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What to Shoot: December 2017


There are some things that are universal to all of us no matter where we live. This month, we’re introducing three shoot briefs that have no borders. Shopping is not an activity that’s regulated to a specific time of the year, but the winter holiday season is the most active. Keep in mind that annual sale days are being introduced globally and are fueling consumers to spend heavily with discounts on most if not all products, which translates to the queries of images of people shopping in stores and online rising dramatically.

Check out the links below for each of this month’s individual shoot briefs. Once you’ve completed one of them, a unique code needs to be applied to each clip – just add the code (provided at the top of each brief) to your keyword tags when you upload. That way, we’ll know which brief you’ve been focusing on.

If you have any questions or comments about any of these shoot briefs, please email Pond5’s Director of Artist Development and Experience, Robert Pascale, at

Clothes Shopping Brief

Home Improvement Brief

Grocery Shopping Brief

Looking for more ideas? Check out our shoot briefs from previous months here »

Top image: Teenage Girl in Wetsuit Carrying Surfboard in Winter by blendimages