21 Single person operation: shooting

On your shoot day, and before you leave home, you should consider if you, yourself, present the correct ‘image’ to your client and the contributors with whom you are working. ‘Cleanliness is next to Godliness’ is what I was told as a young lad, and I suggest you bear in mind that you may often be working in close proximity to a variety of people from all walks of life, probably for long periods at a time, some of whom may well be responsible for ensuring your continued employment. Your attire, freshly scrubbed appearance and demeanour all count to the good, if not more so than being able to competently handle the equipment.

So, having looked in the mirror, the next thing to do is to carefully check the details ...

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