Formal headshot vs environmental portrait

So, what's the difference between a formal head shot and an environmental portrait? A formal head shot is usually in front of a plain background while an environmental portrait usually involves being on location in the subjects office or professional environment. By putting the subject in context, the client or customer will be able to get a sense of their work ethic, their personality and what kind of professional they are. For example, see the case below of two child psychologists with a corporate portrait and formal head shot which can be used to suit website head shots, profile images, office photographs and more.

Sydney headshots
Sydney headshots