Ok so TIP # 2 ➢ Talk to your model before the shoot as he or she is getting their make up and hair done. Joke around, get to know them, be approachable and friendly. This is the perfect time to establish some kind of bond. Even if you can only spend 10 minutes with them, it’s better than nothing. So how do you start off the conversation ? Hi my name is Jason and I’m your photographer today. Or for you guys who have already spoken to the model to set up the shoot but haven’t really spent much time talking, then walk in the make up room and just say hi and tell her how great she looks or how good he looks if it is a male model and then the conversation will just develop on it’s own.