Successful Pre-Production for Location Shooting By Richard Riley

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Avoid the pitfalls of location shooting by concentrating on pre-production before you reach your location

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The three golden rules are not hard to remember. Richard Riley introduces himself and explains what will be covered in the course
Just like a pilot before takeoff, photographers need a checklist before going out on a shoot
Communicate with your client to make sure everyone knows what they are responsible for
Photographers need to research their locations and know about parking, permits, etc.
This should include detailed call times for everyone involved in the shoot
A production book is a great, all-in-one reference for your clients and others involved in the shoot
Running through the gear before packing it all out to the location
Shooting a pair of models on the beach
After a successful shoot at the beach, Richard reviews some of the important points he covered during the course
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Richard Riley


I love my profession. Lots and lots of parchment and paper awards. Best of show Aurora Film Awards, Mobius, and a Clio. Advancing from film to digital one of the first Quote: "Shooting digital does not replace taking a great shot" I love the creative collaboration with clients and bringing my passion and experience to everyday produ...

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