It is important to keep inspired, be aware of what is popular and current in the music industry.
Use IMVDB (International Music Video Data Base) to keep up to date with the charts.
Most popular new videos
Most popular of all time
When you see a music video with a 100 million views, ask yourself why this is so popular?
Follow the top artist trends.
Collecting images :
A single photograph can tell a story, it can inspire a shot or even spark a whole concept for your video.
Here is an example of a music video where every scene is based on a still photo.
Reference pics :
Pinterest is a great way to collect images that inspire you. Search for your favorite directors or artists, browse their boards and pin what you like.
Board examples :