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Print out the model releases for the stock footage agencies you are going to share your collection with and bring it to the shoot
Scouting & Site location
I used the Sangdee Cafe in Chiang Mai as the location for the shoot. Thanks to Sangdee. We just paid for some drinks to use their space. I also scouted the location beforehand to aid in visualization. The Cafe was also nearby allowing me to walk there with my manfrotto tripod
Communication & comfort
If you are working with a model that hasn't done a Stock Footage shoot try to give them clear direction of what you want. I asked Caitlin to smile and do some different Pilates and Yoga poses from different angles. You'll also get better results if you make your model is comfortable. Maybe they need some water or to have a short chat before the shoot
Bring different lighting and lenses
It's a great idea to bring your own lighting gear so you can adapt to the lighting conditions. I used my LED light panel for additional lighting. I used a F 1.4 50mm lens as the room was dark to get that bokeh effect in the background. I used my 24-105 F4 in better lighting with different focal lengths.