Challenge 10. Use a Location to Wow


A striking location can make your entire shoot. Your shoot can become about the location and build on its strengths. Do your research and find a location that wows. Perhaps it is full of texture. Or maybe it’s all about color. Regardless, let your shoot be inspired by an impressive location.


The first thing I hear people say when I mention a challenge like this is that “there are no amazing locations where I live!” I can guarantee that’s not the case. People who live in the city are struck by vast expanses of fields and farmlands; people in the country are impressed by towering skyscrapers. There are impressive locations to be found everywhere, but it’s how you shoot them that augments ...

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