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Pro Hints & Tips #1John Larkin, professional commercial photographer at DWP Imaging, shares some valuable money-saving hints for improving your business image without hurting your budget.
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Helpful Money-Saving Hints

What if there was a way of getting better commercial photography at no extra cost? Let us tell you how a properly thought-through creative brief can deliver incredible value!

Save time and money by preparing a commercial photography brief

Ensure contact on site is forewarned of photography visit.
Check out location beforehand to make sure areas are ready.
List the products that need to 'star' in the photographsCreative Commercial Photography

Our helpful hints on preparing a brief for a fashion shootLondon Fashion photographer Bedfordshire

Consider a stylist for make-up and wardrobe.
Carefully select colour scheme.
Test shots can be a valuable overall cost saving.

Our helpful hints on preparing an advertising photography brief

Carefully select product before taking to any studio sessions.
Provide previous examples of adverts as a guide to brand 'looks'.
Allow for time to photoshop and enhance final images.Agency & Advertsing

Our professionals' hints on preparing an industrial photography brief

Allow adequate time at site for setting up and preparing areas.
Advise on any sensitive areas not to be featured.
Everyone informed beforehand to wear clean uniforms and correct PPEIndustrial Photography

Our helpful hints on preparing a corporate photography briefBusiness avatar portraits

Allow time for photographer to meet everyone beforehand and set up.
Ensure any company branding guidelines are followed.
Give people advanced notice and wardrobe advice

Our tips when preparing an environmental photography brief

Allow more than one visit at a location to get light angles.
Be specific about the message and feeling required in the images.
Advise on final sizes of images and areas for displayIllustrative Photography

Our helpful hints on preparing an architectural photography briefArchitectural photographer Hertfordshire

Orientation of the building essential to time best shooting window.
Check out the roof areas prior to aerial shoots.
Visit site beforehand to ensure areas are tidy, especially new build

Our pro hints for preparing a property photography brief

Ensure areas outside are clean and tidy with bins, cars and umbrellas removed.
Tidy curtains and remove obstacles behind windows for external shots.
Keep props and furnishings to a minimum.Professional Property Photography

Preparing a brief for a community photo shootDavid Weir paralympics London 2012 photography

Determine what single message each image will portray.
Prepare a storyboard for brochures.
Thought given to wardrobe as logos and bright colours can detract