Most requested in September


Explore the Shot List, your guide to shooting content that sells. In September, customers will say “I do” to shots of non-traditional weddings, nightlife, and establishing exteriors—and will also be drawn to hand-drawn patterns.

Here’s a tip to stand out: Include a mix of diverse ethnicities, genders, ages, abilities, and body types, as well as LGBTQ+ and non-binary people. Content with recognizable faces must also include model releases, as well as property releases for recognizable locations.

IMPORTANT: Please ensure no car, clothing, or other branding logos are visible.

 
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Non-traditional Nuptials

- Weddings come in all shapes and sizes, and users are eager to see images showcasing non-traditional celebrations from around the world.
- Big love, intimate affairs. Ceremonies in small urban environments will melt hearts.
- Likewise, mature (45+) couples exchanging their vows in small, informal ceremonies will be in demand.
- Formally casual. Laidback weddings attended by people in formal attire is very on-trend.
- Lowkey, high demand. Backyard weddings and other small gatherings are trending as well.

Submitted content should include:
Images with people of diverse ethnicities, ages, abilities, and non-binary/ LGBTQ+ individuals. Content with recognizable faces must include model releases. No logos should be visible.
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Night Fever, Night Fever…

- Night owls, let’s party. Users are on the hunt for videos and images showcasing all forms of nightlife.
- It’s date night! Let’s drop in on diverse couples enjoying a romantic dinner indoors or outdoors.
- Out with my crew. Few things depict nightlife like a group of friends having fun and laughing in an urban environment. For true authenticity, shoot your content after hours.
- Cheers! Cocktails and nightlife are the perfect mix that creatives are looking for. Pubs, clubs, and bars really set the scene. (Please ensure models are 25 or older.)

Submitted content should include:
People of diverse ethnicities, abilities, and non-binary/ LGBTQ+ individuals. Content with recognizable faces must include model releases. Please do not include any visible branding or logos.

For recognizable interiors and exteriors of private properties, please include a property release.
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Hand-drawn Patterns

- There’s an attraction to abstraction. Our users will also gravitate to hand-drawn, repeatable vector illustrations.
- Floral patterns are in bloom. Any variety will do.
- The surreal deal. Surreals and abstracts are in hot demand.
- Multi-colored or monochromatic palettes are likely to attract attention to your work.
- Have fun with your patterns! Any and all styles are welcome.

For hand-drawn work, a property release and/or reference image may be required.
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Establishing Exteriors

- Exterior: a skyscraper at night. Does it look like a scene from a film? Great! Users are hot for clips of any and all building types to serve as establishing shots.
- Need hospitals, stat! Get locked-off shots (using a tripod and no camera movement) of hospital exteriors.
- Slow pan? Can do. There’s big demand for slow pans of restaurants, bars, and pub facades.
- Drones up. Shots of city skylines, residential neighborhoods, industrial sites, and more are always high on the must-have list.
- Like clockwork. Users are asking for home and building exteriors through all parts of the day (sunrise, midday, sunset, etc.).

For recognizable interiors and exteriors of private properties, please include a property release. Please also remove visible trademarks from clips for commercial submissions.
 

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.