SETTING THESAURUS

PHOTOGRAPHY STUDIO



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HELPFUL TIP:

Settings should always be chosen with care. Consider the emotion you want your viewpoint character to feel and how setting choices, weather elements, and symbolism might build a specific mood in the scene, create tension and conflict, or even raise the stakes.
SIGHTS:
Plain white or gray walls
Wood, tiled, or concrete floors
Light stands and booms with different-sized lights
A backdrop attached to the wall
Other backdrops rolled up and leaning in a corner
Furniture (a sofa, stools, covered boxes, etc.)
Tables or cubes for placing objects to be photographed
Umbrellas and reflectors
Cords crossing the floor outside of the shot
Lights attached to the walls or ceiling
Flashes or strobes going off during a shoot
A wind machine or fan
Cameras on tripods
A table nearby holding lenses and other camera accessories
An area for props (clothing, accessories, home decor, etc.)
A laptop for viewing digital pictures
Other miscellaneous accessories (extension cords, duct tape, clamps, etc.)
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SOUNDS:
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SMELLS:
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TASTES:
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TEXTURES AND SENSATIONS:
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POSSIBLE SOURCES OF CONFLICT:
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PEOPLE COMMONLY FOUND IN THIS SETTING:
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SETTING NOTES AND TIPS:
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SETTING DESCRIPTION EXAMPLE:
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TECHNIQUES AND DEVICES USED:
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DESCRIPTIVE EFFECTS:
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