Irina whitmer photography

Crafting authentic brand images that convert

Personal Brand Photography 

for Entrepreneurs who want to make a difference

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Photo can make or break the whole product.

Go beyond old headshots, stock clones and kinda okay quality Iphone pictures.

They’re not good enough to take your brand to the next level.

You need to have photos that reflect the high standard you offer your clients.

In the crowded social media world with hundreds of people who do what you do, you have a split second to hold a potential follower’s attention.

We buy from and follow those whose values we share and who we can relate to.

People don’t do business with a faceless company anymore. They want to see a real person behind it.

Reveal the spirit and the heart of your brand – YOU.

Stand out with personal brand photography. Share your stories with your audience.

Stories create an emotional visual narrative that helps your followers to connect with you and your business on personal level.

"Don't be afraid to let people in on your daily life. If you post little snippets of your life, people will love following you...It’s important for your social media to be a reflection of yourself, personality and all." -Forbes.com

"People are more likely to trust other people rather than a faceless company." - Arielle Kimbarovsky for crowdSPRING, LLC

"Your social media audience wants to know that there's a human being behind your accounts, and it's important to have a healthy mix of personal and professional content to keep people engaged." -Forbes.com

You need the expert who really gets you and your business.

You need someone who makes the effort to learn and understand your brand. It’s not just a check in/check out job.

Use my expertise to strengthen your brand and attract the very clients you are looking for.

Have a consistent look and feel for your brand.

I’ll translate your brand into authentic images that you absolutely love and look your best in.

You’re busy. Spend your time growing your business, not photographing it.

Your time is valuable. Let me take care of your pictures so you can actually focus on growing your business.

With me you don’t need to trade your time to think you’re getting value. It’s all about the end product.

Let me save your time and coordinate everything that goes into the shoot, including location, hair and makeup.

Same Day Image Selection. Then, the pictures will be edited and delivered to you within 1 week to you could use them ASAP.

Have control over your pictures.

It’s your business. It’s OKAY to be picky! I want to make sure you’re getting what you want.

Get access to all the images. Pick the ones you like or use my expertise in selecting the photos that convey your brand the best.

Commercial license with no time or location limit!

You don’t have to credit me. Ever.

Enough content for next 3 months done in 1 session!

Always have fresh images with recurring quarterly sessions on a yearly subscription plan.

No need to worry about where to get your next photo.

Relax knowing you have enough images to post a new picture every day for the entire year.

Your life just got a whole lot easier. 

I absolutely loved working with Irina! She has done an amazing job in talking the essence of me and translating it into brand photos that I’m thrilled to present out to the world. It’s 100% me and it’s so unique, and it’s so representative of what I want my brand to be.It was wonderful amazing experience. She was so professional and lovely and easy to work with!
Lisa Nicholls
social media mogul and C.E.O. at Tira! Strategies
She does a terrific job whether she is looking to help you build your brand, get your name out there or just do photography for events, brochures, etc. Talk to Irina, she understands marketing and she understands how to do a great job. I highly recommend her. 5 stars! Thank you.
Steve Black
founder of BusinessSuccessTraining.com:
Irina surpassed all expectations. Everyone was just squealing and cheering for their photos. She really knows what she’s doing and she can bring out exactly the message you are looking for. I would absolutely recommend Irina to any woman entrepreneur who’s looking for images to really capture her message and appeal to her audience.
Rita Goodroe
coach and owner of “Rita Made Me Do It”

What's next?

Personal Brand Photography for solo entrepreneurs


  • Then we’ll meet or talk over phone through any additional questions to see if we’re a good fit for each other.


  • Once you book your session, I’ll send you a short questionnaire to start getting to know you and your brand. Then we’ll set up an in-depth consultation. 
  • I’ll walk you through what I have in mind and together we’ll determine what stories to create and finalize details for the session (location, travel arrangements, outfits and style).
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  • We’ll spend up to a day of shooting in the number of locations, outfits and environments you choose. It’s your valuable time so we can do it as fast or slow as you need.
  • I’ll offer a gentle posing guidance and movement suggestions for you to feel natural and look your best.


