Most requested in April

Explore the Shot List, our guide to the content people will be searching for. In April, users will be looking for images focused on the graduating class of 2021, Mediterranean diets, the color yellow, and the beauty of diversity. For the best results, your content should include individuals of diverse ethnicities, genders, ages, abilities, and body types. Content with recognizable faces must include model releases, as well as property releases for recognizable locations.

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The class of 2021

- Celebrate the students graduating in this unprecedented school year. We’re looking for images, clips, and vectors depicting this moment of achievement. - Capture moments of students attending virtual ceremonies, celebrating at home or in their dorms. - Consider the proud parents sharing a moment with their children in graduation gear. - Depict masked students gathering at socially-distanced ceremonies, or in their graduation attire at home.
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Mediterranean diets

- This is no fad diet—Mediterranean fare continues to enjoy popularity. Capture images of people preparing and enjoying dishes at home. - Arrange still life shots of Mediterranean staples, like olive oil, seafood, fruits, vegetables, and nuts. - Depict artfully plated Mediterranean dishes at home or at indoor and outdoor restaurant locations. - Find masked people shopping for fresh ingredients at farmers markets, grocery stores, and other shops.
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All things yellow

- The bright, sunny color yellow, full of positivity and hopefulness, is trending right now. Brighten up your contributions with a splash of light. - Examples can include vectors of yellow patterns and illustrations. - Capture studio shots of yellow items, or people against yellow backgrounds. - Look for footage featuring yellow objects, like fields of flowers or yellow clothing.
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Black is beautiful

- Many creatives are looking to depict examples of Black hair and skincare routines. Examples can include Black models showing off traditional Black hairstyles, like afros, box braids, cornrows, and dreadlocks. - Capture Black models washing their hair, shopping for beauty supplies, patronizing Black barbershops, or sporting silk scarves, durags, and bonnets at night. - Represent subjects using African soaps, shea butter, or oils and beard moisturizers. - Show Black models applying makeup in varying shades.

Need inspiration?

Get more ideas for what to focus on by looking back at our Shot List archive.

Property releases are required for any and all original artwork, such as paintings and hand-drawn illustrations.