to meet with a professional branding stylist to finalize your outfits for the photoshoot.

Look and feel your best!

3. It's Photoshoot Time!


Just like an in-person photoshoot, you'll be personally guided you through each step, so you can just relax and enjoy the photoshoot! I will help find the best lighting and poses to ensure that the final images bring you joy. 


p.s. Your pets are invited to be part of the photoshoot, too!

4. Editing & Final Selection​

Within 2 weeks of your photoshoot, you will be sent a stunning gallery of professionally edited images for you to select your favorite photos!


Laura was so easy to work with and made the photoshoot a lot of fun! I was nervous about getting my picture taken but she made me feel comfortable and natural. My photos are AMAZING and would not hesitate to do this again. I highly recommend her services. She is friendly and professional. The photos were delivered in a timely manner and exceeded my expectations!



Laura Harstad Photography-236.jpg


As a successful entrepreneur, showcase your natural genius at work. Imagine how many people would love to know how you do what you do and see behind the scenes!

Harstad-1080 copy.jpg


Imagine images of you at your best - when talking into your microphone,  sharing your insights, and inspiring others!  How amazing for your listeners to see you at work.

Brigid 4.png


And for those of you who are authors, let's get a picture of you and your newly published book!  Share your pride with the world (and promote your latest title at the same time!).

The list goes on, but you get the picture! (pun intended)...
My virtual branding photoshoots are completely customized for you and your business.
These are just a few ways you can use photos for massive success. Let the photos do the heavy lifting of your marketing for you so you don't have to!

Working with Laura virtually was just like working with an in person photographer. We looked around the house, I showed her where I wanted to be - she looked at lighting and got me to move into position and made me smile, laugh and feel at ease. 

I am impressed by the quality of the photos and can not wait to release them to the world… I do know that I will be recommending Laura to anyone needing branding photos.


It is so nice to have the shoot without having to change in front of anyone, get the images in your own environment and your space.


Five stars - I will be coming back again! Thank you Laura - I love my photos!​

Brigid Holder

Joyful-experience guarantee: When you look at your photos, you won't be able to help but smile!


What's Included in Your Virtual Branding Photoshoot:

- Vision Call diving into what makes you and your business unique

- Virtual Styling Session with a professional stylist helping you look and feel amazing!

- 3 hours with me - a professional photographer guiding you every step of the way (can be divided into two sessions)

- 4-5 outfit/style changes to have a variety of images to use for your business

- 2 locations (as long as you have access to WiFi or a strong data plan, we can shoot there!)

- 35 professionally edited digital images that will shine a light on you and your brand and capture how YOU want to be seen!

Investment: $650 USD

*Payment Plan Available

Laura Harstad Photography-500.jpg

I am absolutely stunned about the outcome of the pictures!!!

Laura was leading me at every moment with such professional manner and making me relax and get into each outfit!!! I never had so many smiling and good looking smiles pictures!! Ever!!

I loved to work with her and thank you again Laura

Iris Patrizia Giannoulake

I loved my photoshoot with Laura! She made the whole thing easy and also fun. I ended up with some great photos and I didn't even have to leave the comfort of my own home! She was great at directing the photoshoot and just made everything super simple. I would definitely recommend booking a shoot with Laura.

Dina Behrman

Dina 6.jpg

Questions? Take a look at the FAQs below.

If you have additional questions, I would be happy to schedule a call and share more info about a virtual branding photoshoot.

Frequently Asked Questions

1. How does a virtual branding photoshoot work?

It's simple! A virtual photoshoot uses a free photo studio app that allows me, the photographer, to take photos using your phone during the photo session. You can relax and enjoy the photoshoot while I guide you through each pose and help you get photos you love!

There's something truly magical about connecting with people from all parts of the world and being able to take photos that capture their unique and amazing self. Are you next?


2. How long will it take to receive my images?

Your beautiful photo gallery will be delivered within two weeks of your photoshoot.


3. What if I don’t have a space in my home that works well for a photoshoot?

No problem! You can borrow someone’s home for a day or rent a bright and airy Airbnb near you.


That’s what I did for my photoshoot. My sister-in-law has a beautiful office, and she let me spend a few hours there to get some of my own photos. Think about someone you know who has a bright, clear space with maybe a desk and a chair. I also highly recommend having some sort of plant in the room if there isn’t one already. It adds life and color to the photoshoot - a little bit of greenery can go a long way!


