Influencer Series Part 6
Want to know how Influencers have such dope locations they are shooting at! How did they find them and how can I?
What’s Location Scouting?
Location Scouting is creating a list of locations you plan to shoot at for future projects.
How to Location Scout?
These are not in any particular order (just so you know).
Here’s the 5 step breakdown on how to location Scout!
- Look for Inspiration and/or themes
- Look around
- Take notes
- Make a Library
- What to look for
Inspiration and Themes
What kind of backgrounds are you looking for? Do you want earthy and chill? City and high fashion vibes? Don’t know? Pinterest and Instagram are 2 places to get some great ideas! Look at some of your favorite influences pages and make a board or save the pictures
If you have an idea of what you want start look up location in your area and then visit!
After narrowing down places to go be open to more possibilities. I have found some really great location from just simply driving passed.
It’s honestly really hard to remember where you saw that one palm tree that ne time at the one place… Sooooo take notes. Taking a note or even a picture of the street if helpful so you can come back when you are ready to shoot.
Make A Library
You can make a library of all these locations on google doc, or Instagram save collections, or Pinterest board. These are all the ways I do it and it works wonders!
What to Look For
Here are a couple key things to look for when searching for location:
- Good Lighting
- Depth of field
- Interesting patterns
- Leading Lines