Resume Photo: Pros and Cons

Availability or absence of a photo is not the crucial point in building a perfect resume or CV. But in some cases it is able to influence the final decision of HR manager concerning the choice either to invite you for the interview or not. Some career coaches suppose that it's incorrectly to place a photo in your CV. The others say that it's not prohibited. In fact there is no any definite answer to that question as it depends upon a number of various factors. If your potential employer asks you to supply your photo it's clear that a proper photo file needs to be attached. But one should pay attention to the fact that the attached photo should be an appropriate one. The resume or CV photo should meet its aim. That means the home photos, funny ones, glamorous and studio ones wouldn't be the right ones to choose. The best photo for a resume or CV is the one depicting a job seeker officially dressed, openly smiling and ready to work. If you don't have such photo ask your friend to take a picture of you or use the service of a professional photographer.

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Easy Tricks to Make Good Photos

Most of us have faced the problem when there are all circumstances to create a good photo, but the result nevertheless appears to be somewhat flat and unimpressive. The scenery is great, the sun is ready to dive into the waves or some other substance you have at your disposal, the camera in your hands is fully charge and ready to shoot a masterpiece…The masterpiece, however does not come out as something is missing from this list. This significant forgotten detail is an idea, some trick which will make the photo interesting and inspiring. Here is the list of such tricks. Though some of them are widely used ad even became clichés of photography, they still bring good results.

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Tips and Ideas for Long Exposure Photorgaphy

Taking photos with long exposure is always fun as the results can’t be predicted. Every slightest motion is captured in a blurry picture and fascinates the viewer’s imagination. One and the same landscape may look in a completely different ways shot with the usage of long exposure or without this effect. You may alternate the composition of the photo in any possible way through this option. It’s up to you, whether to simplify the picture and blur the details of less importance or otherwise to create a complicated photo with every object possessing a great amount of dynamics and energy. A photographer uses effect of long exposure as an artist uses his brushes to express the ideas and the personal vision of the world. Your imagination isn’t limited by the static look of the photo if it’s taken with some additional options. If you wish you may depict even a single standing tree as a moving object, not mentioning such elusive elements as water or fire and the beauty of the sunset sky.

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