▢ What is my intended use?
▢ What size file do I need?
▢ What rights do I need?
▢ Do I need to pay?
▢ Can I negotiate the fee – number of images, low print run?
▢ Allow enough time to clear rights before using images.
▢ Do I know who the copyright holder is?
▢ Can’t find a copyright holder – have I done a diligent search?
▢ Is this use electronic and/or print?
▢ What rights do I want?
▢ Do I already have a subscription or scale of fees?
▢ Has the photographer received a clear brief?
▢ What rights of use have you agreed with the photographer?
▢ What is the intended use of the images – a particular project and/or stock use?
▢ What format (landscape/portrait) is needed?
▢ Have the models been booked for the shoot?
▢ Have the models been informed clearly what to wear and what is expected?
▢ Have the models understood the consent forms?
▢ Have the consent forms been signed?
▢ Can the models be easily identified and linked to the consent forms?
▢ Has permission to shoot in the chosen location been granted?