When everyone is a photographer now, why use a professional photographer? Experienced professionals know so much more about how to make you look good, how to pose, what lighting to use for your facial type and how to elicit the best expressions and qualities,....the list goes one.
Remember you will be seen internationally. What do you want people to think about when they see you?
According to the Wall Street Journal Article by Melissa Korn: She writes, "Linkedin profiles with photos are 11 times more likely to be viewed than those without."
Add to that, the right expression, attitude, wardrobe and makeup (if necessary) you can put your best face forward with confidence.
"A photograph is shaped more by the person behind the camera than by what is in front of it."
Why a professional photographer is better than "Uncle Bob."