P.s. Not sure you have the right wardrobe? Why not borrow clothes from a friend!


4. What is the investment?

The Virtual Branding Photoshoot Package is $650 (my prices are in USD) and this includes: 

  • Vision call

  • A virtual styling session

  • 3 hours of photoshoot time

  • 4-5 outfit/style changes so you have a variety of image options to choose from

  • 2 locations to provide for images with different backgrounds

  • 35 professionally edited digital images which you will love!


5. Do you have a payment plan available?

Yes! If you'd prefer to spread the investment over a period of time, you can choose to make two payments:


1. Pay an initial installment at the time of booking, and


2. Pay the remaining installment at any time prior to the photoshoot taking place.


6. What if I’m not very photogenic or have never done a photoshoot before?

Is this your first photoshoot? Not a problem!


You do not need to have any prior experience and you're in the right place.


One of my gifts is bringing joy and laughter to each photoshoot that will make it fun and enjoyable.


I'll be personally guiding you through each step, so you can just relax and enjoy the photoshoot!


I will help find the best lighting and poses to ensure that you look your best, (and at ease - because you will be), and the final images bring you joy.


7. Can you remove 10 pounds and 10 years from me during the editing process?

My style of editing is to highlight what makes you shine.


I want to celebrate YOU and where you are at in your journey right now - as well as where you plan to go.


It’s important that your virtual photoshoot images are authentic, and I understand that you also want to look your best so I focus on editing in a way that naturally highlights your features. The most common edits I make are lighting, adjusting color, light blemish retouching, etc.


Note: I know how to choose the best poses for your body type and will guide you through a variety of poses during the photoshoot that will be flattering!


8. Can I have colleagues, family, business partners appear in the images with me? Up to how many people?

This is on a case-by-case basis. For example, if you have a business partner who lives near you, it would be ideal for them to join the photoshoot and have some photos together to capture your work and camaraderie. 


I have also done a photoshoot with an entrepreneur who works with a lot of moms, so we took some family photos because that aligned with her business focus.


Do you have a wonderful pet that joins you in the office each day? They can be part of your photoshoot!


I would be happy to jump on a call with you to talk through this together and see what might be possible.


9. What resolution, orientation and file type are the final images? How are they delivered to me?

Images will be the highest resolution available on your phone.


Most images will be portrait orientation, but we also take a few landscape images for variety.


Within two weeks of the photoshoot, you will receive a beautiful online photo gallery of professionally edited photos.


Once you have received your virtual branding shoot image gallery, you simply select your favorites, and the final images will be delivered to you in PNG format.


10. Are the final images watermarked? Are there any restrictions on how or where I use the images?


Your final images will have the watermark removed, so you can start using them right away!


All photos are covered under a Commercial Usage License.


11. Do I need to have an assistant to help me on the day or can I manage alone?

An assistant is not a requirement to do a virtual photoshoot with me. As long as you have a tripod, we can do your photoshoot. My expertise is working with people one-on-one virtually, so you can rest assured that I can produce incredible images for you without you needing to worry about getting other people involved.

HOWEVER, I highly recommend inviting someone to help. It’s a lot more enjoyable and will go even more smoothly when you can just focus on looking amazing and not worry about moving the tripod during the photoshoot. 



12. Do I need to provide any special equipment such as lights, a tripod, or anything other than my phone?

- If you don't own a tall tripod, I will ship one to you for free! Simply include your address in the booking form.


- There is no need for additional lights. I utilize the natural light available in your photoshoot space (whether that’s at your home, a friend’s home, or Airbnb).


- If you have something like a ring light, have it available in case we want to add a little extra light to the shot.


13. Are there any device requirements? Does it matter if I am using an iPhone or Android? Is there a minimal OS requirement?

There are no device requirements, but newer versions of smartphones work best. You also need access to good WiFi or a strong data connection.


For the photoshoot, you will download a free photo studio app which is compatible with both iPhones and Android devices.


The higher the image resolution (megapixels), the better!


14. If I love more than 35 images, is there an option for me to purchase more?


Yes!!! I always provide plenty of photos for you to choose from in the final gallery.


Part of your virtual photoshoot experience includes discussing the platforms you want the images for and I work to your requirements.


Any additional photos are only $10 each.

Ready To Book Your Virtual Branding Photoshoot?

bottom of page