Finding the right location, props and lights for your stock photoshoot

posted on 9th of march, 2016

In this previous blog we've discussed how to find the right model for your future photoshoot so it's time we move to the next step, finding a good location, props and lights setup.

At this point you have already established a contract with your models so you’re in search for the perfect location. Since you already know what you will be shooting and have discussed this with the people you’ll work with now all you need is a good place to make it happen.
Depending on what you have in mind this can range from the park to the football stadium, from the mall to a glass and steel highrise, from the downtown to the outskirts of a city and from the kindergarden to the university...

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Comments (13)

Posted by Bographics on January 23, 2017
I think these are good tips for a newbie like me in commercial photography :)
Posted by Garryto on January 18, 2017
nonsense, and only in these pictures has no life. very sad to read such material. There are professionl and gurus of photography, Scott Kelby, Dan Margulis and many others Here who need to learn.
Posted by Mude100 on January 12, 2017
very useful blog,thanks!good luck!

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