Most requested in October

To help you know which subjects to focus on, we’ve made a list of high-demand content for October. Users will be looking for images showcasing the importance of giving, people with disabilities living their best life, home projects, and fresh content for the holidays ahead. 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 act of giving

- It’s been a difficult year—but there’s still plenty to celebrate. In that spirit, customers will be searching for visuals of gift giving for their projects. - Images of presents, plus family and friends (in groups of no more than 6) opening gifts together will be very popular. - Snapshots of individuals writing, opening, and reading greeting cards will be searched for. - We recommend capturing visuals of family and friends sharing gifts through video calls.
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Life with disabilities

- According to WHO, 15% of the world’s population lives with a disability. Users will be searching for images depicting this community in a positive light. - Images of people communicating via sign language, in person or through video calls, will be popular. - Snapshots into the lives of people using wheelchairs—at home or school, exercising, or going shopping—will be in demand. - Children with Down syndrome at school, at home, and with their families will provide strongly needed representation. - Capture portraits of people with disabilities interacting with their families, caregivers, and friends.
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Home projects

- With the entire world staying at home, there comes a strong desire to fix things up. Users will be searching for images that capture this feeling. - Capture couples looking at fabric and tile samples for home remodeling projects. - Clips and images capturing the spirit of DIY projects (painting, yardwork, etc.) will be popular search terms. - Increase your downloads by capturing images of individuals watching home improvement how-to guides on tablets, phones, and laptops.
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Seasons greetings

- The holidays are approaching and even though it’s October, businesses are preparing for holiday campaigns and will need fresh content. - Vector sets of different holiday icons will be in high-demand. - Upload templates and designs featuring the year 2021. - The holidays are global, and to boost your downloads, try uploading visuals of different celebrations around the world.

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.