The prime piece of advice on how to prepare? Become as clear as you can as to what you wish your images to do, and everything else will follow.
For information on how to prepare for a headshot or any kind of business shoot that focuses on people,go here.
For information on how to prepare for several kinds of portraiture sessions, go here.
What about food, spaces, retail, product, and other commercial photography?
We find our clients needs are always unique and not everything can be covered in the general recommendations here. Always feel free to call or email us. Again, when you become as clear as you can as to what you wish your images to do, everything else will start to fall into place. We can help you with that process. We are also happy to meet with you in person at our studio, where you work, or any place that works for us both.
And all the other issues surrounding a photo shoot? Try our FAQ page.