  • After the session you’ll be able to choose your favorites immediately as well as get my recommendations on the ones that represent your brand the best.
  • Within 1 week of your shoot, you will receive your final edited pictures exactly as you need them, cropped to fit your website and different social media platforms you use.
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  • The stories you want to tell about your brand today may not be the same tomorrow.
  • Always have fresh images with recurring quarterly sessions on a yearly subscription plan.

  • Now go back to #1 to fill out the short contact form and get started. 🙂

Ready to take your brand to the next level?

Hi, I’m Irina! I’m a Russian, a Navy spouse, a traveler, a Disney fan, a brand strategist and a brand photographer.

I’m a person who wants to create a difference through my branding and photography process. You care about your audience and want to help more people through your service or product. So do I.

I can’t help thousands of people myself, but I can do it if I help my clients reach more people who will benefit from it.

I build long lasting relationships based on quality and trust. I learn your brand inside and out and serve you really well.

But in order to do that I can only take on 12 ongoing clients. Once all available yearly subscriptions are taken I will not be able to offer more.

On the bright side, if you get a spot, it’s yours. For as long as you want. With guaranteed priority on the calendar and locked-in price for renewals.

“Personal branding is becoming less of a competitive edge and more of a requirement for anyone looking to grow their business…" Entrepreneur Magazine

"In a crowded marketplace, fitting in is a failure. In a busy marketplace, not standing out is the same as being invisible." - Seth Godins Laurinavicius

“Invest in good photo shoots: a great photographer can add a fortune to your website’s business value.” - Jakob Nielsen, Nielsen Norman Group

One Year Subscription Plans:

  • Up to one day of shooting every quarter.
  • Same day image selection.
  • Delivery of final pictures within 1 week.
  • Cropping to fit your website and social media platforms.
  • Commercial license with no time or location limit.
  • Payment plan options: monthly or pay in full up front for a 10% off. 


Post a new image every day Monday through Friday
  • Up to 3 Story Sessions per shoot
  • 60 edited images per shoot
  • 4000 per shoot ($3000 for local sessions*)


Post a new image every day of the week
  • Up to 5 Story Sessions per shoot
  • 90 edited images per shoot
  • 5000 per shoot ($4000 for local sessions*)


Keep images unique on each social media platform
  • Unlimited Story Sessions per shoot
  • Unlimited edited images per shoot
  • 7000 per shoot ($6000 for local sessions*)
  • * Local sessions are offered in Washington DC, all Maryland and Northern Virginia. 
  • All travel and other additional expenses will be quoted separately.
  • Limited: One time sessions start at $2000 ($1500 for local sessions) and include 1 story, 1 hour session and 20 final edited images.
  • Limited: Product Photography starts at $1000 and includes 20 final images (recurring monthly sessions). One time session is $1500.  

“People don’t buy a product, service, or idea; they buy the story that’s attached to it.” - Michael Margolis

Working with Irina was like a dream. She was kind and funny and really compassionate to those of us who may be less comfortable in front of the camera, and really helped bring out each person’s individuality. Working with Irina is worth every single penny.
Esther Boykin
therapist and owner of “Group Therapy Associates”
I was very excited to be able to define my personal brand and very happy with Irina’s attention to detail and with the outcome of the final product. I would recommend Irina to other entrepreneurs and have already done so. Irina was able to effectively explain the benefit of personal brand photography and how it could help me reach my goals. I had a wonderful experience and am so happy I decided to do the Story Session. I am looking forward to getting my website updated with these images and am thankful for all the advice, help, and expertise.
Shari Mesh
gemologist and owner of Mesh Appraisal Services
I used Irina for photos for my office and website. She was great to work with — it was a very long day but she stuck with me the entire time until I had photos that I was really happy with . We switched locations a few times and she was completely flexible with it! She stayed with me as long as needed.
Dr. Cara Schantz
dentist and owner of CNS Dental

Specific examples of StorySessions:

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Irina Whitmer Photography

Washington DC/ Maryland/ Virginia/Worldwide


(619) 913-8199

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