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Preparing for Your Brand Shoot

If you’re getting ready for a brand shoot, it’s important to be well-prepared.

To help you out, I have put together some top tips from some of my past brand clients. Here’s what they have to say:

If you are planning to have your shoot outside of your home/workplace, factor in some time to visit potential venue’s beforehand, as they often look quite different to what you see on their website.Plus you need to ensure there is enough natural light. Also ensure you feel comfortable in your outfits, I actually changed one of my dresses at the last minute, because the first one just didn’t feel like me. So try all the outfits on prior to your shoot!

Charlotte - Slice of Social

If like me, your first thought is always, “what should I wear?”

You will want to get it just right for your photo shoot.

Opt for outfits that make you feel confident but also reflect your style. Prepare a couple of quick changes or tweaks to give you versatility in your images & consider how these outfits will appear both while standing and sitting. If you can incorporate some brand colours, even better.

Sarah - Muted Tone Media

There is no need to buy expensive new clothes for your brand shoot. Hiring from apps such as HURR and ByRotation are amazing for hiring beautiful designer clothes for your shoot for a few days and at a snip of the cost!

Vanessa Carlos - The Social Ally

Think about what you want to use the photos for? And how you’ll use them. So you might want to use them for you socials so think about the formats – will you need portrait or landscape images. Do you need some with negative space to add in text on later?

Think about the different kinds of portraits you what – do you want some action photos?

And really think about how you’ll bring in your branding so it can tie in with the themes on your website and in your email.

Lou Chudley - Spark Social

Lisa Barry - A Mother’s Awakening Journey