Getting into public service needs to have, not only good, but great political photos during the campaign period. This will help to boost political image to the public. However, the photos should be realistic and can communicate to the people. Most political personalities hire a professional photographer for this kind of publicity.
Basically, photographers know what kind of cameras do they need to use in order to capture the best photo of a great politician. This is somehow similar to the flash trail camera utilized by hunters to capture the real view of the wildlife.
Tips for a Great Political Campaign Photos
Shooting for a campaign photos can only took one day with the help of a photographer. However, there are politicians that have their own sense of fashion. Based on the negotiations, photographers can be hired and paid for a flat rate per day rather than on an hourly basis. Before engaging to a photoshoot, just remember some tips to be a professionally looking politician during the campaign period.
1. Negotiate with the photographer
Actually, there is no existing rule or policy for taking political campaign photos. So, make sure to negotiate everything to the photographer. Discuss on the process of getting all the photos as soon as possible from the photographer. But, remember discuss everything in writing for the benefit of both parties.
2. Call up volunteers
Most of the aspiring politicians use photos that show talking to lots of people. However, it doesn’t look natural as it is. To achieve this, volunteers are pretty much needed. Include the volunteers in and out of the pictures. Ensure that there are different sets of individual in every photo setup.
The location of the photo shoot should be iconic. It could be on a park, sidewalk, main street or corporate business area. The main point is that it could reflect the politician’s sector.
4. Outfit change
The change of outfit should be done for at least 3 times in a day of photo shoot. Moreover, the attire should be of business casual to business suits. Take note that the attire should fit in the location of the shoot.
Lastly, it is very advisable to be relaxed. Have some ice breakers in between photo shoots and have some water or something to eat to maintain the mood.
Make sure to relax during the photo shoot as discomfort are heightened on camera.