In this video, the concept of budget planning is discussed, to help give an understanding of all the things that may go into making a photo shoot successful.
- You might end up shooting your own photos…in an effort to save money, but the fact is,…there might still be some hefty expenses…even if you aren't paying for a professional photographer.…Depending on what you're shooting, you might need…to pay for models, locations,…props, equipment rental, access fees.…Fortunately, depending on your project,…you may not face all or any of these expenses.…If you need people in your shots…and you won't be using people you know,…then you're going to have to hire models.…Like anything else for sale,…modeling services come at a variety of price points…and prices can change by region,…so what you can expect to pay can vary…depending on where you are.…
Locations can also have a cost.…In some cities and towns,…shooting in public spaces requires a permit.…Cost for a location permit can vary,…so you'll want to look into permits…while preparing your budget.…Don't forget to budget for travel…to and from the location as well.…Budgeting is a difficult thing to talk about…in general like this because every project is so different.…
In this course, photographer, author, and educator Ben Long details the concepts and techniques that graphic designers should know about in order to work with photography more effectively. The course begins with a look at logistical and legal considerations, from composing for a layout to budgeting to obtaining permissions and releases. Next, Ben tackles the kind of assignment you might find yourself taking on—shooting a variety of different types of photos that are required for a print piece. The course concludes with guidance on where to go next to further your photography skills.
- What's different because you're a designer?
- Knowing the final specs for a design project
- Budgeting for a photo shoot
- Planning and previsualizing your shoot
- Preparing your camera
- How the eye sees differently from the camera
- Shooting individual and group portraits
- Post-production and final product
- Finding the keepers