The Shot Lists

Our monthly guide to the most requested content

Most Requested in October

To help you plan for your next shoot, here’s the content our customers will be searching for over the next two months. Prioritize creating images depicting school, shopping, holiday decor and parties, and winter activities.
  • Holiday Decor & Parties
  • Sale Shopping
  • Winter Wonderland
  • School and Education

Holiday Decor & Parties

Holiday Decor & Parties

  • Thanksgiving-themed images depicting kindness, giving thanks, family meals, and celebrations.
  • Alcoholic drinks such as champagne, whiskey, or mulled wine.
  • Christmas decorations such as mistletoe, holly, garlands, confetti, and tinsel.
  • Kitschy holiday events such as Ugly Christmas Sweater parties and Secret Santa surprises.
  • Silver and gold decor such as confetti, foil, and glitter.
  • Beautiful holiday-themed table settings, and flatlays featuring holiday arrangements. (For example: poinsettias for Christmas, or cornucopias for Thanksgiving.)
  • Menus, gift tags, invitations, and fonts. Please keep in mind property and model releases are needed for anything or anyone recognizable.

Sale Shopping

Sale Shopping

  • For Black Friday: Images depicting customers shopping for sale items in stores.
  • For Cyber Monday: images depicting online shopping/browsing, including images of people using credit cards.
  • Vector images that can be used for cards, coupons, or sale flyers.
  • Gift buying for family and friends. Please keep in mind property and model releases are needed for anything or anyone recognizable.

Winter Wonderland

Winter Wonderland

  • Falling snow, and close-ups of snow and snowflakes.
  • Winter sports and activities such as skiing, snowboarding, sledding, and ice skating.
  • Winter animals such as penguins, reindeer, bears, polar bears, and moose.
  • People enjoying winter beverages (such as hot cocoa or mulled wine) indoors and outdoors.
  • People enjoying a holiday fire, indoors or outdoors, with friends and loved ones. Please keep in mind property and model releases are needed for anything or anyone recognizable.

School and Education

School and Education

  • Educational tools such as whiteboards, chalkboards, podiums, and craft supplies.
  • Organized team sports like basketball, badminton, hockey, and soccer.
  • Images depicting winning awards, for example speeches on podiums, trophies, and medals.
  • Arts and crafts such as scissors, rulers, collages, watercolors, and oil paints.
  • Graduation celebrations, including receiving diplomas and awards. Please keep in mind property and model releases are needed for anything or anyone recognizable.

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