The Shot List

Our monthly guide to the most requested content

Most requested in August

To help you plan for your next shoot, here is the content our customers will be searching for over the next two months. Prioritize capturing 3D and surreal images, as well as content depicting Autumn harvests, behavioral health, and national holidays around the world.
  • Surreal and 3D
  • Autumn and Fall Harvest
  • Holidays Around the World
  • Behavioral Health & Personal Development

Surreal and 3D

Surreal and 3D

  • Escher-style and fantasy world illustrations.
  • Concepts related to artificial intelligence, including facial recognition, big data, and deep learning.
  • Futuristic technology, including self-driving cars and augmented reality.
  • Photographs or illustrations of objects, landscapes, and people depicted in miniature form.
  • 3D animations of buildings, icons, numbers, objects, letters, wallpaper, and more. Please keep in mind property and model releases are needed for anything or anyone recognizable.

Autumn and Fall Harvest

Autumn and Fall Harvest

  • Autumn festivals including Mid Autumn Festival in China and Vietnam, Chuseok in South Korea, Oktoberfest, and other harvest-time festivals around the world.
  • Fall harvest cornucopias filled with apples, pumpkins, leaves, etc.
  • Apples in many forms: Served as apple cider, sliced, or baked as apple pie.
  • Fall fashion for children and families, including promotional images to depict fall sales.
  • Apple picking and other fall activities. Please keep in mind property and model releases are needed for anything or anyone recognizable.

Holidays Around the World

Holidays Around the World

  • National holidays including Columbus Day in the United States, Independence Day in Mexico and Brazil, and Saudi National Day.
  • Hindu holidays such as Navratri and Dussehra. Images of folk dances including Dandiya Ras and Garba.
  • Jewish holidays such as Rosh Hashanah, Yom Kippur, and Sukkot.
  • Islamic holidays including the Islamic New Year, following the end of Eid and Ramadan. Please keep in mind property and model releases are needed for anything or anyone recognizable. Property releases are needed for shots of home interiors and exteriors.

Behavioral Health & Personal Development

Behavioral Health & Personal Development

  • Personal development, including life coaching, therapy sessions, and speech therapy.
  • Concepts of personal transformation, such as making a fresh start, and loving yourself. Also: Images of people who make a positive difference to others.
  • Mental health, including PTSD and suicide prevention. Please keep in mind property and model releases are needed for anything or anyone recognizable.

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