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Seven Top Tips For A Professional Author Photo

What makes a great author photo

© Simon Whaley (Yes — I used the timer on my own camera!)

Congratulations! You’ve had a book published. Or perhaps you’ve self-published one. Or perhaps you write articles and short stories. It doesn’t matter. Either way, whatever you’ve written, when you’ve had something published readers want to know what you look like. This involves getting an author photo.

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Simon Whaley

Simon Whaley

Bestselling author, writer and photographer. UK travel writer. Lives in the glorious Welsh Borders. contact@simonwhaley.co.uk

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