5.) Worth the Investment:
Overall, paying a professional to capture you for a quality headshot is worth the investment for many different reasons. Sure our mobile devices have come a long way with technology available today but there is no replacement for posing a subject, providing great lighting and bringing out the personality in a subject. Like mentioned above, a great photographer will retouch an image that makes you still look like you!
Your headshot session is a career investment! Investing in yourself and your future will provide you a great return on investment in the long run. These images will increase your chances of getting hired or provide greater networking opportunities because of the professionalism and confidence displayed. For the sake of future success, this isn't something that you want to place a lackluster effort towards, hire a professional!